Kids Playing Ashta Chamma - Kondapalli Toys

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Kondapalli Bommalu

Leisure straight out of antiquity, this Indian recreational game is widely played across the rural masses of India, making unforgettable merry and memories. Known as Chowka Bara in Karnataka and Ashta Chamma in Telugu, this traditional game was typically played with 4 or 6 cowry shells before dice started replacing them. However, to this day, cowry shells are the classic symbol of Ashta Chamma - brilliantly portrayed by the Kondapalli toy artisan in this iconic Ashta Chamma handicraft.

  • 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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Rs. 1,299.00

Leisure straight out of antiquity, this Indian recreational game is widely played across the rural masses of India, making unforgettable merry and memories. Known as Chowka Bara in Karnataka and Ashta Chamma in Telugu, this traditional game was typically played with 4 or 6 cowry shells before dice started replacing them. However, to this day, cowry shells are the classic symbol of Ashta Chamma - brilliantly portrayed by the Kondapalli toy artisan in this iconic Ashta Chamma handicraft.

One can never forget childhoods spent in lush green villages, amidst the hustle of nature. The wise village folk had authentic lifestyles that the urban masses aspire to master. This Kondapalli toy is packed with culture, as it portrays the artisan's thoughtful approach to a personalized form of handicrafts. The Kondapalli art is solely dedicated to the Indian experience and derives from the richness of our happening past.

Four girls engage in a game of Ashta Chamma. The artisan finds this moment worthy of capturing in time and solidifying it with his immortal craft. The Bommala Koluvu arrangement that is set up around the time of Sankranthi and Dussehra displays the finest and most culturally suiting Kondapalli toys to honour the Indian spirit of craftsmanship and storytelling.