Khumbeu the traditional Mizo hat is known for its workmanship. It looks as if the hat is woven out of fine bamboo as fine as cotton yarn. It is water proof hat ad locally known as khumbeu. Some 30% of the state is covered with wild bamboo forests, many of which are largely unexploited. Mizoram harvests 40% of India’s 80 million-ton annual bamboo crop. Simple yet mesmerizing such are the designs of cane and bamboo items.