The Kumbhakar or the potter caste as they are better known is a traditional group engaged in the profession of clay modelling and making earthen wares, household items, toys, etc. using clay. They are also known as Kumars in some part of West Bengal. As the story goes, Lord Shiva had created a man and women during his marriage and had asked them to make a clay pot which was needed in his wedding. From that time on they consider Lord Shiva to be their protector. The Kumbhakar matrimony is much similar to the other Bengali communities. The marriage affairs starts with the match making which are done by the Ghotoks or the match makers according to the traditional concept though nowadays inter-clan marriages are also found. Like all Bengali weddings the Kumbhakar marriage ceremony also consists of a number of events, the bride's Gaye Halud, the groom's Gaye Halud, the Beeye and the Bou Bhat, which take place on separate days. Prior to all these engagement ceremony or the Ashirwad is held which is the common ring ceremony. Earlier the potters or the Kumars were not that flourished to make a grand ceremony but today they also celebrate this event with much enthusiasm. Like every Bengali women, the Kumar girls are also very beautiful with attractive eyes. Red is the color which they want to flaunt during the wedding and their unique way of draping the sari makes them all the very beautiful and elegant brides.