Golu dolls are part of the eco-friendly, decorative ritual of Navratri. These Golu dolls were originated in the century during the reign,The rich mud for the clay dolls are collected from the river beds. The mud along with silt is soaked in water for about 5-6 hours. It is then kneaded into dough for quite some time and is soaked in the water again for a couple of hours. The wet dough is then placed on the mold. A small amount of force is applied to the dough to set the impression right on the figurine. The sharp edges are smoothed out. The process of drying takes about 5-6 days to completely harden without any moisture. Two days in shade, sun dried for a day and fired in a kiln. They are then dolled up with beautiful acrylic paints of bright hues and dried.