Handicraft works are practiced far and wide in the regional state. They are the product of hand and mind and these traditional objects are the results of knowledge. They express cultures, religion and faith they link with the people, the history and heritage of environmental and other physical assets. Some handicraft works are stacked wooden and metal work, leather work, pottery, weaving bamboo, grass products bead works for beautification, and more.
At the same time in terms of territory and in different parts of the region this practice is still a living one. For instance Gamo, Wolayta,and Dawro people are known in their traditional weaving practices. Metal and cultural plow equipment is especially known in Silte zone. The Dawro and Sheka zones are known in basketry work out of bamboo. The Gurage are known in their pottery, manufacturing of grass products and metal work.