Ornate metal box with fix small compartments, each topped with a peacock figure. When the larger peacock in the center is screwed in, the compartments are immobilized. However, when it’s unscrewed the compartments open up to reveal the tiny storage areas within. There are also elephant details that can be seen in each leg; In Hinduism, elephants are sacred animals, the living incarnations of the god Ganesh.
Tika boxes are often used to store colorful powders that are used in ceremonial gatherings. In Hinduism, thePeacock is associated with Saraswati, a deity representing benevolence, patience, kindness, compassion and knowledge.