Monday, July 27, 2015

The Silver City Cuttack

Cuttack District is a district of the Indian state Odisha. A municipal area if this district that contains district headquarters and other important government offices is called the city “Cuttack”. According to history the Cuttack district was the capital of the old Odisha. This is a very powerful and rich city of that time and today also counted as a major city of Odisha.

The biggest river of odisha known as Mahanadi is bordered this district from all directions that makes it very safe from attacks of enemy’s army. So the king of old Odisha chose this place to leave and make this as capital of Odisha.

This beautiful city also very popular in the name of “silver city” as its silver handicrafts are popular in all over the world, the popular silver handicraft work of Odisha known as “Tarakasi work of Odisha”.

Handloom Katki Sarees are World Famous
Tarakasi is a type of silver Filigree work in which the master handicraft works of Cuttack produces different types of beautiful decorative products and jewellery. The Tarakasi work of Cuttack, Odisha is very old, this highly skilled art form is more than 500 years old and is traditionally done by local artisans of Cuttack.

According to sources, the Tarakasi art may have come to Odisha through its trade links with Indonesia, at those time Indian skilled handicraft artist learn the silver Filigree work of Indonesia and add Indian style on it and convert it in to a very beautiful art culture.

Today also the demand of this old traditional art is very much high in national and international market. People in all over the world like the beautiful silver made art pieces made by master handicraft workers of Odisha.

So many products are exported to different American, European, Australian countries and also on many online shopping stores the product are available for purchasing of peoples in all over the world. 

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