Orissa is famous for its centuries old coir craft. The speciality of a coir craft is its woven magnificence. Coir is a totally natural and an eco friendly material and an exceptionally tensile fibre extracted from the nuts of coconut palms. The manufacturing of the raw material requires huge efforts and involve several processes. This natural wonder finds many uses and applications in the field of craft and home decorations. Coir is eco friendly, biodegradable and echo proof.There are many castes in Orissa who practice the coir craft to earn theira livelihood, such as Vaishyas, Khandayak, Dhobi and Brahmins alike. It is used to make a wide range of eco friendly toys, wall hanging, key rings, Christmas hangings, pen stands and other decorative items.