Karnataka is a leader in producing high quality handicrafts.
Major crafts practiced are sandal wood, rose wood furniture, inlay and carvings, bronze statues, bidriware, lacquer ware, batiks and home decors products.
Handicrafts are exported to Dubai, Taipai, China.
13 craft complexes spread across the state provide common facilities centre, design input and marketing support.
Exports of Handicrafts from Karnataka stood at USD 166 million in 2016-17.
The major export destinations for handicrafts from Karnataka include US, UK, Australia, etc.