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Ekantham Veena


Product Overview

Product Code
46663-769561897299807
Quantity
1 In stock

Price

$1,199

Craft

Wood Work of Tamil Nadu

Short Description

Deeply Carved Ekantham Musical Instrument Veena; Beige

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This Ekantham Veena Is An Indian Plucked String Instrument Made From A Single Piece Of Wood. This Veena Is Associated With Goddess Saraswathi And Saint Muthuswamy Dhikshidhar Carved Deeply On The Kudam. It Is Named After The Hindu Goddess Saraswati, Who Is Usually Depicted Holding Or Playing The Instrument. About Four Feet In Length, Its Design Consists Of A Large Resonator (Kudam) Carved And Hollowed Out Of A Log (Usually Of Jackfruit Wood), A Tapering Hollow Neck (Dandi) Topped With 24 Brass Or Bell-Metal Frets Set In Scalloped Black Wax On Wooden Tracks, And A Tuning Box Culminating In A Downward Curve And An Ornamental Dragon's Head (Yali). The Product Is Including Accessories Veena Velvet Cover Zip Type Spare Complete String Set Playing Nail Clips 2 Pairs.

Dimensions(Inches)Height-18/Width-22/Length-48Weight5 Kgs
Product MaterialWood
In Tamil Nadu there are a number of places noted for wood craft.The wood carving tradition in Tamil Nadu is second in prominence to stone carving. The use of wood stemmed from its ability to be carved into architectural elements such as brackets, pillars and capitals and its potential for sculpting idols. The availability of teak and vengai or country wood, and the importance of worship and the construction of temple chariots helped foster a high degree of craftsmanship in the region.Virudunagar is famous for the traditional style. It has now started making articles for household use. Devakottai and Karaikkudi make traditional panels in different sizes. Small shrines finely carved with wood known as kavadi have exquisite designs and serve as votive offerings to the deity that devotees carry on their heads as they go singing or chanting. Panels from some of these old kavadis are detached and are now used as wall decorations. Nagercoil and Suchindram have traditional carvers who also make figures.Madurai is famous for its rosewood carvings. The style is marked by its bold forms, the details being minutely and painstakingly worked out. Tables with the top covered with floral motifs or lovely parrots or panels with epic scenes are the most outstanding examples of this type of craft.
Mr. Solomon Jo... from a tiny hut in a far away forgotten village. He constructs with great care the ancient Indian string-instrument, the Veena?? Sitar? Here's he's testing every cord to perfection. His are the magnificient hands that offer Humanity with Priceless Craft and Art.
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To ensure long-life and retain the glory and condition of all wooden objects, its best to wipe clean with a dry cloth or a duster periodically. One may varnish from time to time as well to give a sheen if preferred. Avoid placing in direct strong sunlight or in rain. Keep dry and enjoy!

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