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Handmade/ Eco-friendly Wooden Wall Hanging with Ancient Styled Pottery
Craft: Etikoppaka Toys
Place: Kondapalli, India
Color: Vegetable Colors (Green, Blue, Yellow, and Pink)
Measurements: Height 13" , Width: 6.5", Depth: 2.25"
Product weight: 500 Grams
Special Attention: Handcrafted Village Craft
Product Care: Wipe with a soft cloth.
Expected Delivery Date Within USA Aug 10th-Aug 22nd
Expected Delivery Date Outside USA Aug 22nd-Aug 29th
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Etikoppaka is a small village on the banks of Varaha River in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The toys are made out of wood and are colored with natural dyes derived from seeds, lacquer, bark, roots, and leaves.
The wood used to make the toys is soft in nature and the art of toy making is also known as Turned wood Lacquer craft. While making the Etikoppaka toys, lac, a colorless resinous secretion of numerous insects, is used. The already prepared vegetable dyes are further mixed to the lac, during the process of oxidation.
After this process, the end product obtained is rich and colored lacquer. The lac dye is used for decorating the Etikoppaka toys.
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