This is medium size asthamangalya mirror. ashtamangalya mirorrs are very special kind of mirrors among aranmula kannadis, with a special shape in its frame - which is flat and with a gopuram kind of design in its top edge. ashtamangalya kannadis are an essential thing in preparing ashtamangalya set, for wedding, vishukkani, naming cermonies etc.
The uniqueness of mirror lies in the fact that it is not made of glass. The exact metals used in the alloy are mixed with copper and tin before being polished for several days in a row to achieve their reflective surface. In a normal mirror, the image is formed from the inner surface. However, in Aranmula Kannadi, light can get reflected from the outer surface (i.e., from polished metal surface) which gives a perfect image. The mirror is usually kept in room temperature away from direct heat and dust.
Mysterious in its beauty, the metal mirror is believed to bring prosperity to your home. Aranmula Kannadi is a wonder to the world because of its specialty. A 45 cm tall Aranmula Kannadi is preserved in British Museum located at London, UK. Geological indication has taken the potency of Aranmula kannadi
Height : 19.5
Width: 8.0 cm
Mirror Dia : 5.4 cm ( circular shape)
This is a 100% manually crafted product. No machines are using for its making. So, the actual design and/or texture might slightly vary when compared to the images displayed here.