The state of Kerala is affluent in a range of artistic handicrafts. The state has a rich cultural heritage, which is depicted in its art and crafts. The articles available here ranges from ayurvedic soaps, balms, wood carving, woven fiber baskets, mats and curios and much more. Each of these Kerala handicrafts showcases decade old traditions. Even the temples of Kerala include many crafts of metal alloys made out of a mixture of brass, tin and copper, which create popular tower-like lamps.
The various Kerala handicrafts available include Brass and Bell Metal Works, Coir and Cane Products, Ivory Works, Lacquer Ware, Sandalwood Carving, Textiles, Wooden Toys, Kathakali Masks, and Wood Carving amongst others