From our Vintage Collection - 18 cm tall Vintage "Kamatchi Vilakku" handcrafted by skilled artisans from the South of India engraved with figures of 9 Indian Gods and Goddesses Kamakshi, Lakshmi, Durga, Saraswati and Ganesh, this exquisite oil lamp is flanked by 2 elephants.
The back of the Vilakku Lamp is embossed with majestic elephants.
One can find the Kamatchi Vilakku as part of the heritage in most families and preserved for generations as a precious ornament. Infact, some families still keep the Kamatchi Lamp burning from the time it was lit by their ancestors.
The "Deepam"or the light of the lamp denotes and illuminates knowledge and eradicates the darkness and the ignorance in us.
Measures: Height 18 cm X width 12 cm x Length 14 cm
Weight: 500 Grams
Note: The lamp is lit as a tradition with a wick made of cotton dipped in oil kept in the well of the lamp with Marigold or Jasmine flowers around the lamp.