The first evidence of nonferrous metallic art (Dhokra) was found in Mohenjo-Daro civilization (small dancing girl).

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Core-making: A clay core is made, slightly smaller than the final intended size of the artefact. Clay used is a mix of two-three clays ? fine clay near the river beds, Clay from the Termite mound or ?Ant Hills? and normal sand. Cow Dung is also used along with rice husk in pre-determined proportions. The core may be hardened by firing or sun-drying.Modelling: A detailed wax model is built up aroun...

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Dhokra is a tribe of metalsmiths of West Bengal. The tribe which are still nomads with few settlements now extends from Jharkhand to West Bengal and Orissa to Chhattisgarh Dhokras. A few hundred years ago the Dhokras of Central and Eastern India travelled to southern India as far as Kerala and to north as far as Rajasthan and hence are now found all over India.Apart from India it was used in ancie...

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