Every time around the festival season, the tension of gifts doesn’t leave us in peace. Yes, there is always a brainstorming session going on about what exactly the gift should be. With Diwali and Bhai Dooj just on the head, you for sure cannot give the same gift from the previous years and you’ve to keep a watch in your pocket also.
But gifting something to your siblings is more about showing love and affection towards them, but pulling their leg is something that gives pure joy. There will be love, but more pranks during the festive season. You can also buy handmade gifts online for them to bring a smile to their faces.
The artisan’s industry is the second largest employer that helps developing nations and employ women on a large scale. Still, India contributes only 2% to the global handicraft industry, whereas China stays at 30%. This Diwali, don’t go for factory-made products instead, stand out by gifting handicrafts made by talented artists.
So, with Diwali and Bhai dooj arriving we have got some amazing handmade gifting ideas for your loved ones.
Wooden clocks can be a decent gifting option. Nowadays, markets are flooded with trendy wooden clocks and wall clocks. Get your favorite one and present it to your friends and family members, this would be a great utility gift.
Wooden Jewelry Box for Ladies
Every woman would love to get a piece of a handmade wooden jewelry box. It can be a wonderful option if you want to show your love and care towards the woman you’re gifting it to. These are handcrafted with great precision and have a royal feel to it.
Wooden Wall Hangings
These wall hangings would be an amazing corporate gifting option this Diwali. Wooden wall hangings look very cultural and royal, they are just perfect to use as a gifting item in the festive season for your company.
Wooden Cigar Box for Gents
A classic wooden box for a classic gentleman is a popular and stunning gift for the gents. It is best to get a cedar or pine wood cigar box as it comes with the best variety of wood among all other handmade wooden cigar boxes.
Wooden Sculptures and Statues
Despite gifting plastic or metal statues, try handmade wooden sculptures and statues this festival season. The best part about these sculptures is that they require very little maintenance and are very long-lasting as they last for at least 10-12 years.
The Craft Council of Andhra Pradesh (CCAP) has started Diwali gift hampers from various regions. These hampers include Fabric napkins with lacework, wooden candle holders which also add up as hand block print tools, leather puppet décor, and terracotta Diya from Rajahmundry.
Heritage and Health
Some companies have come up with heritage products like Bio Basics has launched popular Wayanad rice varieties such as Mullankaima fragrant rice and Kaala Malliphulo black rice with a proper recipe card for the festive season.
Diwali is the festival of lights, joy, sweets, and course gifts! So as mentioned above are the few options of handmade eco-friendly gifts for your loved ones. Save Environment and Show love through handicrafts.