Mysore is famous for its sandalwood and its products. Sandalwood tree is known for its fragrance and the oil extracted is an important ingredient in cosmetics. Sandalwood Handicraft items are in great demand as they are unique and have intricate carvings. In Karnataka carving is comes as family business and there are excellent sculptors who produce unique pieces which are a personification of art. Do take home some sandalwood art from Mysore.