Orissa possesses a wide range of art and craft and the Oriya artisans are experts in making splendid hand made pieces of handicraft. Many such art of the state has received awe-inspiring laurels from across the world. The number of handicrafts being made and created in Orissa includes Patta Chitra, Sand Art, Metal Work, Silver Filigree, Stone Carving and Puppets and Masks making and so on. Orissa artists create amazing masterpieces of art and crafts that are now popular not only in India but across the globe.