The Nettoor petti was used by women in aristocratic homes and also in temples to store the jewelry of the idols. The craftsman VV Suresh is a highly awarded person who is probably one of the few left in kerala. He comes from a family of craftsmen who made these exquisite boxes. The wood used ranges from teak, mahogany, rose wood to jackfruit. Every part of this box is hand crafted including the intricate painting and the brass embellishments.