Walking sticks have a unique appeal and charm of their own and these are made by skilled artisans, who create outstanding items using wood as a source. Andhra Pradesh is known for a unique art tradition, of Walking sticks.
The walking sticks are made of fine quality wood. These are bought for the utility value, as well as artistic value. The walking sticks, available at the showrooms of Lepakshi is engraved by many master artisans. The wood engravings on walking sticks are appealing and there are many varieties, based on the unique design and the finish done for the wood, adding an extra element of attraction. Brass is also used to offer extra support and grip for the walking sticks at its apex portion. These are made by skilled artisans in the town of Rajahmundry, and the quality of engraving makes them collectible pieces of art as well.
Many varieties of wood are used, which determines their price. Walking sticks of various designs are preferred by customers, as it not only adds an element of elegance, but it is also used for the purpose of walking with comfort. Palm is an important source of wood, which is used to make walking sticks. In many parts of India, it is a matter of pride to own artistic sticks. The walking sticks made of Palm reflects the mastery of artisans, who create these wonderful and elegant walking sticks from Palm wood, representing sheer excellence. In many traditional households of South India, walking sticks are not only used for the purpose of support for walking by the elderly but it is also a fond element of nostalgia and holds a pride of place, for its memories, in traditional homes. Walking sticks of simple look, yet uniform finish adds an element of grace. The art of creating walking sticks is a royal tradition and it is also a hobby for many who collect these sticks of different colors and finish.