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Dhokra Crafted Elephant Sculpture

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Dhokra Crafted Elephant Sculpture

An elegant and unique curio with a raw, rustic appeal to enhance your decor. Dhokra is a beautiful, ancient craft and 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, Odisha and West Bengal. This craft dates back to pre-historic times of the Harappa 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.

Product Specifications:-
Material : Brass
Craft : Dhokra Metal Craft
State : Odisha
Colour : Dull Gold
Dimensions: Height – 6 Inch
Weight: 1075 gms

Special Attention : Handcrafted Village Craft. Rustic, Dull / Antique Finish. Please Allow For Minor Crafting  Defects. Wipe with soft wet cloth. Brass cleaning agent / polish may be used if required

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Dhokra Crafted Elephant Sculpture

An elegant and unique curio with a raw, rustic appeal to enhance your decor. Dhokra is a beautiful, ancient craft and 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, Odisha and West Bengal. This craft dates back to pre-historic times of the Harappa 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.

Product Specifications:-
Material : Brass
Craft : Dhokra Metal Craft
State : Odisha
Colour : Dull Gold
Dimensions: Height – 6 Inch
Weight: 1075 gms

Special Attention : Handcrafted Village Craft. Rustic, Dull / Antique Finish. Please Allow For Minor Crafting Defects
Wipe with soft wet cloth. Brass cleaning agent / polish may be used if required

Utkalika (OSCHC Ltd.) was established in the year 1959 and operates under the administrative control of the Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Dept, Government of Odisha.