Gilli Danda - Gode Billa - Kondapalli Toys

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Kondapalli Bommalu


This Kondapalli handicraft is a world unto itself. Presenting the classic game of Gilli Danda straight out of Indian childhoods, this traditional street game is played by merry boys and girls all across the nation. As language and sound are distinct to each state in India, casual sport acquires various names. Known as Good Billa in Telugu and Gilli Danda in Hindi, this Kondapalli handicraft is the perfect addition to your drawing rooms. 

  • Handmade by Kondapalli Artist
  • Sourced directly from artisans of village
  • Light-weight Wooden toys 
  • Cash-on-delivery payment option available
  • Delivered within 7-days of online purchase
  • Free shipping for purchases above Rs.2500

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This Kondapalli handicraft is a world unto itself. Presenting the classic game of Gilli Danda straight out of Indian childhoods, this traditional street game is played by merry boys and girls all across the nation. As language and sound are distinct to each state in India, casual sport acquires various names. Known as Good Billa in Telugu and Gilli Danda in Hindi, this Kondapalli handicraft is the perfect addition to your drawing rooms. 

 

Be it on a sunkissed expanse of verdant land or the narrow streets of rural India, the children make merry as they run around and play. The Kondapalli artisan's brilliance lies in bringing out the most authentic experiences from the nooks and corners of the country. Barely remembered, these traditional games are worth celebrating. The Kondapalli artisan pays tribute to his upbringing, and to a nation that has inspired him to create beautiful art.  However hard it could be to earn decent pay, the present Kondapalli communities are determined to keep their timeless art alive. 


The artisan's attention to detail and her technique with the goat-haired brush deserves applause and an international platform. Night and day, these artisans dedicate themselves to creating export quality Indian handicrafts made from vegetable dyes. These vibrant handmade Kondapalli toys are every curator's delight, capturing the essence of a culture in time.