Arts & Crafts

Kondapalli Toys : Kondapalli toys Or Kondapalli Bommalu are a unique and traditional form of wooden toys handcrafted by skilled artisans in the town of Kondapalli nearby Vijayawada . Bommala Colony translates to Toys Colony in Kondapalli is the place where the art of crafting takes place.It was registered as one of the geographical indication handicraft from Andhra Pradesh These toys were one of the varieties of toys assembled in the houses during the festivals of Sankranti and Navratri and is referred as Bommala Koluvu.Each piece is a masterpiece of intricate detailing and vibrant colors.Made from lightweight, eco-friendly wood.

Mangalagiri Sarees: The handcrafted gifts of Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam celebrate the artistic prowess of the Mangalagiri weavers promoting local craftsmanship and livelihood. Mangalagiri sarees are a poignant symbol of Andhra Pradesh’s rich cultural heritage, textile legacy and craftsmanship. Mangalagiri cotton sarees are unique soft cotton sarees that come in monotone hues, with gold zari embellished borders. Traditionally, the sarees feature Nizam borders, reminiscent of the rule of the Nawabs in the area.