Splendour of art and culture in Western Himalayas always lured human heart and mind to study and work to know the ultimate truth of art and culture and its value in human life. Politically, Himachal Pradesh was formed in 1966 when about 20 princely hill kingdoms were merged together. The Rajput kings were great connoisseurs of art and craft and extended patronage to talented artisans in times of peace, when they needed to commemorate, and perpetuate their victories. Himachal art and craft give us an insight into the social beliefs and religious practices, which stimulate and provide an outlet for the artistic energies of Pahari artisans. The villages display little changes in their fabric or community needs through largely impoverished craftsmen and artisans having retained their creativity through the ages. Grassroots Institute, in association of local NGOs, conducted an empirical study in 2008-09 to document various forms of cultural artefacts in Chamba, Kangraa, Mandi, Kullu, Shimla, Kinnaur and Lahaul & Spiti districts by using research tools of questionnaire, semi-structured interview, observation and photography. Cultural artefacts that were recorded include: embroidery (including Chamba rumaal), ornaments, Pahari painting, Kangra painting, Thangka painting, handloom crafts, hemp shoes, wood carving, basketry, metal craft and sacra-metal artefacts, dolls & soft toys and Budhist sculpture. This paper will present historical, socio-cultural, morphological and developmental aspects of different cultural artefacts and associated artisans. This paper also provides the suggestions to develop new styles and designs in artefacts for getting space in market. Government needs to support the artisans and craftworkers in variety of ways.