children wooden kitchen set/ lakka pidatalu / choppu saaman / aatada saamanu




Etikoppaka products are famous for their Natural colors so These products are completely Eco friendly and child safe.

Etikoppaka is located on the banks of the River Varaha.The village  (named after Koppa Raja Narayana of Yelamanchili Chalukya dynasty (1300-1600AD), is famous for two things.

The Etikoppaka toy making industry has its origin in Nakkapalli, a village next to Koppaka which originally bore the name ‘Laccapalli’.Etikoppaka Toys and Handicrafts are made with wood Ankudu karra (Wrightia tinctoria) and lacquer color and are traditionally know as Etikoppaka Toys or Etikoppaka Handicrafts.

The raw material derived from different parts of various trees or plants is powdered and boiled to form a thick solution till it starts producing lather. The concentrates are then filtered.

The colours and shades depend on various factors such as the temperature at which it is boiled, duration of boiling, quantities of water and raw material boiled.

For instance, to prepare a concentrate of red or orange, one kg seeds of Bixa orenella are mixed with two liters of water and boiled on a small domestic stove for twenty to thirty minutes.

The concentrate is cooled and filtered to mix with lacquer. However, some colours have complex and systematic processes of preparing the concentrate.

The commonly used natural dyes are mostly prepared from local resources. Locally available leaf, bark, seeds, flowers, and skin of fruits are used in preparation of the dyes. Some artisans also procure from Chennai and Bangalore.

The following colours are obtained naturally from the materials mentioned below:

Anar – yellow

Kattha – Brown

Annatto seeds – Yellow

Chavalakundi – Pink

Indigo– Green

Indigo Crystals – Indigo Blue

Kasim – Black

Lacquering is done on the lathe, hand or machine operated. For making slender and delicate items, the hand lathe is considered suitable.

kids can play with the Etikoppaka toys as the colors used in it does not contain any harmful colors or chemicals and completely child safe.

The process of making the Etikoppaka wooden toys is known as the Turned wood Lacquer craft.

Play kitchens sets or Lakka pidatalu,choppu saaman,aatada saamanu have been popular children’s toys for decades.

play kitchens help to teach kids many valuable things.

In addition to allowing kids to use their imaginations,Help them increase their social skills.

By using various play kitchen accessories, kids can also strengthen their math skills, learn how to identify fruits, vegetables, and other foods, and even develop organizational skills.

This set is made of wood ( Ankudu karra ) and colored with Natural colors so completely safe for children.

By keeping child safety in mind we made it in Bigger size.

Good choice for gifting and Home decor too.

You can add this piece in your Navarati Golu or sankranthi Bommala koluvu collection too…


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