Silvatta lodhi | Grinding stone


Category: Vastu
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This silvatta was set into the floor of the kitchen. An organic spherical stone called lodhi is used for the grinding process. Silvatta of this type are used for grinding large quantities of masala (spice paste). Its edge was raised to contain the masala within its surface area.

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