Peacock Motif Lamp

Leather Lamp,

India

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The art of leather-lamp-making has its roots in the tradition of tollu bommalata or leather shadow-puppetry of Andhra Pradesh which first emerged in 200 BC and was later patronised by the Satavahana rulers. This lamp, bearing a stunning peacock motif, is an artistic amalgamation of craftsmanship, utility, and beauty. With a lighted lamp inside and placed high up near the ceiling, it will create a jaw-dropping display of light and shadow on the surrounding walls.

Regular Price: ₹2,400

Special Price ₹1,680

Typically delivered within 7 days

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The art of leather-lamp-making has its roots in the tradition of tollu bommalata or leather shadow-puppetry of Andhra Pradesh which first emerged in 200 BC and was later patronised by the Satavahana rulers. This lamp, bearing a stunning peacock motif, is an artistic amalgamation of craftsmanship, utility, and beauty. With a lighted lamp inside and placed high up near the ceiling, it will create a jaw-dropping display of light and shadow on the surrounding walls.

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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...

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    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 20.5
    Width: 20.5
    Height: 47.5
    Type of Material:Fabric, Metal, Paint
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