My Fair Lady Decorative

Dhokra,

India

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Let this strikingly beautiful metal artefact of a reclining woman studying herself in a mirror make a statement near your dressing table or the guest mirror, and set the mood. The elegance of its golden finish creates a striking counterpoint with its rough tribal texture, and can be paired with a wide variety of decor options. Experiment to your heart's content until you get its placement right.

₹1,500
Typically delivered within 7 days
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Dhokra is an ancient methods of metal casting in India, honed for more than 4500 years. The Bronze Age on the Indian subcontinent began around 3300 BC. Inhabitants of the Indus Valley, the Harappans, developed this technique.

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    Process of Making

    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 around the core, to the thickness of metal desired in the finished object. Wax is derived from natural pl...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 14.5
    Width: 2.5
    Height: 5
    TypeOfMaterial:Bell Metal
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