Horn Carving of Andhra Pradesh

Horn Carving of Andhra Pradesh


Horn is a versatile raw material and artisans have shown keen sensitivity by using its grain and variations in colours to great advantage. When heated and oiled horn becomes soft and pliable. Bison horns are in great demand owing to the size. Vishakapatnam is a well-known centre for horn craft and the artisans are especially well-known for crafting horn walking sticks.

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