Kathakali Face Mask Perhaps one of the most unique souvenirs that represent the cultural heritage of Kerala is reflected through its Kathakali face masks. These masks are made in wood /paper pulp with bright colors depicting the facial expression of a Kathakali dancer.
Aranmula kannadi (Malayalam: ആറന്മുളക്കണ്ണാടി, meaning the Aranmula mirror) is a handmade metal-alloy mirror, made in Aranmula, a village in the state of Kerala, India. Unlike the normal 'silvered' glass mirrors, being a metall-alloy mirror, it is a front surface reflection mirror, which eliminates secondary reflections and aberrations typical of back surface mirrors.They are considered one among the eight auspicious items or “ashtamangalyam” that make up a Kerala bride’s trousseau
Elephants have for centuries occupied a prestigious position in the social and cultural scenario of Kerala. Richly caparisoned elephants are the main attraction of all festivals in Kerala. Miniature models of elephants carved out of rosewood are popular souvenir items in Kerala.
South India | Repousse silver pendant set with emeralds and ruby; depicting Krishna playing the flute under a tri-headed cobra, with an ear-spoon and two other fittings, verso with incised floral decoration | 19th century