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Marapachi Dolls

Marapachi dolls are traditional wooden dolls that are typically hand-carved and painted in vibrant colors. These dolls are a popular decorative item in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. They are typically given as gifts to young girls during festive occasions, such as weddings, and are considered to be a symbol of good luck and prosperity.

The word "marapachi" means "wooden dolls" in Tamil. The dolls are usually made from a single piece of wood, often from the jackfruit tree. The wood is carefully carved and sanded to create a smooth surface. The dolls are then painted with bright colors and decorated with intricate designs and patterns.

The dolls are also said to have the power to bring good luck and prosperity to the home.
Today, marapachi dolls are popular not just in South India, but around the world. They make great gifts for people of all ages, and can be found in a variety of styles and designs. Whether you're looking for a traditional wooden doll or a more modern interpretation, there's sure to be a marapachi doll that's perfect for you.

The Seemantham ceremony has several cultural symbols and rituals associated with it. We research these symbols and use them in the design of our handmade dolls. We use the lotus flower, coconut, turmeric, and other traditional symbols in our doll designs.

We add clothing or accessories like traditional sarees, bangles, or jewelry to give the doll a personalized touch.

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