Jewellery Box - Nettoor petti
A beautiful handicraft that borrows its name from the place of its origin, Nettur, a town in Kerala, the Nettur Petti is a brilliantly woven piece of art that takes you to a bygone era. A symbol of royalty, beauty, and fortune, it is a jewel box that was used by women in royal and aristocratic families as well as in temples to store ornaments.
Each stage of its making involves the skillful labor of many and demands absolute dedication and dexterity. Many works are performed by hand. The selection of wood plays an inevitable role in the making and life of Nettur Petti. The type of wood chosen determines its beauty and strength. The ornamental work on the exterior of Nettur Petti and its intricate patterns are inspired by the temple architecture and traditional art forms of Kerala. Also, the motifs and color schemes used in Nettur Petti owe their inspiration credits to Kerala mural paintings.
Nettur Petti is part of a tradition of delicacy and goodness. It can be an heirloom keepsake for future generations. Hand-crafted by the artisans, this Petti (Petti meaning box) exudes an old-world charm that is sure to occupy a pride of place in many living rooms.
This particular Nettur Petti is crafted in Rosewood as a plain box and is available in 9*6" and 7*5" size.
Ideal for: Showpiece, Gifting, Jewel box
Available on "Make on Order"