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Dhokra Decorative Elephant
Brass Elephant with back and head is decorated with delicate ornaments. Enjoy the intricate craftsmanship from the skilled craftsmen from Bastar, Chhattisgarh.
Length: 21.5 cm
Height: 17 cm
1 in stock
Clean with soft dry cloth.
Avoid direct exposure to humidity and moisture.
About the Craft
Dhokra art also known as Bell Metal craft is one of the oldest crafts known to mankind since 2500 BC and prominently stands out in the relics found at Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa. Dhokra Art takes its name from the Dhokra/ Dokra tribe from Bastar, Chhattisgarh.
Traditionally it was used for statues of deities. Without losing its old glory, tribal artisans are creating beautiful decorative products reflecting their way of wife, culture and wild creatures in its complete majesty!
Lost-wax casting technique is a lengthy process and every piece of art is made from scratch. It goes through multiple stages and it takes a minimum of 30-40 days to finish each piece. A slight variation in technique and designs are found in each of the states of Chhttisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand which have
Dhokra Metal Craft Products are adorned by one or all due to its elegant form and timeless appeal and adorn the cozy households as well as lobbies of five star hotels as well as institutions.
This product is handcrafted; hence may have slight variation in size, colour, and design as each product is unique and is an expression of human genius!
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