The craft of making felt products is practiced widely in Rajasthan. Felt, made by compressing wool using water and soap is used to create various items such as namda, shoes, bags, rope belts and buttons etc. in Jaipur, Tonk and Malpura. Wool of cream, brown, and black color is sourced from Shekhawati, Beawar and Jodhpur while finer quality wool is sourced from Sikar and Kashmir. Tools such as peental which is used to open fibres, pheda which is used to spread fibres, chaapa– pressing tool and winnowing machine are used for the process. Tools such as tool used to open fibres called peental, tool used to spread fibres called pheda, pressing tool called chaapa and winnowing machine are used for the production process.