Craft: Channapatna Toys
Place: Channapatna, India
Color: Vegetable Colors (multi-color)
Measurements: Height 2.5 Inches Width 6 Inches, 1Inch Depth
Product weight: 100 Grams
Special Attention: Handcrafted Village Craft
Product Care: Wipe with a soft cloth
Note: Color and designs may slightly vary
About Art: In Kannada, the place is known as Gombegala nagara, which means “town of toys”. The Channapatna town is in the Ramanagara District in Karnataka. The city attracts ample attraction with the exquisite toys made by the small-scale industries in the town. On the way to Mysore from Bangalore city, the village of Channapatana is a sure attraction.
Channapatana Toys – The art of Making Channapatna town is popular for the cute and impeccable craftsmanship depicted in these toys. The classy and the creativity are on the high end in these small-scale industries. The skilled artisans work in their small spaces and build these elegant toys. Channapatna toys are made of wood and vegetable dyes and are safe to be used, unlike the toys available on the market. The woodwork is colored using vegetable dyes, and the wood used is the Dhoodi Wood (Milkwood) which is precisely white and easy to carve out shapes. For the glazing of the toys, the polishing is done with high abrasive property grass. Hence the toys are completely environment-friendly.
NOTE: Not intended to be used as a toy for children. The colors of the dolls you get may vary slightly.
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