This is a story of a mirror which tells the mystic past, its mysterious creation and its uniqueness of antiquity. Inside the British Museum, London and in the bedroom of Queen Elizabeth, it goes on telling its story of a journey of centuries.
It is nothing but Aranmula Kannadi, the world famous metallic mirror, (kannadi is the Malayalam word for mirror), only available at Aranmula, a small village in Kerala, South India. There has been mentioning of such hand-held mirrors in Puranas and Rigveda. Even the famous carvings of Khajuraho, depict such mirrors in the hands of royal women of courts.