Selvaraj-The traditional aranmula mirror artist
Aranmula kannadi is a handmade metal-alloy mirror, made in Aranmula, a small town in the state of Kerala, India. Unlike the normal "silvered" glass mirrors, it is a metal-alloy mirror or front surface reflection mirror, which eliminates secondary reflections and aberrations typical of back surface mirrors. The exact metals used in the alloy are maintained as a Vishwakarma family secret.Mr. Selvaraj is a vishwakarma a skilled manufacturer of the aranmula metal mirror.His metal mirrors are made of the mysterious alloy that are passed on in his family from one generation to another.The mirrors displays perfect craftsmanship which are the results of lots of polishing.Apart from being a traditional manufacturer of the metal mirror he is also a skilled artist.He has made a variety of beautiful design for the metal mirror frame.The work is truly a masterpiece.