Nilavilakku

Vilakku in Malayalam stands for Lamp.The Nilavilakku is integral to several rituals and ceremonies in Hindu families in Kerala. As the sun rises, young girls and boys of the family bring the lighted lamps to the verandah of the house. Then they are joined by the elders of the family, especially the grandparents, chanting hymns. In the evening the ritual is repeated alongside evening prayers.

The making of the lamp: This is hand made by specialists in Kerala tradition and can take about 30 days to complete. The cast is done in clay and burned in a furnace which heats up to 1000 Degrees Celsius.

MEDIUM - Bell Metal is a form of Bronze - An alloy of Copper & Tin

COLLECTIONS : Kerala Bell Metal Lamp

Product Code : acdshdbmnl-06

Product Purchase: Can only be custom-made i.e. hand crafted to a specific size on order


Category: Kerala Lamp

Type: Unknown Type




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