Haldi Kumkum (set)
Haldi Kumkum (set)
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Haldi Kumkum (set)

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Our set of traditional Haldi-Kumkum puja containers are the perfect little additions this festive season. They also make for colourful little party favours for your guests.

  • Each piece is made of Wrightia Tinctoria or hale mara, a safe and naturally seasoned medicinal plant wood.
  • The wood is first turned on a lathe and then applied with the base glossy colour using the traditional lac-turnery technique.
  • The colours used are 100% natural and are made with traditional non-toxic vegetable dyes. 

Please note: Please note that the colours may vary a little bit from the ones in the pics.


45mm height x 50mm dia.

Care Instructions 

Please clean once inside with a clean piece of cloth before using it. All lac-ware products must be kept in shaded areas and must avoid direct exposure to the Sun. Avoid impact against hard surfaces as the lac coating may chip. Please do not wash these items as they are wooden and the colour will peel. Wood being a natural material can react variedly to atmospheric changes that are beyond our control.

Varnam Craft Collective 

Varnam Craft Collective is a multi-award winning social enterprise that has been working with artisans in Channapatna since 2012. The result is a series of designs interpreting this 200-year-old toy-making craft in the home & lifestyle space. In an industry where more than 90% of the artisans are men, many of Varnam’s creations have been deftly hand-crafted by women artisans. They have been providing sustainable livelihoods on a consistent basis to artisan groups in Channapatna and also other craft clusters within India.