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    Bastar Iron Craft (also referred to as “Wrought iron craft of Baster”) is a traditional Indian craft which is popular in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh nation, India. The iron craft talent is surpassed through generation to generation in Bastar region.

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    Process of Bastar Iron Craft

    The raw materials that are generally used for the craft are recycled iron scrap which are either from household use or market. It starts with the process of scrap iron being beaten repeatedly when it's hot. It needs no casting and molding. After that, main body parts are made first and detailing is done.

    Wrought Iron Craft of Bastar

    Many People don't know that for the protection of Iron Craft of Bastar, it has been mentioned under the geographical indication (GI) of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement. It is also listed at item 82 as “Bastar Iron Craft” of the GI Act 1999 of the Government of India and the registration is confirmed by the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks.

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