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.
Title: Chakki (Hand mill grinder)
Location: Saleran, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Type: Vastu (Object)
Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust