Art and Craft of Leh
Most of the Ladakhi artifacts were imported from other places. The whole region adopted them as a part of its culture. Here are some most popular handicrafts of Ladakh and Leh.
In the early seventeenth century, some metal artisans were brought in from Nepal to construct a large Buddhist Temple in Leh. Since then, most of them stayed back. Their descendants continue to live and make metal artifacts here. They use silver, copper, and brass to carve out exquisite p…