This majestic box, the Cheppu, is made only from the roots of Rosewood trees and the like.The thickness of the root decides the final size of the Cheppu and this simply adds to the mysticism surrounding them. They are among the most beloved home decor items in Kerala today.
Though these are trinklet boxes, valuables of all kinds are kept in them. These boxes are a visual treat, with the ornate brass embellishments on its exterior elevating their aesthetic value to another level. Every inch of these beautiful boxes are hand-crafted, and they tell a story of an artform that has resided on these shores for centuries.