Ancient Idiophones

Ancient Idiophones from different parts of India created generations ago in locally found material such as wood and scrap metal are a symbol of Indian tradition and culture.The Handmade Ghantada is made by the Lohar community from Kutch. The Bell's hand carved wooden pendulum creates a sound that can be calibrated to produce various tones to identify the grazing cattle of different owners.The craftsmen also make an array of wind chimes and wall hangings. A sustainable craft, it reminds us of being close to our roots.