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Traditional Karaikudi Kuthu Vilakku


Made from brass this traditional oil lamp is an instant attraction to the eyes. Perfect for any occasion

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the Karaikudi Oil Lamp or "Kuthu Vilakku", is a traditional brass oil lamp from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu, characterised by its exquisite craftsmanship, intricate designs, and cultural heritage. Whether used for religious purposes, cultural celebrations, or decorative purposes, the Karaikudi Oil Lamp stands as a timeless symbol of the region's rich heritage and artistic legacy. 

Perfect for daily use at home, cultural gatherings or for temples. The Vilakku has a central oil reservoir with multiple wicks, allowing for a bright and steady flame until the oil levels reduce. The lamp features intricate designs and patterns, often incorporating motifs inspired by nature and traditional South Indian art. These designs are meticulously crafted by skilled artisans using traditional techniques passed down through generations. 

Apart from its functional use, the Karaikudi Oil Lamp is also valued for its aesthetic appeal and is often used as a decorative item in homes, hotels, and heritage properties. The base of this beautiful Vilakku has a diameter of 11cm, the stem of this vilakku is 11cm long, and the 5 faces in total span 8 cm wide.

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Weight(KG) 0.460000
Height (Inches) 28cm
Depth (Inches) 11cm
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