Vadiyalu(Sun dried crisps) making - Kondapalli Toys

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Kondapalli Bommalu

The artisans of Kondapalli set an excellent example in quality and passion hailing from realms of Indian handicrafts. With familiar themes and gorgeous colours, these toys reveal the mastery behind its making. The artisans of Kondapalli have long been on the top of the handicraft game in South India, marking the onset of Dussehra and Sankranti each year. Celebrating these grand festivals with rich cultural themes, both the young and the old have a special place for Kondapalli Bommalu in their hearts. Woodworking and rendering come naturally to the Aryakhastriya community of Andhra Pradesh.  

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The artisans of Kondapalli set an excellent example in quality and passion hailing from realms of Indian handicrafts. With familiar themes and gorgeous colours, these toys reveal the mastery behind its making. The artisans of Kondapalli have long been on the top of the handicraft game in South India, marking the onset of Dussehra and Sankranti each year. Celebrating these grand festivals with rich cultural themes, both the young and the old have a special place for Kondapalli Bommalu in their hearts. Woodworking and rendering come naturally to the Aryakhastriya community of Andhra Pradesh.  


Engaging in friendly banter, the women clad in vibrant sarees sit together to dry crisps on a scorching day. As the heat of the day progresses, the women spread out the paste. After it hardens, the women collect the Vadiyalu before serving alongside the delicious Dal. The artisans of community weave a vernacular experience native to the South of India, making it a beloved craft.  


Their embellished sarees bright and their hearts light from daily conversation, the women of rural India are carefree as they get going with daily activity. Keeping each other company in times of need like the artisans of Kondapalli, this wooden handicraft is a look into their refreshing lives. To the Kondapalli artisan, this is a regular sight. He feels the need to pay tribute to the women who keep the world moving, working tirelessly and without complaint. As always, these handcrafted masterpieces become priceless memoirs, celebrating the spirit of true Indian handicraft every step of the way.