Jute Macrame Craft
of Goa are the most valuable assets of the beach state, which are not
only ethnic, but their creative merit surpasses many costly trendy items
of the present age. Jute is woven into a coarse lace and knotted in
pattern form. Similar to other crafts of Goa, this art also exhibits a
blend of Portuguese and Indian culture.
Products made with macramé include decorative bags, belts, wall hanging,
lampshades, flowerpots and hangers. Goa being an important tourist
destination, these products serves as valuable souvenirs. The items made
by these craftsmen in Goa are made available at the Handicrafts Emporium
in Panjim, tourist hotels, and other souvenir hubs.