Different tools and raw materials used are:
Silver-silver biscuits are the main raw material used in the process; the biscuits are melted into the different shapes as required to the design.
The substance navasagaram (in local language) powder is added to the melting silver to ensure easy flow of the silver liquid, when it is poured into mould.
These are holders used to hold crucibles while casting process and also for safer and easier handling.
This machine is used to size the silver rods into required size as per the requirement.
Compass tool is used to give accurate circular shapes to the design.
It is a powder called Yerigaram locally, it acts as adhesive. Small silver filings are marinated in this powder and fixed to the edges of the design done on silver product by heating.
Crucible is a container especially used to melt silver.
Reetha is a natural seed. Seeds are heated and soaked in the water. The extracted water is used to wash the silver products to obtain shine.
It is a metal brush used to rub on the final products for getting striking shining.