Chakki | Hand mill grinder
Location: Saleran, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Dressing, Engraving, Stone masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
In this unique example, the bottom stone of the chakki extended out to form the base. The top stone of the chakki had geometric patterns engraved on it. A sacred thread was tied on its handle as a sign of auspiciousness.