A paan peti is a box used to store betel leaves and nuts. Typically found in the Saurashtra region, this is an ornately embossed paan peti made with German silver.


  • Title: Paan peti (Box)
  • Location: Natvar Nagar (Bagasra), Amreli, 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 (Silver)
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Beating, Embossing, Fittings

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