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Invention of Pavithra mohitram (sacred ring) is itself a spiritual accomplishment. Chowattavalappil family is one of the goldsmith families in Payyanur, Kerala. This family was entrusted on making the sacred ring in gold from the tantri of Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple. They have been the renowned craftsmen of the sacred ring and bangles. Late Sri C. V. Kunhambu has taken immense efforts and knowledge to gain the popularity and he has passed it down to his sons. Mr C. V. Jayachandran is one of the sons who has proficient in making this ring.
The artisan takes orders from several people from various place to make the sacred ring. The ring is valued according to the metal used, size, weight and as per available gold rate on order date.