To understand the essence of Indian culture and art, one has to travel to the cerulean banks of river Varaha where the peaceful people of Etikoppaka make a living. Carrying forth a legacy that is at least five centuries old and a woodworking practice that holds an even more vibrant history, these artisans are excellent at what they do. This delightful Krishna toy is finely sculpted out of locally abundant Ankudu wood, making it a rarity to seek.
The nation's love for Krishna, the blue God, is as everlasting and poignant as tales of his magical childhood at Vrindavan. Depicting this beautiful bond, the artisans of Etikoppaka create yet another admirable handicraft with the utmost quality in artistry.
The women and children of the community source wood from the Ankudu tree, an easily workable and locally abundant softwood. Every log of wood is carefully laid and dried to make sure each resultant toy is sturdy and flawless. Achieving near perfection with the dyeing and lacquering of the toy, this azure blue Krishna toy is sure to add elegance to your shelf.
Our lively and happening history as a nation has always included handiwork in every walk of religion and celebration. The artisans of Etikoppaka display a wide plethora of themes, from beautiful lacquered toys of religious and cultural significance to war ammunition. As experience refines skill, these artisans grow better with each handicraft and perform the vital task of promoting this ancient technique of toymaking.