SANCHI OIL LAMP
Copper Oil Lamp - Inspired by the hemispherical domes of the stupas of Sanchi
Move over candle lights, here comes the original – the Oil Lamp in its Sanchi Avatar. Inspired by the hemispherical domes of the stupas of Sanchi, our handspun oil lamps are meditative and aesthetic.
The lamps are spun by hand out of copper and brass sheets. The fuel chamber can hold upto 25 ml of oil. Pour oil, insert wick and light the lamp and you’re good to go for two to three hours.
This product is rendered by artisans of the Tambat Metalcraft, Pune, Maharashtra. The legacy of the Tambat Craftspeople who handcraft Coppre's products dates to the 17th century when they were invited to Pune by the Peshwas after Shivaji set up the city as the capital city of the Maratha Empire. 'Matharkaam' or beaten work is the distinguishing feature of Tambat craft.