Traditional Sri Lankan Handicrafts
Interlinked with local culture and folklore, Sri Lankan handicrafts have a proud history. The creation of many of these items is akin to an art form and is a unique skill that has been passed on from one generation to another.
The Focus of Craft Lanka
Craft Lanka is focused on developing and protecting traditional local industries including handicrafts and handloom textiles. It is one of the reputed handloom shops in sri lanka that empower local craftsmen. It has 14 outlets in Sri Lanka’s Western Province including two in Kalutara (South and North areas).
One of the main items that can be bought here is handloom fabrics. Painstakingly made by hand, these beautiful fabrics have been used to make everything from sarees to shirts and other cloth based products including bags and purses that have a unique look, design and texture.
Other Handicraft Products
Those visiting Craft Lanka in Kalutara can also look forward to purchasing traditional masks and drums, miniature elephants carved from wood and products made from coir or red clay. There are also fascinating trinkets and toys that are part of the wonderful handicrafts the island is famed for.