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About Poompuhar

Poompuhar, the well acknowledged brand name of The Tamilnadu Handicrafts Development Corporation (THDC) has been serving the native arts and craftsmen of the Tamil Nadu since its inception in July 1973.Poompuhar is a unique handicrafts store because of the efforts it’s taken to expand the business and since it plays a significant role in the Indian handicrafts industry. We have about 15 sales showrooms + Vandalur, Chennai Airport , Chennai Museum & IIT- Madars (Franchising), 7 production units and provide lively hood of about 70,000 plus artisans family

Our products are authentic, affordable and attractive. These are carefully handcrafted, designed and marketed for the customer.The collections include a lot of designs and statues made from a variety of materials like Bronze, Brass, Copper, Tanjore paintings, White Metal, Black Metal, Wood Carvings, Stone Carvings, Cloth, Leather, Jute and Clay, Swamimalai Bronze Icons, Kondapalli toys, Meenakari, Kalamkari Purse, Garlands, Thanjavur Art Plate as well.. View more →


You would fell in love this place if you're a lover of handicrafts, paintings, sculptures and art in general. They have goods in from brass to wood. Must visit if you're planning to buy something for your house or a gift for someone.

Reeva Parashar
Review on google
Testimonails review from Google Customer

The door was done in record time, fully feak, traditional and exceptionally appealling to my conservative family. I was impressed by the effcieny, time management and skill of the artisans. Truly Tamil Nadu Handcirafts derves much more credit than we attribute to a govrenment sector.

Abinaya Rajan
Poompuhar Customer
Testimonails review from Google Customer

AR / VR Features

Poompuhar VR showroom

Poompuhar's Virtual reality showrooms are 360° immersive spaces that provides 3D product displays & a rich brand experience. In other words, they are digitally simulated 3D environment with product replicas along with complete product information & interaction facilities.

Augmented Reality

Augment reality app will give the virtual setup of artefacts at customer’s premises. Whereas the customer can place the artefacts at their home/ office etc.,
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360 degree Virtual Tour

360 degree Virtual Tour of Poompuhar Chennai showroom will provide a virtual walkthrough and shopping experience & complete interactive 360 Virtual Tour with features such as live guided tours