THE STRIKING SNAKE: CHEAP THRILLS
Ohh, and I scared you again! Hissssssss…..
If you have ever played with the Striking snake (naag) toy, recollect it and get ready to know this toy from another angle. An innovative idea has the potential to survive many generations and the striking snake is in that category.
What is striking snake?
The striking snake is made of a small black paper piece for the head , reeds for the body and metal pins to hold it together. It comes in a price range of Rs 10 and is usually available with toy vendors in a mela setup.
The design is similar to collapsible grill in government establishments and the two free ends allow for manipulating the length of expansion. This all depends primarily on the distance of your target.The manufacturing process is an indigenous one,usually made by a skilled or semi –skilled craftsmen.
The dynamic nature of this toy makes it ageless and a popular choice.
Why is it a design mela product?
The striking snake gets a two thumbs up from us as it is one of the craft products who cross boundaries to join the league of well -designed toys .
- The uniformity of its design across various vendors.
- Its affordability
- Simple yet dynamic design
- Involvement of a mechanism