The wood craft of Sawantwadi came into existence in the mid-17th Century. Once the choice of The Royals for their gifts to visiting Kings & Queens and dignitaries, the craft fell into a decline. It was the Royal family of Sawantwadi - the Bhonsles, who revived and began restoring the craft to its former glory.
Enter the Chitari galli or lane which draws its name from the Chitari or Chitrakar community who are the traditional artisans for wood craft, and one can see the artisans fueling their turning machines with their imagination to turn ordinary wooden blocks into vintage cars, fire trucks, horses or fruits and vegetables.
Sawantwadi toys are made from the wood of the 'Pangara' tree and also from Mango Tree, known for its lightness, the toys are made without the use of toxins or harmful chemicals. This exclusive Chess Board has been made by royal artisans of Sawantwadi under the patronage of 'Rajmaata' i.e. The Queen of the Bhonsle clan.
Material : Mango Wood
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