Vintage Brass Nut Cutter With Peacocks & The Mythical Yali Handcrafted In South India - Length 20 cm x Width 8 cm

This is a sheer beauty !

You will love this Vintage brass beetle nut cutter hand crafted with excellent quality brass with 5 peacocks and intricate engravings. 

The handles display the mythical yali worshipped in the south of India with temple pillar design found sculpted on the pillar in the south of India.

Such nut cutters were widely used in the mid century to cut or crack Nuts and Beetle nut in particular into small pieces for chewing which was a day long activity and eaten by itself or with beetle leaves, stored in a brass box called a "Paan Daan".

Handcrafted by artisans from the South of India, this peacock design nut cutter comes with a cutting edge and can be used even today or just as a "conversation starter".

Size : Length 20 cm x width 8 cm when closed.

Material : Brass

Weight 500 gms 

Care: Please do not use any chemicals. Use a dry soft cloth to rub it clean when required.