Folk Dance Sikki (Dry Grass) Lamp Shade. Sikki is a dry grass, used for various decorative as well as household purposes. A fine piece of work by the Women's of Madhubani District. Lamp Holder is made of Beautiful wood work which compliments the beauty of handwork in different forms of craft,created especially to grace the corner of your home.
Sikki is dry grass, used for various decorative as well as household purpose. A fine piece of work by the Women's of Madhubani. Lamp Holder is made of beautiful wood work which compliments the beauty of handwork. Process of this designer craft takes 10-15 long days, first the grass is dried, then they are cut as per the design, after that frame of lamp and metal is attached to lamp, then dry grass is pasted evenly and after it gets dried, is laminated, so that it is more durable and can be used for longer period thus it takes a tiring process to turn into a finished product. Beautiful lamp is indeed the unique and rich selection for your table top.
Sikki is dried and the flower head is cut off. the resulting fine golden fiber is used in weaving to make toys,dolls,and basketsn(Dolchi). Items are sometimes painted and dyed. Boxes made of sikki known as paitli are given to daughters by parents on the occasion of their wedding. Boxes are used to hold sindoor, ornaments and jewelry.
Sikki is a grass or a weed thrived on most of the river banks. Sikki work is a craft whereby the craftsmen turned these once unnecessary riverside weed into beautiful decorative objects. This craft is particularly practiced by women artisans.