Marble & Stone Handicrafts

The era of marble crafting started from the early age or can say when Mughals ruled India. In that period the Mughal Emperors trained and skilled the craftsmen in the crafting of marble and later on, they were adored by Rajputana Rulers. ... Major of the marble handicrafts in Rajasthan are made from Makrana Marble.

The city of Agra in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh is home to skilled stone craftsmen. ... Then there are the inlay artisans, who make fine designs of semi-precious stone inlaid in marble. This craft is believed to have been introduced here in the 17th century by Persian artisans brought by the Mughal emperor.