Handicrafts

Karigiri Pottery

Karigiri Water Jug

The famous Karigiri magic pots are being produced the chine day in the village of Karigiri, which is located 15 kilo meters away from the Vellore district. The pots were specially made for the arcot nawabs dating 400 years back since.

As only a very few family were involved in this pot making. it is currently about to decline. The water poured in the jug will not come out at the top or where it is poured. Rather it will come only in the stout specially designed for the purpose such pots was designed for the food safety of the nawabs. Apart from these magical jars “Maya Krishna & Shiva lingam” pots were also made the water poured in these specially designed jugs will not come down until it reaches a certain height.

Walajah Cane Furnitures

walajah Cane furniture

In walajapet beauty cosmetics and home furniture made of Bamboo was produced specially for the nawabs 400 years back and the work of art continuous till date. Earlier only few families were involved in this work of art. But currently many others are practicing and involved in it. This work of art is being developed by the organisation registered under the Khadi board.