Basket weaving is a popular craft in practiced Ladakh for producing baskets made out of chipkiang grass commonly found all over Ladakh. This variety of grass is used to weave baskets which are then used for carrying household items and daily chores. Production clusters center around Kargil, Bod Kharbu, Lamayuru, Saspol, Nimmo, Chushot. The baskets produced are called tsepo which are essentially backpack baskets.

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