Like most crafts, 'murtikala' has been passed on from generation to generation, through the sons of the family, evolving with each generation. Earlier, square tiles depicting scenes of day-to-day life in the village were arranged in a single large panel. Those panels gave birth to the contemporary secular plaques. Subsequently these strikingly variant panels also led to reworking of traditional subjects by jumbling together of various unrelated gods, goddesses, folk heroes and symbols into one single panel.
One of the pioneers of this craft form, Mohanlal Chaturbuj Kumhar has been practicing and teaching 'murtikala' to his family and other people in the village for decades. Both his sons, Dinesh and Rajendra, are actively involved in this craft. Mohanlal ji has been awarded several prizes and national/ international recognitions for his contribution to ceramic tiles of Rajasthan. He also won the prestigious Padmashree award in 2012.