Vintage 16 cm tall hand crafted "Kamatchi Vilakku" - A divine brass oil lamp with exquisite engraving and sculptures of Goddess Lakshmi or Devi Kamakshi flanked by elephants and Devis holding oil lamps. The twin peacocks provide grace and beauty to the lamp protected further by the presence of the mythical Yali which can be seen at the top of the Villaku.
One can find the Kamatchi Vilakku kept by families for generations and preserved as a precious ornament. It is said that some families still keep the Kamatchi Lamp burning from the time it was lit by their ancestors.
Before lighting, the lamp is traditionally decorated with flowers and other sacred items. The "Deepam"or the light of the lamp denotes and illuminates knowledge and eradicates the darkness and the ignorance in us.
Measures: Height 16 cm X Width 13 cm
Weight: 1.0 kilograms