This quirky handmade, hand-painted toy hails from India. Featuring the depiction of the Hindu deity Ganesh, this exotic toy is both entertaining and culturally educational.
Materials: Wood, paint, cotton string
Dimensions: 8.5 inches length x 3 inches width
Story Behind the Art: Most of the wooden Items promoted by Maharani originate in the Holy City of Baneras also know as Varanasi in the Northern State of Uttar Pradesh In India. Baneras is a well know pilgrimage center located on the banks of the Holy River Ganga which is the Biggest River in India. Baneras is Famous for its spiritual and cultural heritage. The wooden Items made here find its origin in the traditional Craft preserved by the families of artists who have Kept this art Form Alive since generations. The wood use is from the Mango Trees from nearby forests and the artwork is completely hand crafted including Painting each and every piece with its minute and detailed designing and paint work. Generally each design represents some form or the other which is associated to the several Mythological stories and folk tales which are famous in the region.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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