Wooden Lacquerware of Nirona, Gujarat

Craft, Handloom, Art

Wooden Lacquerware of Nirona, Gujarat

George, Ligi

Wooden lacquer from Gujarat is famous for its exquisite beauty and vibrant colors. The nomadic tribal community of Vadhas in the Nirona region of Kutch is highly talented in making wooden objects with lac colouring. Teak wood or hard mango wood are commonly used for the purpose. In Girona village around 40 families are engaged with this craft.
Tools
ToolsHammer and Chisels ToolsLathe
ToolsColors ToolsCoconut Sticks to create patterns
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