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Dharmavaram handloom pattu sarees and paavadas
Dharmawaram, Andhra Pradesh
Dharmavaram handloom pattu sarees and paavadas are textiles woven by hand with mulberry silk and zari. They are made in Dharmavaram of Anantapur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
Hadagali Mallige is known for its rich fragrance and shelf life. Locally known as “Vasane Mallige”, (fragrant Jasmine), it is grown mainly in Hoovina Hadagali (Hadagali of Flowers) and surrounding areas in Bellary district of Karnataka.
Banganapalle, Andhra Pradesh
Banginapalli Mangoes is a mango variety produced in Banaganapalle of Kurnool district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The fruit has yellow flesh and a thin, smooth yellow skin. The flesh is of a firm, meaty texture and is sweet and lacks fibre.
Sandur Lambani Embroidery
Lambani women specialize in lepo embroidery, which involves stitching pieces of mirror, decorative beads and coins onto clothes. Sandur Lambani embroidery is a type of textile embroidery unique to the tribe in Sanduru, Bellary district, Karnataka.
Molakalmuru Sari are the traditional silk sari that are weaved in the Molakalmuru, Chitradurga district, Karnataka, India. The motifs include that of fruits, animals, and flowers.
The Devanahalli pomelo is a variety of the citrus fruit pomelo. It is exclusively grown in the region around Devanahalli taluk, Bangalore Rural District, India, as an exotic crop variety.
Srikalahasti Kalamkari is a style of Kalamkari work which involves dyed hand-painting of a fabric. It is produced in Srikalahasti of Chittoor district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Kalamkari had its existence during the period of Vijayanagara Empire.
Kinnal Craft or Kinhal Craft is a traditional wooden craft local to the town of Kinhal, or Kinnal, in Koppal District, North Karnataka, India. The town is famous for Kinhal toys and religious idols.
Gadwal sari is a handcrafted woven sari style in Gadwal of Jogulamba Gadwal district in the Indian state of Telangana. The sari consists of cotton body with silk pallu, the weave is so light that the saree can be packed in a matchbox.
Kinnal, Koppal District, North Karnataka
Kinnal Craft or Kinhal Craft is a traditional wooden craft of the town of Kinhal, Koppal District in North Karnataka.
Bangalore Rose Onion
Bangalore rose onion, locally called gulabi eerulli, is a variety of onion grown in and around Bangalore in Karnataka. The characteristic which makes them unique istheir deep scarlet red colour
Bangalore Blue Grapes
Bangalore blue grape, also simply called Bangalore Blue, is a variety of fox grape grown in districts around Bangalore in India.
Kasuti is a traditional form of folk embroidery practised in the state of Karnataka, India. Kasuti work which is very intricate sometimes involves putting up to 5,000 stitches by hand and is traditionally made on dresswear like Ilkal sarees, Ravike and Angi or Kurta.