Dhokra Craft Horse Head Wall Hanging. 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, practised 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 the 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.