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Artistic leather work is a traditional craft of the Kutch district especially of the Banni. Locally available hide is kept in a big jar, immersed under earth for along period containing water, latex and lime. Sometimes the bark of babul tree is added to the mixture to give the leather a red tinge. Then the hair is remove the skin is stitched at edges like bag and is filled with a solution of babul (Chhilka of babul put in water for few days) for a further period of 3 to 4 days. After this the stitches are untied and leather is used for manufacturing various articles. Designs of Fish, Mor (Peacock), Flower, Butti, Double Butti are common decoration.

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