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Channapatna Toys



July 20, 2024

  • Channapatna Toys are Wooden Made Toys.
  • It’s basically a specially handmade doll.
  • It’s a Geographical Indication (GI) Tag Toys Industry.
  • Channapatna Toys is a geographical indication protected under the WTO (World Trade Organization) and administered by the Government of Karnataka as a Traditional handcrafted Craft.
  • This toys is Manufactured in India’s Karnataka State’s Ramanagara District’s Channapatna City.
  • Channapatna is Popularly known as Gomedgala Ooru or Toy Town of Karnataka.
  • Channapatna Toys, from the Tipu Sultan Era (18th Century), is a Popular Bussines and Industry in Karnataka.
  • This toys is made of Wrightia Tinctoria Tree with Lacquiring work.
  • This Wrightia Tinctoria Tree Colloquially called Aale mara or Ivory Wood.
  • Apart from wooden dolls there have many Channapatna Porducts e.g. Puzzles, puzzles, Wall hanging, Kitchenware and other decorative art piece.
  • Now, apart from Ivory wood, many different types of wood are in used for these Channapatna toys like Rubber, Teak, Rosewood, Sandalwood, cedar, etc.