Dhokra Necklace

 1,200.00

  • Material: Dhokra beads with thread work
  • Length: 36 inches end to end( Non adjustable)
  • Cleaning Instructions: Keep away from exposure of water and gently wipe with soft cloth whenever needed. Store it in a separate zip pouch or wooden box.
  • Delivery: 5-7 Working Days
  • Disclaimer : This product is 100% handmade. Slight imperfections are normal in the handmade products and the final product color may vary slightly.

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Description

About the Craft :: Conjured by the creative sensibilities of the artisans, Dhokra displays an artistic intriguing wirework finish that exhibit striking harmony, beauty and utility value. Dhokra metal casting of Orissa is a typical tribal art form, practiced by tribal families. Associated with nine different communities of the State, it reflects different ethnic identities, heritage, design and motifs. Dhokra is an artistic blend of the creative imagination of the artisan and the ingenuity of the indigenous metal casting technique. The object is cast in metal (alloys of Nickel, Brass and Zinc), using what is known as the lost- wax technique. The artifacts are ritual objects and their themes are mostly animals, jewellery, and icons of gods and goddesses.
These artifacts are universally admired and collected as household decorative objects for their ethnic beauty and artistic ingenuity. Contemporary artisans of this craft also make other utility items like jewellery, door knob, door handle, ash-tray, butter box, pen holder, candle and incense stick stand, photo frame, tissue box.
About the artisan: Based in Bhubaneswar in Odisha, Narayani handicrafts makes ornate jewelry pieces in Dhokra technique using brass, white metal, copper, colorful threads. The organisation is dedicated to work towards the economic and social empowerment of rural women by creating sustainable employment opportunities. They encourage and refine the native skill sets of women to create products of high quality and finish.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 8 cm