Changalavottom - Traditional Heritage Kerala Oil Lamp - Length 38 cm x Width 8 cm x Height 20 cm

From our Heritage Collection - Known as the "Changalavottom" , this beautifully hand crafted oil lamp with a spoon hails from Kerala, Gods own country.

This brass lamp comprises of a lamp bowl in the front, a well for oil in the middle and a spoon with a snakes head for feeding oil into the lamp-bowl, and a handle, which is embellished with a figure of a "Hamsa".

The lamp incorporates the Hindu belief in Akhanda Jyot, which stands for burning the lamp without interruption. Here the lamp bowl is continuously refilled without letting the lamp extinguish even for a moment.

Handed down from one generation to the next, this traditional oil lamp is a crafted using the lost wax method of metal casting and is a collectors item.

Measures -  Length 38 cm x width 8 cm x height 20 cm . Base dia is 11 cm . The spoon measures 16 cm . 

Weight - 1.3 kilograms