Uru | Arabian Trading Vessel Miniature | Traditional Boat | Kerala Handicrafts

Uru | Arabian Trading Vessel Miniature | Traditional Boat | Kerala Handicrafts

Product Code:U002
Availability:In Stock
  • Rs.2,500

A unique blend of carpentry and craftsmanship, Uru is a traditional wooden ship made by the asharis (carpenters) of Beypore in Kozhikode district of Kerala since ancient times.  This handicraft marvel is a model of the trading vessel, which is a Dhow-type wooden ship. The miniature model of the Uru with its majestic looking Payathuni or Sails shall enhance the aura of its situate with a Kerala vibe.

  • Uru is probably the biggest handicraft in the world.
  • These ships are made without any plan, blueprints or sketches.
  • Usually, an Uru is built by a team of around 50 men over a period of nearly four years. 




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