Handcrafted udayagiri wooden serving and cooking rice palta made in Udayagiri town of Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh. Udayagiri cutlery is known for its intricate carvings and fine proportions and is made by a few master craftspersons of the region. This woodcraft continues a tradition that is about 150 years old. Material for making the kitchen items are nardi wood, devadari, bikki chakka and kaldi chakka. The smaller items like spoons, forks and paper knifes by nardi and bikki wood. Bigger spoons and forks are made out of harder wood called kaldi.
Wash before initial use. Easily regular washable in a kitchen without scrub. Please mind the edges of wooden items, they are fragile and delicate. Do not Soak.
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Handcarved Wooden Cutlery of Udayagiri, Andhra
Udayagiri wooden cutlery consists of finely carved spoons, forks, knives, and bowls, and is one of the few traditional art forms that are both functional and decorative. Its earliest recorded history begins in the 14th century, during which it was the local kingdom of the Gajapatis of Odisha.
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