In spite of the isolation from the urban sector, you may be quiet a bit of art lover while you visit any village under the concept of Rural Tour. So if you are seeking the unique art tours of West Bengal and Sikkim, then Meaningful Travel brings with it a roadmap for the same.
Drift Wood of Samsing Suntalekhola:
The same goes well for this destination as well. People are born with an eye of an artist to identify the correct shape of the driftwood, or a dried piece of wood and turn them into masterpieces. The wood they use is none other than Cinnamomum-cecido daphne, The local name for which is called Malagiri. The wood is considered as divine and chastened, therefore it has some prohibitions to be used for furniture purpose like chair, flooring, anything which anyone would not do to their deities. They call it sacred and use it for medicinal purpose while having throat problems. The wood also has a strong enchanting aroma which refreshes the mind and proves the fact of its purity. The wood also can be considered as one of the best classes of wood because of its durability to all the climatic conditions. The roots the villagers have used may have remained under the earth for more than 150 years, therefore these abstract furniture can also be counted as an antiquity.
These items are TV stands, Showpieces, abstract sculptures, roundtables, stool tables, side tables, pen stands etc.