Sambelu | Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Chingariya, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Iron), Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A stone mortar and a wooden pestle in the courtyard of a house in Porbandar. The courtyard space is also used to dry grains which are husked and de-hulled with the use of the sambelu.

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