Channapatna is the town of dolls located in the state of Karnataka. Tucked in a quiet corner of India it is world renowned for its craftsmanship and unique designs. These toys have received the Geographical Indication tag that is given to best products from all over the world like Switzerland chocolates and Columbian coffee. The toys on PurpleJug are designed by award winning artisans. They are completely made from wood by using a spinning tool just like how it has been made for the past 200 years. They were gifts to Obama to showcase Indian culture and its exquisite art.