Art and Culture, Kochi

Kochi has a multi-cultural identity, as people from various parts of the world have made this city of Kerala their home. Therefore, Kochi culture has many facets, which have completely different identities. You will find many items carved out of rosewood, like paper weights, lamp stands, book ends and also figures of elephants, tigers, deer, elephants, fishes et al. then, there will be bell-metal like utensils, lamps, bells and so on and ecologically sensitive art and craft items made of coconut shells like nut bowls, powder boxes, spoons and hookahs.
Here are the names and addresses of some shops in Cochin you can check out for these arts and crafts items.
A.K.P. Metallodrome : Shanmugam Road, Kochi
Beauty Arts : Shanmugam Road, Kochi
C.I. Company : Broadway, Kochi
Kochi Ivory and Fine Arts : Mattancherry, Kochi
Crafters Antique : Jew Town, Kochi
Gujarath Emporium : Market Road, Kochi
Indian Curio Centre : Broadway, Kochi
Indian Industries : Willingdon Island, Kochi
Kairali Handicraft Emporium : M.G. Road, Kochi
Kashmir Gift Emporium : Kochi
Kerala Artisans Development Corporation : S.N. Junction, Kochi
Khadi Gramodyog Bhawan : M.G. Road, Kochi
Khataisons Curio Palace : M.G. Road, Kochi
Lawrence Handicrafts and Exports : Synagogue Lane, Jew Town, Kochi
Surabhi : M.G. Road, Kochi
The Jewels and Carpets : M.G. Road, Kochi
Unique Crafts : M.G. Road, Kochi
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