Coconut shell craft-: A sustainable handicrafts
This artline product started gaining popularity only in these last few decades over the world. Coconut shells can be used to make home decor, and jewellery, that is not only eco-friendly but also durable despite being lightweight. The manufacturers focus on premium clients who need good quality coconut shell craft with a sizeable market. Online markets like are also helping these traditional products get good reach in the market sector. Coconut shell art is always a good option who seek for eco friendly art.
Coconut Shell Art For Art Lovers
It’s amazing how a fruit that is so easily found and used for Hindu rituals can be used for great art & crafts and has the potential to provide food to many poor farmer households. Eco-friendly & sustainable products are highly demanded in a world where words like global warming & pollution have associated so much so in our daily life that we have even stopped bothering.
So next time when you reach out for a decor piece for yourself or your wall try considering natural coconut shell art works which will not only help our mother earth but will also benefit the people who give great labour to provide our food.
Coconut Shell-Making Process
Coconut shell, which was primarily considered waste can be used as a raw product and by-product for creating handicrafts for decorative and utility purposes. As this eco-friendly material are not hard & durable, so they don’t contribute to the clogging of drains or the breeding of mosquitoes.
After different size of coconuts are collected mature coconuts are chosen because of their lignin, eliminating any chances of germs breeding. The kernel part is removed and is cleaned to get the shell. The shell is cleaned several times for a smooth finish. After they are sanded, the shells are cut into desired shapes and sizes with the help of a coping saw. The design is marked with a marker and then the coping saw is used to create designs on the coconut shell. The procedure requires tools and sandpaper for polishing. There is no use of any artificial colors and substances. Sometimes a special coating is used for a polished look in decorative items. The main waste that is derived from this process is coconut dust powder and chips, which is used for making incense sticks.
Yes they are done with intricacy but they are quite durable
Of course. Coconut shell arts make very good gifts.
Traditionally coconut shells were painted with organic color but due to demands & budget issues artists paint them with chemical colors. For more information go through our article.
No there is absolutely no chance of color fading.
Ans-: Even though you don’t need a excessive cleaning routine but to maintain the look, dusting once in 2 months is good.
Thank you for asking this question. All handicrafts are packed very carefully before delivery.
Absolutely not. They are made with care to last long and look good at the same time.
No they can have very fine design but are quite hardy. Need not to worry.
Yes they are made to look good so they can be used as utility items as well as home decor.