Manufacturer : Uravu, Wayanad
Dimension : 12.6 x 22.7 x 36.5 cm
Material : Bamboo
State : Kerala
The classy lampshade crafted from bamboo is a beautiful wall-mounting piece from Wayanad, a district in Kerala that is known for its bamboo crafts. The lampshade gives off a warm yellow light, and is set on three bamboo pieces, blending modern and traditional quite beautifully. The homely and elegant lampshade can be mounted on pillars, or on walls and used for soft lighting.
Wayanad is a hilly forest area in Kerala, where the people live in harmony with nature, is noted for its wood crafts, particularly bamboo weaving. The handcrafts of Wayanad are reminiscent of the simple lifestyle of the people, and bamboo weaving, a traditional craft, has been a major source of income for many artisan families and villages over the years. Bamboo artisans weave utility products such as baskets and mats, as well as various household items. The pieces are crafted with deft fingers, into beautiful shapes that are sturdy and elegant. Bamboo products are known for their durability, and are very lightweight. Utility is an important aspect of bamboo craft in Wayanad. Most of the pieces made here are eco-friendly handcrafted utilities that can be useful, and not just showpieces. The bamboo craft emphasises the closeness to nature and the heritage of conservation.