Assam and Tripura are richly stocked with bamboo and cane of various species. Both bamboo and cane are used as raw materials of great versatility and form an integral part of our economy. The making of bamboo and cane products is practiced by a large number of artisans and huge demand for these products has led artisans to graduate from the traditional to modern designs. Catering to the consumer demands are products which include decorative items, lamp shades, table mats, pens, clutch bags, fruit baskets, incense stands and accessories.
Assam and Tripura are two states in India known for their cane and bamboo stock. Both these are found in rich quantities and in varied forms. Cane and Bamboo can be used as raw material for diverse needs and they form an integral part of our economy. A number of artisans use cane and bamboo to create handicrafts which are not just artistically beautiful but are now also in huge demand. Artisans have graduated from creating traditional designs to modern ones. Some of the bamboo and cane handcrafts available for purchase are decorative items, lam shades, table mats, pens, small clutch bags, fruit baskets, incense stands and other similar accessories.