N C Ayyappan; master craftsman of grass mats

Vadakara: N C Ayyappan, master craftsman from Killimangalam near Shornur, is nonpareil in the field of grass weaving. His ‘Killimangalam Pulpaya’ made out of ‘Kora’ grass from Walayar has been honoured with the UNESCO seal of excellence and by the World Craft Council. The painstakingly crafted sleeping mats are guaranteed to last for thirty years. At re. 2,000, the hand-woven products are a steal. Ayyapan, explains how his special ‘Ayurvedic’ mats with natural-dyes from betel leaves and sappan wood are woven. His creations are on display at sixth edition of the International Arts and Crafts Festival got off to a colourful start at Sargaalaya Arts and Crafts Village at Iringal near here.

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