Apart from bearing exotic nuts, Walnut tree offers exquisite wood with natural sheen, attractive color and grains. Walnut woods are globally acclaimed as an excellent quality for variety of wood work. Kashmir is one of the best places where wood work from Walnut Wood can be found. Among the walnut tree variety produced in Kashmir, the one that bears fruit has the best wood that can be used for carving and fret work purposes. Wood carving in Kashmir is done on variety of objects like bed, table, chair, dining table and personal articles like pot, jewelry box, box, photo frame etc. Artisans use diverse designs to adorn these articles; most common of which are, the dragon, lotus flower motifs, Chinar motif, Vine leaves and Rose flower motifs in the carving work.