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Handicrafts home industry is one sector which is promising cottage industry among the people of Yogyakarta, especially in the area of ​​tourist attraction. Indonesian state has a rich cultural and handicraft products are very diverse. Products produced handicrafts made ​​up of various materials and one of them is from the skin. With leather base material, can be made the art of inlaid decoration by using the skin as a creative medium. The products produced in the form of a fan, shadow puppet, wall hangings, calligraphy, frame, bookmarks, lamp shades, hand fans and more.

Crafts inlaid decoration especially leather puppet is crafting a blend of art and history. This is because to make shadow puppets necessary skills and high tenacity and a sense of love for the puppet story. Shadow puppets are as one of the heritage Palace is expected to be an example of a legacy that must be preserved and maintained for the continued existence of shadow puppets as the identity of the city of Yogyakarta.

Inlaid decoration craft industry has developed from year to year. Craft industry is already well known to overseas. In Yogyakarta, precisely in the hamlet of Karangasem, the village of Wukirsari, Bantul, Yogyakarta, there are many craftsmen inlaid of Tatah Sunggging. In the area close to 80% of the population had professions as artisans inlaid decoration.