Like the silvatta, the lodhi is made in different shapes and sizes too. This pair of grinding stones in Karuali were accompanied by lodhi that are triangular in section. Recorded in two different residences in the same village, they were both used for grinding spices.


  • Title: Silvatta lodhi (Grinding stone)
  • Location: Lakhruki, Karauli, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing
  • Region: Mewat - Brij

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