PERFECT GIFT FOR for AGE 8-80 years. Spend some family time together with our Tholu Ornament Kit ! Make your own leather puppet hangings and learn about this art form from Andhra Pradesh. Support the artisans behind this and bring a smile on their faces ! 100% Handmade - Handmade by recognised Artisans from Andhra Pradesh.
Tholu Bommalata , Leather Shadow Puppets of Andhra Pradesh is a traditional craft and performing art that has existed since 200BC. Its one of the oldest forms of Performing Arts in India. Traditionally, shadow puppets of epics like Ramayan and Mahabharat were made and stories narrated. Potli is a member of FAIR TRADE FORUM-India.
Craft Type- Tholu Puppet Craft Package.
Inclusions - parchment leather pieces - 6, Printout of puppets, Extra practice leather pieces, Tracing paper, Drawing inks - 4, Chinnapatna beads-4, Painting brush-1, Bamboo pen - 1, String , Instruction leaflet Potli aims to reconnect children with Indian traditional art and craft through simple and fun approaches.And at the same time, sustain these old art forms.
The organization behind POTLI , series of Indian art & craft kits, aims to reconnect children with traditional Indian art, thereby creating awareness and expanding markets for artisan communities that depend on their art for their livelihood while helping sustain the old art forms they practice. A Fair Trade product.
Potli uses simple approaches like making the craft kits fun and easy, close to nature, and children naturally love hands-on projects, all of which makes it an appealing activity. A resource like a facts sheet on the art form, with information contributed by masters in the field, is a means to help instruct and educate kids.
Dimension 17x10x3.5 cm
Care Instructions- Adult supervision needed as the kit contains small parts , and to read from the facts sheet