Handcrafted brass metal alloy dokra craft home decor item, handmade by tribes. Dokra system of metal casting is said to be the oldest form of metal casting and is technically known as ‘cire perdue’ or lost wax process. The technique of casting revolves round replacement of wax with molten metal by the traditional hollow casting method. Very intense process of Dhokra casting is currently practiced in tribal areas of India mostly around Chhattisgarh and Orissa.
Wipe with a soft cotton cloth when needed or wash the product with Pitambari or brasso powder, readily available in the nearest general store. One can also use lemon water, tamarind or vinegar.
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Dokra Metal Craft
Dhokra art consists metal like brass and unique in its design. The Dhokra metal casting technique employs the Lost-wax technique that was used earlier by the Mohenjo-daro craftsmen to cast the bronze figurine of a dancing girl some 4500 years ago.