The craft is totally made of plant products specially of Betelnut, coconut and palm trees that usually falls off from the tree in their natural process..The sheaths covering the growing betelnuts or areca nuts are the main source..Other designs are made f
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The sheaths from betel nut trees are collected, washed, sun-dried. Then according to the picture they are cut into rectangular pieces to make the background. The individual pieces are hot glued to the rectangular plywood of 20"x17" dimension. The strong portion of the sheath is taken to make the stem of the tree and leaves pattern are cut out and glued to respective areas.. The owls are made with combination of coconut and palm tree sheaths..Respective designs cut out to make the features.Thereafter they are coloured using Fevicryl Hobby Ideas, black, burnt sienna, golden yellow, orange and metallic pearl.
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