Kashmiri Carpets in Chennai – Shopping in Chennai for North Indian carpets & handicrafts is just getting better. This Chennai shop has a great collection of carpets from all over India. The Cottage Arts Emporium has carpets, shawls and garments from Kashmir displayed in the ground floor.
However, it is the basement floor that holds the real treasure. Brass and bronze sculptures in several sizes and of various deities are displayed all around. The brass artefacts and lighter and are crafted in Madurai. Bronze is heavier. Kumbakonam is where bronze sculptures are sculpted.
These pieces are crafted in Madurai in South India.In addition, there are sandalwood handicrafts from Karnataka, Camel bone artefacts from Rajasthan and green stone figurines from Orissa on display . Articles from Ladakh, that are used for religious and domestic purposes are on display too. They are made by using copper,silver and brass. You can also find tea pots, hookkah-bases, ladles and bowls here.
The owners have been in the handicrafts business for more than a decade and have their own manufacturing units .They have showooms in Madurai, Tanjore as well.