The BELL METAL or DHOKRA is one of the earliest known method of metal casting. This craft dates back to pre-historic time of Harrappa and Mohenjodaro period of Indus Civilization.
Dhokra metal casting is perhaps the only living tradition of metal image making in Eastern India. The technique has managed to survive many centuries and change of dynasties owing to its modesty of application in everyday lives if traditional tribal people of BASTAR, Chhattisgarh, INDIA by more than 10,000 traditional tribals.
Dhokra Art is non–ferrous metal casting using the lost wax casting technique. This sort of metal casting has been used in India for over 4,000 years and is still used.
The tribes of Chhattisgarh make beautiful art pieces with lot of dedication and difficulties. Every piece is a statement, used to decorate your home, office space or gift these hand crafted beauties for the festive season to your loved ones and contribute in improving the lives and conditions of precious Dhokra artisans.
A True Tribal Art Piece .