Heritage Brass Kohl | Vermilion Holder With Peacocks - L 15 cm x H 8.5 cm x W 5 cm
From our Heritage Collection - Brass Kohl | Vermilion Holder delicately crafted with 2 peacocks which also serve as a locking device, displaying 2 compartments for storing the precious Kohl and Vermillion or beauty make up.
Handcrafted by artisans from the South of India, such ornate containers / holders were used by Royalty for storing colourful herbal powders such as makeup, Kohl, Sindhoor ( Sindhoor is The red "vermilion" worn by married Indian women between the parting of their hair just above the forehead ).
The item is beautifully crafted in solid brass with 2 exquisitely carved peacocks with fine detail and a smooth finish using century old traditions of handcrafting such exclusive items in brass.
The holder has a a lid which when slid open sideways, displays the 2 compartments.
A great conversation starter, this Heritage piece is a "Collectors item".
Length: 28 cm when fully open and 15 cm when closed.
Height: 8.5 cm x 5 cm wide
Weight: 400 gms
Cleaning instructions: To maintain the antique finish of this item, please wipe using a soft dry cloth. Do not use bleach or any cleaning liquids or powders.