Hyderabad is famous for its Hyderabadi Biryani, Charminar, Golkonda Fort pearls, bangles, and zardozi work. All these products are hand made, by people who have been handed over the skills from past generations. 17 Clusters of artisans involved in these activities are concentrated in and around Charminar. The different traditional arts and crafts of the city are:
Clay and bangles
Lanes at Chudi Bazar near Charminar in Hyderabad house innumerable households engaged in the traditional art of bangle products. Stone studded bangles made of lac and clay, and glass bangles of different colors are world-renowned.
Hyderabad is a hub of IT industries that are in the Micro, Small and Medium sectors, and also large MNCs like Microsoft, Infosys, Wipro, Accenture, etc. Many of these IT clusters border Hyderabad