Varanasi Soft Stone Jali Work is an auspicious craft of Varanasi and is famous for creating designs with the natural veins of the stone. These stones are made without any joints. It is obviously an ancient craft called soft stone craft. Varanasi is the place where great examples of stone craft have been seen. It's very beneficial for Varanasi to be the center of such ancient craft of soft stone toy-making and antiques. Varanasi Soft Stone Jali Work joined the league of Geographical Indication (GI) in 2018.