One of the biggest worries plaguing Channapatna is the invasion of chinese toys and use of toxic colors in many a product to keep the costs low. Thankfully, we have always attempted to stick to the traditional coloring process and ensure that the colours used are safe.
Getting the colours right is essential to giving the products the right finish. The quality of lac and colours used, determines the final finish and sheen of the product. Varnam's creations stand out because we use the best quality of lac and colours available. All our colours have been tested and certified by Industry experts making them absolutely safe for use even for children. Here's an attempt to decode this beautiful process of mixing colours which is one of the most basic and important steps in this craft.