Handicrafts products from cottage based small manufacturing units. Some handicraft products often have identifying features such as traditional or artistic deriving from the region of production by craftsmen, working generally on a COTTAGE INDUSTRY basis.

The customer-oriented definition of handicrafts suggests that it is the creative expression of a group of people with unique artistic skills who apply their talents to the production of material goods, which reflect their culture and heritage.

Later, JUTE and leather became the major raw materials for handicrafts. The result is a fascinating variety of baskets, pottery, wall hangings, handbags, travel kits, toys, ashtrays, carpets, embroidered quilts, and so on.

These products are characterized by utility, sustainability and environment friendliness blended with aesthetics appeal and are suitable for everyday use. The most predominant features of Bangladeshi handicrafts are the extensive use of individual skill and the interesting design motifs.

Bangladeshi Women
In Handicraft

Bangladesh’s handicrafts not only promise increasing foreign currency earnings through exports but also women empowerment. Last fiscal year over $20 million-worth products were exported, propelled by a workforce including around four lakh women, half of whom are based in their own homes, working for exporters throughout the country.

there are over four lakh women throughout the country working for handicraft companies. Half of the workforce is based in their own homes.

Bangladesh mainly exports rugs, bags, buckets, home furniture, textiles and decoration items and storage solutions to almost 60 to 70 countries in Europe, Asia, South America and Latin America