A simple and commonly used Diya (lamp).
The unfired product before drying in sun shade.
Most commonly used household vessels after baking process.
The idols have huge demand during festivals.
Idol kept on the house to avoid evil eyes
Lamps with very simple and minute designs
The Diyas (lamp) have huge demand during Diwali festivals
The products made in clay are most commonly used in villages
Traditional designed lamps with golden paints
Contemporary and traditional lamps used decorate home during festivals
Laughing Buddha which is one of the most demanded products in the market
Huge variety of products displayed
Terracotta products have a lot of prominence in many states of India and this craft is practiced historically for many generations. Pottery is one of the traditional craft practiced in India from ancient times. A variety of beautiful products are made which are used for both household and decorative purposes. The work is mostly done by male artisans.
Karigiri (workmanship) in south Arcot is known for exclusive style of pottery. Every item has a distinct structure and artistically designed. The products are made according to the experience of the skilled artisans. The products made are – Pots, tea cups, small bowls, cooking vessels, decorative items, idols of god and goddesses and many more varieties of decorative products. The price range depends upon the size and details of work.
More details at: http://dsource.in/resource/terracotta-craft-arcot