Most art and crafts of Karnataka are produced by using traditional methods, which has proved to be the hallmark of fineness in craftsmanship for Karnataka artisans. The temples and monuments in Karnataka are the living examples of stonework and the perfect skills of the craftsmen in the state. Moreover, these crafts have been going on for generations. Paintings, ivory carving, sandalwood crafts, Mysore silk etc., are some of the many interesting crafts seen in Karnataka. Moreover, metal work of Udupi is also renown for heir intricate craftsmanship.