Mysore is the third-largest city after the state capital of Bangalore and Hubli in Karnataka, India. Mysore is a center for mass production for traditional and new design bamboo craft items. Due to advances in processing technology, it has a great demand in industrial applications. As it grows abundantly and is an eco-friendly item, it is widely used for household products. Bamboo strips are not only used in utility products but also in decorative products. A bamboo basket is one among them. A basket is made of a thin bamboo stripe.
Thousands of artisans earn their daily bread and butter by producing a wide variety of bamboo products. Bamboo baskets, boxes, chairs, handbags, mats, winnow, etc., are examples of bamboo products. Artisan Mr. Najundayya is making bamboo baskets since his childhood. Basketry is his family business in Mysore.
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