A padghi is an offering stand used for religious purposes. It is used to support a plate or thali with puja offerings. This ornate padghi is made with copper and brass and adorned with dangling brass ornaments.


  • Title: Padghi (Offering stand)
  • Location: Ghoba, 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 (Brass)
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Engraving, Fittings

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