Kerala Lamp - Thiri Nilavilakku
Mannar in Alappuzha District in Kerala has been the manufacturing hub for Bronze items and lamps since many centuries. The idols and brass-work for many temples and churches across Kerala originate in Mannar. Families learn by tradition and continue the Bronze casting work. Mannar is also a place of Religious harmony with Hindu temples, oldest Churches and Islamic Mosques co-existing.
- Rs 1,600.00
The Nila vilakku is the traditional bronze lamp of Kerala. It is used to light the lamp for worship, in the mornings and evenings. It can also be used as a welcoming lamp, and is a wonderful gift and a traditional souvenir from Kerala. This traditional Thiri lamp has 5 'thiris' or wick spaces.
Height: 9 inches
This lamp is meant for lighting for occassions. After lighting, you can rub tamarind to bring the shine back, and clean. Once in 5 years, you can use special powders for cleaning brass / bronze items to bring the shine back.
All Crafts would take an average making time of 2 weeks if not in stock at the time of ordering.
On receiving your order, we shall check with the Craftsperson and reply on the exact making and delivery time.