Due to the attractive art, barware is an important export handicraft of India and is valued as a symbol of wealth. The metal used is an alloy of zinc and copper with pure silver. Pembarthi metal craft is a metal handicraft made in the Warangal district of Telangana, India. They are popular for exquisite sheet metal works. This brass flourished during the reign of the Kakatiya Empire. The Kakatiyas used large metal sheets to decorate chariots and temples. Dhokra is a non-ferrous metal casting using casting technique. This type of casting has been used in India for 4000 years and is still used today. Do you want to know more about Indian Stamps and miniature Sheets, then please you can visit Philacy.com
26-8-2016: Indian Metal Craft Miniature Sheet
The Metal Craft of India which had attained the status of fine art since the Harappan period, on this occasion Department of Posts released six commemorative postage stamps on Indian Metal Craft. All these intricately carved and ornate metal artefacts reflect the artistic and creative skills of the artisans of India. The crafts of each state of India reflect the influence of different empires. The craft is embedded as a culture and tradition within rural communities. Metal crafts include work using zinc, copper, brass, silver and gold. Some of the traditional ancient handicraft styles are Metal Craft, Dhokra, and Kamrupi ‘Bidriware’ has its origins in the township of Bidar, which is still the main centre for the manufacture of unique metalware.
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