Changalavottom - Traditional Heritage Kerala Oil Lamp With Brass Spoon- Length 39 cm x Width 8 cm x Height 9 cm

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

This unique lamp comprises of a key shape diya in the front, a well for oil in the middle where a spoon is attached to a chain with a snakes head for pouring oil into the 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 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 a crafted using the lost wax method of metal casting and is truly, a Collectors item.

Measures - Length 39 cm x width 8 cm x height 9 cm . Base diameter is 8 cm . The spoon measures 9 cm . 

Weight - 1.25 kilograms

Care: To continue to preserve the antique nature of this lamp,  use a little wax metal polish to coat the lamp first and then rub with a soft dry cloth.