Salim Kumbhar, having learnt terracotta craft from his father Suleman bhai, has been practicing it for more than 26 years. Having exposure to educational institutions through attending pottery workshops, Salim bhai wishes to send his children to pursue further studies in clay and ceramics. He makes matla (pots) for storing water, buttermilk, curd and artefacts like wall plates. During his free time he makes lamps and explores various geometric carvings to create patterns through light.