Top 5 Handicraft Products to Give a Traditional Twist to Your Wall Décor

With living spaces becoming smaller the wall has become an important part of decorating one’s home. Wallpapers, wall art, wall stickers, designer wall paints are popular ways of adding colour to the wall. Handicraft products are quite popular in India and abroad and they certainly add a traditional feel to one’s home. With e-commerce, most of the popular handicraft products are available online and you can choose one that fits your requirement as well as budget.

 If you don’t want to browse through the entire catalogue you can take a look at these 5 popular products that would add to your wall décor without burning a hole in your pocket.
With living spaces becoming smaller the wall has become an important part of decorating one’s home. Wallpapers, wall art, wall stickers, designer wall paints are popular ways of adding colour to the wall. Handicraft products are quite popular in India and abroad and they certainly add a traditional feel to one’s home. With e-commerce, most of the popular handicraft products are available online and you can choose one that fits your requirement as well as budget.
 If you don’t want to browse through the entire catalogue you can take a look at these 5 popular products that would add to your wall décor without burning a hole in your pocket.

Jharokha

 

 

Jharokha’ is a word used to describe a small window with beautiful carvings around it. Having a ‘Jharokha’ in the house was a common practice at the time of Rajas & Maharajas. Women (under purdah system) used to peep out through ‘Jharokas’ so that no one could see them directly. These days Jharokhas are a very popular wall décor product. Made of wood multiple designs and sizes are available. You can choose an elegant copper Jharokha or a multicoloured one based on the colour of your walls. With a little help from the carpenter, it can be transformed into a traditional photo frame.
 

Traditional torch or Mashaal

 
Traditionally used to light up the palace of the king this product has been designed to give a royal look to your walls. Made of iron the designs are handpainted in multiple colours using traditional techniques. There is a provision to place a small candle inside it. A new version with the provision to add a light bulb has been introduced recently. If you purchase a set of Electric Mashaal's they not only add to your wall décor but also act as a nightlight. 

These mashaals come in different sizes, starting from 9 inches and going up to 24 inches. Ideally, one should purchase a set of two mashaals but single pieces are also available.  It also serves as a great gift for your loved ones.
 

Set of Shield and Swords (Dhal Talwar)

 

Another popular product here is the Dhal Talvar set. Traditionally used for fighting during the war, these days it can be seen in a lot of homes as a part of their Wall Décor. The core material is cast iron and the designs are crafted by hand. The swords are blunt and cannot harm anyone. The common colour used is copper but sometimes multicoloured sets are also available. 

 

Vintage Clocks

 

 

Vintage Clocks are very popular wall accessories. There is a lot of variety available in terms of design and look but railway clocks with their sleek design are very popular. They resemble the old station clock which was the only way to know the time before the digital clocks were launched. These clocks are made of iron and can be easily hung on the wall.

Wooden clocks that are crafted to resemble animals such as elephant and camel and bird such as peacock are quite popular. These are made of wood and painted in bright colours and can brighten up any room.

God Idols

 


Wall Hangings of Indian Gods such as Lord Ganesh, Lord Krishna, Lord Balaji, Lord Krishna and Radha can be seen in a lot of homes. Different materials such as cast iron, paper mache, and wood are used to carve them. They are very popular as gift articles too.

Add any or all these articles to your wall décor and be ready to get compliments from your guests.

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