Dokra

Dokra craft is characterised by its primitive simplicity, charming folk motifs, rustic beauty and imaginative designs and patterns. Dokra uses the ‘lost wax casting’ (cire perdue) process, one of the earliest method of non-ferrous metal casting known to human civilisation. Today dokra artefacts range from figurines, deities, elephant, owl, deer and other animals to ornaments like anklet, ankle bells, earring, necklace, bangle etc. They also make utility items like nut cracker, kohl holder, vermillion holder, utensils etc.