Changalavottom - Traditional Oil Lamp Of Kerala With A Brass Spoon. L 34 cm x W 8 cm x Ht 8 cm
Known as the "Changalavottom" , this brass oil lamp and a spoon with a peacock head with exquisite engraving hails is handcrafted by artisans from Kerala - Gods own country.
The lamp comprises of a key shape diya in the front, a well for oil in the middle where the spoon is attached to a link chain with a peacock head for pouring oil into the bowl, and a long broad handle depicting the architecture of a traditional temple from South India.
The lamp incorporates the Hindu belief in Akhanda Jyot, which stands for burning the lamp without interruption where 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 brass lamp is crafted using the lost wax method of metal casting and is truly, a Collectors item.
Measures - Length 34 cm x Width 8 cm x Height 8 cm
The spoon measures 10 cm in length.
Weight: 950 Grams