Alum Floor Lamp

Leather Lamp, India
DKINANLELI0000006

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Regular Price: ₹3,000

Special Price ₹1,800

Typically delivered within 7 days
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The art of making leather puppetry evolved into leather lamps as shadow theatre reduced in Andra Pradesh. As a result it still uses motifs from Ramayana and Mahabaratha

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    Process of Making

    Prepping:After the raw material is procured, it has to be cleaned thoroughly in hot water. It is then soaked in a pit of limewater for about 10 days. This softens the upper surface, which is then vigorously cleaned or scraped with a chisel so as to get a smooth surface. After this initial cleaning, the leather is soaked again, this time along with kadaka powder, which imparts a light brown colour to the leather. The leather is then thoroughly dried, for as long as a week, depending on the weathe...

  • Anatomy of the Product
    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 21.5
    Width: 21.5
    Height: 68
    Weight(gm):800.0000
    Craft : Leather Lamp

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