A man from Jaipur has made the world’s smallest wooden spoon and has “carved” a record for himself. Navratan Prajapati made it to the Guinness World Records (GWR) for creating a spoon merely 2 mm in height and 0.7 inches long. GWR tweeted a short video of Prajapati making the spoon.
In the video, Prajapati can be seen making the world’s smallest spoon with expertise. The process is quite interesting and he even kept the cutlery item on a grain of rice to depict its tiny size.The artist said while talking to Guinness World Records “Guinness World Records is the Kohinoor diamond in records and after receiving it I feel like wearing the most magnificent crown on my head.” “New record: Smallest wooden spoon – 2 mm (0.7 inches) made by Navratan Prajapati Murtikar (India),” reads the caption of the post.
In 2006, Navratan Prajapati also got a Limca World Record certificate for making the world’s smallest functional lantern. The lantern could run for a few seconds on three to four drops of kerosene. Earlier, According to the GWR, the record for the world’s smallest spoon was made by Gowrishankar Gummadidhala. The artist from Telangana made a wooden spoon that was 4.5 mm long in 2021.