Nettoor Petti - Kerala’s traditional jewel box is a symbol of prosperity with the most exquisite brass ornamental work then painted with vegetable oil in vibrant hues of orange with the traditional motifs and is a collectors item showing off a mix of beauty, grace and the aristocratic culture of its time.
Handcrafted in wood and brass umbrella shaped nails with a latch and a compartment inside with a cover by the most skilled artisans where each part is handmade with precision.
This ethnic jewellery box is one of a kind and was once the mark of aristocracy in Kerala, South India and a heritage item to pass on to the next generation as a tradition.
The Nettoor petti is designed according to the Kerala ” Vasthu Shastryam ” meant to attract the prosperous things in the universe towards the box and was used to keep the most precious jewellery and gold coins owned only by upper class communities since it was considered a luxury item.
Measures : Length 26 cm x Width 20 cm x Height 20 cm
Weight : 1.950 kilograms