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Dhokra Art Crafted Incense Stick Stand



Dimension: 6.00cm x 3.00cm x 5.00cm
Art Type Crafted in Dhokra Artwork
Material Brass
Pack Content 1 Dhokra Art candle stand
Delivery Time 5
Availability:Out Of Stock

This incense stick is an excellent example of the superior quality of Dhokra Artwork. The incense stand is made using lost wax technique by the traditional Dhokra Damar tribes of West Bengal. The use of non ferrous metals like brass enables them to decorate the object with special and unique patterns.

You can use the incense stand to worship the idols of gods and goddesses at your house. The Incense stand is small in size and does not much space and can be kept at the center table or at any corner of your house. Use fragrant incense sticks on this incense stand to diffuse nice fragrance in your living area.

Dhokra Art is being used in India since the time of Harappa and Mohenjodaro.

Now-a-days this art is mainly prevalent in Central and Eastern India mostly in the states of Orissa, Chattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.

A non ferrous metal, mostly- Brass is used for making the products. The technique used to make the products is called lost wax metal casting wherein;-

a. Firstly a basic mould is prepared using sand and rice husk

b. The mould is layered with cow dunk and sea side soil.

c. On the other side wax along with oil, incense stick and a few other ingredients is melted.

d. After heating this wax comes to such a state that it can be easily moulded with hand.

e. Strings, like noodles are made out of the above wax.

f. These strings, are used for designing on moulds.(As scene in the pis above)

g. After designing, the mould is again layered with sand mixture.

f. It is then kept in the furnace and melted brass is poured into it.

g. After cooling the upper layer of sand is broken to get the final metal product.

Now a days Dhokra Art is used to make human and animal figurines, god idols, candle stands, diyas, pendants, bowls, door handles and many other decorative products.

Disclaimer : The product is handmade thus the actual product that you receive might slightly differ from the product shown here.

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