Vaalkannadi is the most famous version of these legendary handheld mirrors,
with a sleek and compact look that is regularly used as a gift for celebrations
across all communities in God’s Own Country. Their origin lie in the quaint
temple town of Aranmula in the heart of Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. The
mobility and ease of use afforded by this masterpiece add to its appeal, along
with a very sleek and decorative design that is easy on the eyes. It is the
classic model of the Aranmula Kannadi, which can be used handheld or hung,
always a beloved pride of Kerala.
Aranmula Kannadi, is a unique and beautiful mirror from the village of Aranmula, in the state of Kerala. Unlike ordinary glass mirrors, it is a specially hand crafted metal alloy, polished vigorously to reflect like a mirror. Considered symbols of prosperity and luck, they are available in many shapes and sizes as table mirrors and handheld ones with unparalleled finesse and beauty radiating from each one of them.