Home Blog Wooden Lacquer Work Vadha Vakya Meran (1995 Wooden Awards) at Nirona, Kutch.

Lac, a material taken from insect resin, has been used in Indian craft for centuries. Colored lacquer is applied to wood by heat through turning with a hand lathe. In the process, the artisan maneuvers the lacquered colors to create patterns by hand in kaleidoscopic designs. This form of lacquered patterning is found only in Kachchh.

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