Saghadi is a portable hearth used to create warmth in a space. This particular saghadi is attributed to the region of Kutch with clay relief and mirror work, which are a feature of vernacular architecture in the region.


  • Title: Saghadi (Hearth)
  • Location: Bhujodi, Kutch, Gujarat
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Steel), Wood, Earth (Mud)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Kutch
  • Metal Craft Technique: Meshwork
  • Earth Craft Technique: Mud mirror work, Lipan kaam

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