A shawl is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, and sometimes also over the head. It is usually a rectangular or square piece of cloth, that is often folded to make a triangle but can also be triangular in shape. Other shapes include oblong shawls.


Carpet weaving is one of most important crafts in Kashmir. Kashmiri carpets are known allover the world for their design and weave.


Srinagar is also famous for its dry fruits and spices. Different kinds of walnuts like kagzi walnuts, wont walnuts, burzil walnuts, and spices like saffron, shah zira and honey are some of the specialties of Srinagar.


Jammu and Kashmir is known for its pure and high quality saffron. The UT of Jammu and Kashmir tops the list of the saffron growing states/ UT's in India.


Kahmir is known for manufacturing of good quality cricket bats. There are various bat factories maily on Srinagar Anantnag highway offering the customers a wide range of quality bats. Kashmir willow is widely used in cricket bats and Kashmir is a leading exporter after the UK.


Kashmir has rightly been described as” the land of fruits. Its land environment and climate has pro­vided greater facilities for horticulture in­dustry to grow more rapidly. Today we see in this valley scores of varieties of apple, pearl, baggu gosha, walnut, several types of cherry and other fruits which are grown and exported to other states.

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