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Metal Craft of Dhokra – India

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Looking into craft shops in India, I was fascinated by this metal craft style, and found a well documented blog on Indian crafts ‘Craftcanvas’ http://www.craftcanvas.com/blog/crafts-of-orissa-dhokra-in-dhenkanal

Hope you enjoy the this link too

Dhokra Bull

Dhokra Bull

The metal work uses wax casts to get the required shapes (black forms are the wax moulds)
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Images courtesy craftcanvas

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