Dhokra Khajur tree is the antique craft made by tribals of Odisha using traditional hollow lost-wax metal casting technique. Nature related motifs are the main ideation of the tribal to make new things. This sculpture makes the home interior very elegant and gives a ethnic look.
A product of TDCCOL (Tribal Development Co-operative Corporation of Odisha Ltd) Marketed by Grozip.com
Dhokra Craft - Musicians. Dull Brass. Beautiful and rustic craft with its own unique, ethnic appeal. Dhokra is amongst the oldest traditional techniques of metal casting in India, practiced for over 4,000 years. The lost wax technique, cire perdue is the medium of metalworkers in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and West Bengal. This craft dates back to pre-historic times of the Harrappa and Mohenjodaro Civilizations. Entirely handcrafted, the unique 13 stage process of Dhokra/ Bell metal making is an outcome of the original craft instinct handed down through the centuries. Dhokra/ Bell metal is an alloy of brass, nickel and zinc that gives an antique effect to the castings.
Material : Brass
Craft : Dhokra Metal Craft
Special Attention : Handcrafted Village Craft. Rustic, Dull / Antique Finish.
UOM : Pieces
Wipe with soft wet cloth. Brass cleaning agent / polish may be used if required.
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