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Channapatna toys is the heritage wooden craft of Karnataka.
Manufactured in the town of Channapatna,the craft is world famous and has given the city of channapatna its heritage name known as the ‘ toy town’ or ‘gombegala ooru’
The origin of these toys is traced to the reign of Tipu sultan, who invited artisans from persia to train the local artisans in the making of wooden toys.This craft is carried on to this date through the journey of two centuries.
Crafted on the traditional ivory-wood ,Sandalwood,rosewood ,the craft now uses extensively the other woods like rubber,sycamore,cedar,teak & pine.The whole process is extensively a hand-magic of artisans.
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The toys are vibrant and eye catching.Also they are safe for children as the toys have a)no sharp edges b)no lead based colors used c)only organic colors used
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