Clay figures or terracotta are made all over Tamil Nadu. The finest products of terracotta are made in Vellore such as idols, horses, diyas (clay lamps), and also house hold items. Large varieties of products are made colored using vibrant enamel paints to give glossier look to the products. The products are made according to the experience of the skilled artisans. The craft is practiced majorly by men artisans. The products are made according to the demand during special occasions and festivals. The idols have huge demand during Ganesh festival, Dussehra and Gowri Pooja.