If you ask a bamboo art expert, then they would tell you that it gives lightness, strength and flexibility with the natural beauty.In India, this bamboo is used for making the ropes, certain types of furniture, fishing rods, musical instruments and most importantly, art.
Origin of Bamboo: The origin of using bamboo as an art has begun in the Japan where the people residing over there started making baskets out of bamboo. However, after the 15th century, bamboo was then used to make tea articles and Chinesestyle flower arranging vessels. And since then demand for these kinds of articles was ever increasing. And so as to meet the increasing demand, a number of talented bamboo artisans stayed active day and night to meet this demand.
In the middle of the 19th century, there was an increase in the artist-signed baskets. It was noted that the early bamboo artists excelled both at the Chinese-style baskets as well as in the Japanese-style articles. This also ensured the fact that they embraced the imperfection, simplicity, and irregularity. In the 19th century, it was also noted that the bamboo artists met the technical and philosophical standards.
How Bamboo is considered as an Important Medium?
Bamboo is literally considered as an expressive and demanding medium. Therefore, it takes good number of years to get involved in the skills and techniques of harvesting, processing, splitting, dyeing, weaving, bending and knotting. But mastering in it would require a lot of time and patience.
Now when we talk about the 20thcentury, the bamboo basket developed into more of the forms of bamboo art. Now you can see that the bamboo artists are expanding their ideas and are refining the traditions along with creating a creative vision.
The bamboo art or bamboo hand craft is also referred to as the handicrafts. And the industry which deals in making bamboo art is called the handicraft industry. And this industry plays a vital role in our Indian heritage culture. Since the earlier times, the bamboo art that we perform has spread all over the world.
Why choose ODE Craft for Bamboo Arts?
We, ODE Craft, hold up a motive to rejuvenate the bamboo art that’s developed in India. Also, we wish to support all the entrepreneurship and business models at micro and macro levels, the bamboo manufacturing small and medium units, so as to promote the development of the bamboo art in India. One of the most memorable things that it holds is the perfection of the environment is in contact with the eco-friendly environment. Therefore, so as to sustain in the market of bamboo art, we provide top class and high graded bamboo products.