Karaikudi Vilakku: Kuthu Vilakku

Special Price ₹1,190.00 Regular Price ₹1,450.00
In stock
SKU
ZLPM03
Estimated delivery date between 21-Sep-2019 to 23-Sep-2019

About Zishta Karaikudi Vilakku: Kuthu Vilakku

  • Karaikudi lamps are traditionally used as table lamps mainly placed before the altar in the Pooja room as a pair.
  • The purpose to provide a soothing light to highlight the features of the deity placed in the Pooja room.
  • Hand Crafted by Traditional artisans of Tamil Nadu following the age old Agama Scriptures for design and sizes.
  • The traditional artisans of Nachiyar Kovil, Tamil Nadu are known for generations for their artistic and aesthetic work in brass lamp work for more than 10 generations.

Product Specifications

Weight (Kg)Height (Inches)
1.4
9

Disclaimer

All our products are handcrafted and this results in each product being unique and slightly different from each other and therefore will have minor variations on dimensions & weight.

  • Brass usage dates back to thousands of years and have been an integral part of many households till recent years. 

Brass is made in different forms from storage to making lamps. 
  • Brass is still considered most ideal metal for making traditional lamps across the country. 


  • Agama Shastra Scriptures have documented the usage of brass for making brass lamps and specific size and shape proportions are established for artisans to follow.
  • The artisans of Nachiar Kovil, Tamil Nadu have a long history dating back hundreds of years. 
  • Their craftsmanship is well known that patrons from across India come here to purchase the lamps

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  • The artisans strictly follow the Agama Shashtra, principles laid out with design, methods and shapes for different occasions. 
  • The size and weight proportions are done to exact measure to provide the right benefit to users. 


  • The traditional brass lamps consists of the base, stem and the top structure and each part is casted and crafted separately and then screwed together. 
  • The process starts with sand cast moulding and then working on each part by the artisan to create the final shape.
  • Brass is a durable metal and can be used for a very long period of time or even get passed on from one generation to another. 
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Lighting lamps has significance in improving the quality of life in our homes. 

Oil lamps provide the right kelvin of light temperature that is soothing to eyes and makes your mind more calm.
  • Zishta range of Traditional lamps are made of pure brass and oxidisation will lead to dullness of colouring over period of time
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  • Do scrub surface with tamarind or ash or combination of both to bring back shine
.Place them on solid flat surface to prevent them from toppling
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