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    Channapatna is a crafts village in Karnataka, India.

Channapatna  is a crafts village in Karnataka, where artisans create unique wooden toys mainly using ivory - wood. The craft was born when Tipu Sultan invited craftsmen from Persia to train local artisans in wooden toy making.

This photo story intended to document the process of toy making and life of the artisans in Channapatna.