Dhokra Bull Cart

£220.00

Dhokra (sometimes spelt Dokra) is a non-ferrous metal casting process that employs the lost-wax casting method. This type of metal casting has been utilized for over 4,000 years in India and is still in use now. The major traditional metalsmiths of West Bengal and Odisha are the Dhokra Damar tribes. Their lost wax casting process, Dhokra metal casting, is named after their tribe.

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Description

Dhokra Bull Cart: Dhokra (sometimes spelt Dokra) is a non-ferrous metal casting process that employs the lost-wax casting method. This type of metal casting has been utilised for over 4,000 years in India and is still in use now. The major traditional metalsmiths of West Bengal and Odisha are the Dhokra Damar tribes. Their lost wax casting process, Dhokra metal casting, is named after their tribe.

This product will be displayed at the Nehru Centre, London from 20-24 March 2023.

Features :

  • Colour: Golden
  • Weight: 250gm
  • Dimensions(in):
  • Material: Metal
  • Care: Wipe with a dry cloth
  • Art: Dhokra Metal Craft
  • Theme: Owl
  • Handwork: Handmade
  • Communities Supported: Tribal artisans
  • Handmade Nature: There might be slight variations in product colour and art, when seen in real, due to the handmade nature of the product.
  • Shipping Info: Dispatched in a maximum of onward-winning days. This product is made on order.

Description :

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