One of life's biggest disappointments is discovering that the man who writes the bank's ads is not the guy who makes the loans. One of life's biggest joys is discovering that handicrafts needn't always cost the moon. You just have to know where to buy.
Here's one venue that you simply must check out. The Pondicherry Crafts mela brings to town stone carvings, terracotta, wooden crafts, batic rints, palm leaf art, artistic leather items, marble printing items, hand-made paper lamp shades, clay toys, perfumed candles, agarbathies, stuffed dolls, coconut carvings, design mats, and auroville handicrafts.
Go on, Hyderabad, indulge in a handicraft shopping binge.
Please call the venue for more details.