Hookah | Smoking pipe


Category: Vastu
Location: Luhinga Kalan, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Earth (Terracotta, Copper), Metal (Brass), Wood
Earth craft technique: Firing
Metal craft technique: Bending, Casting, Fittings, Welding
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The chillum of this hookah was specially designed and made by the local terracotta craftsperson of the village, on the request of the gentleman who commissioned it. It was made to entertain guests on the occasion of his son’s wedding, around eight years ago.

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