Hand carved mahogany wooden tray handmade in the shape of triangle using natural mahogany wood and dokra metal alloy 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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Ashoka Assemble - Celebrating crafts of Odisha. Exploring textile and craft traditions of Odisha (Orissa) along the eastern ghats. Pipli Applique, Silver Filigree, Sambalpuri Ikat, Patachitra Painting, Dokra Metal Works and much more.