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Dhokra Craft - Exquisite Lantern with Intricate Filigree Work

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Dhokra Craft - Exquisite Lantern with Intricate Filigree Work
Dhokra Craft - Exquisite Lantern with Intricate Filigree Work
Dhokra Craft - Exquisite Lantern with Intricate Filigree Work
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Dhokra Metal, | AUTHENTIC CRAFT. CREATED IN INDIA.

Dhokra Craft - Exquisite Lantern with Intricate Filigree Work

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An exquisitely hand crafted Dhokra Craft lantern with intricate filigree work. This truly amazing piece of craft stands out with its sheer beauty as a curio, wherever it may be placed. Place a candle inside and this lovely lantern looks even more spectacular, creating a lovely ambience. A perfect gift that will always be valued and appreciated. Dhokra is 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 metal workers in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and West Bengal. Bell metal or Dhokra is one of the earliest known methods of metal casting. This craft dates back to pre-historic times of the Harrappa 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 is an alloy of brass, nickel and zinc that lends an antique effects to the castings.

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Dhokra Craft - Exquisite Lantern with Intricate Filigree Work

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Product Details

  • Material : Brass
  • Craft : Dhokra Metal Craft
  • State : West Bengal / Orissa
  • Colour : Dull Brass
  • Measurements :  Height-12" x Width-5" x Length-7"
  • Product weight : 915 grams
  • Special Attention : Handcrafted Village Craft. Rustic, Dull / Antique Finish. Please Allow For Minor Crafting Defects.
  • Shipping Info : Dispatched in a maximum of 6 business days. Returns accepted within 12 days of delivery.
  • UOM : Piece

Dhokra Metal Craft

Dhokra is 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, Orissa and West Bengal. This craft dates back to pre-historic times of the Harrappa 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.

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