Many people buy Aranmula kannadi for gifting purpose. one among them are the marriages. So lot of questions used to ask to us, about which model of aranmula kannadi is best for gifting for marriages?
Here is the answer – Any model will suit for that. aranmula kannadi comes in three categories- Hand mirrors( valkannadi), backstand mirrors, fixed stand mirrors. each of them are different from others in size, weight and artistic works, and the price.
So any aranmula kannadi you can gift for marriages, that too depends on your budget considerations.
Remember, if you want to purchase aranmula kannadi, please do not wait for the very last moment. please place the order at least one week in advance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gifted his British counterpart David Cameron a specially handcrafted Aranmula Kannadi. We are very proud to say that, our craftsman made this special aranmula mirror for Mr.Modi.
We are getting lot of requests to make such special aranmula mirrors to such prominent people across the world. Do you know what made aranmula mirror as the primary choice for such high profile visits and very important people? because each aranmula mirror is 100% handmade and very unique. there will be one copy of such a mirror in the entire world.
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Aranmula mirrors are handmade metal-alloy mirrors, made in Aranmula, a village in the state of Kerala, India. Unlike the normal ‘silvered’ glass mirrors, being a metal-alloy mirror, it is a front surface reflection mirror, which eliminates secondary reflections and aberrations typical of back surface mirrors.The myth about the origin and secret of its composition makes it a truly fascinating craft. As traditional as the mirror-making technology is, the artisans’ belief that the composition of the metal mirror is divine and some undisclosed metals alloyed with silver, bronze, copper and tin are responsible for the distortion-free images.
Aranmula, the famed mirror-making centre in Kerala has enormous tourist potential, which the State government could tap, said Prabhakar Dubey, Director in the Union Ministry of Tourism. The Centre was ready to support tourism infrastructure development in Aranmula, if the State Government submitted a detailed project report.
Dr Dubey was talking to reporters during a visit to Aranmula on Wednesday. The well-known town, he said, had immense tourism potential. Visiting a workshop making the Aranmula Kannadi (metal mirror) on the banks of the river Pampa, he said the metal mirrors would be one of the two artefacts from Kerala to be exhibited at the World Tourism Fair at Los Angeles in September.
This is a unique recognition for the world famous aranmula kannadi. Because it can’t be compare with any other artefacts since each of aranmula kannadis are very unique and different from each other, all of them are 100% hand crafted thus custom made.
As you know – Aranmula kannadi is the symbol for good luck and prosperity, and for that reason, it has got a very prominent place in vishukkani. Aranmula kannadi is very important for preparing the vishukkani, along with other things like Gold coin, Fruits, vegitables, rice, Kasavu Mundu & sreekrishna statue
Which model of aranmula kannadi is best for preparing vishu kani? traditionally Valkannadis are using for this purpose, and among them two models are very important
But any aranmula kannadi model can be used for the same purpose, since all of them are represent the same concept – Good luck & prosperity. Traditional aranmula kannadi is made with ultimate dedication, purity and all the essence of traditional rituals.
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This is the typical write up of the aranmula kanandi.
Aranmula kannadi is a handmade metal-alloy mirror, made in Aranmula, a village in the state of Kerala, India. Unlike the normal ‘silvered’ glass mirrors, being a metal-alloy mirror, it is a front surface reflection mirror, which eliminates secondary reflections, refractions and aberrations typical of back surface mirrors. The exact metals used in the alloy is maintained as a family secret. An Aranmula mirror takes many days to make, and then is polished laboriously by hand for several days to achieve its reflective surface. Aranmula Mirror considered one among the eight auspicious items or “Ashtamangalyam” that make up a Kerala bride’s trousseau.
These unique metal mirrors are the result of Kerala’s rich cultural and metallurgical traditions, and have great historical and cultural value and are even considered to bring good luck. Produced by a single extended family in Aranmula, the origins of the Aranmula kannadi are linked with the Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple. Legend has it that eight families of experts in temple arts and crafts were brought by the royal chief to Aranmula from Tirunelveli district to work in the Parthasarathy temple centuries ago on the mirrors.
The British Museum in London has a 45 centimeter tall Aranmula metal mirror in its collection. The mirrors have received a Geographical Indication (GI) tag in 2004-05.
An Aranmula Mirror is auspicious and is the pride and prestige of Kerala. You can place the Aranmula Mirror in your Worship room or Hall showcase. If you are placing it where there may be smoke, like the Pooja room, then please enclose in plastic or glass to ensure reflection of the mirror.
Please allow 2 weeks to make the Mirror of your specifications, in case it is not readily available. Aranmula Mirror is packed in a hard colour box which itself looks gift wrapped.
All Aranmula Mirrors come with a small cloth pouch with Red Oxide powder. If you touch the mirror with your finger, or it comes in contact with heat, dust or moisture, use the cloth pouch to rub the mirror surface in vertical direction, till is regains shine.