Maharashtra has a wide variety of handicrafts available, some of which originated long back during the time of Marathas, Mughals and even Britishers. These art and craft showcases the true spirit of Maharashtrian culture. There are some very famous crafts of Maharashtra such as sawantwadi crafts, bidri works, leather works, weaving, Mashru and Himru, Paintings and so on. These crafts portray the rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra and showcase the unique blend of different traditions. The state also displays a lively spirit that never fades and can be seen in its crafts as well.