The Metal craft of India, which attained the standard of a fine art as early as from Harappan period, has a glorious past. Indian artisans knew the art of metal working since 3000 B.C. The beautiful figurine of the dancing girl belon going to the Indus valley civilization indicates the high level of workmanship attained by earlier craftsmen. The other high points reached by the craftsmen in the field of metalworking are bronze sculputres belonging to the Chola rulers and the iron pillar at Mehrauli, in Delhi, which was made during the time of King Ashoka. A thin gold sheet is cut as per design and then placed over the same size of piece of glass and silver framing is done. A thin gold sheet is cut as per design and then placed over the same size of piece of glass and silver framing is done. The set of six stamps portrays images of six different metal crafts, namely, Surahi which is made in iron, Nataraja, made in Bronze, a Pandan made in Copper an Incense burner made in Brass, Spouted Lota made in Silver and Gajalakshmi Lamp which is made in Gold. The Department of Posts is pleased to released a set of six stamps of Indian Metal Crafts.
26-08-2016: Copper-Pandan Indian Metal Crafts A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782312082 Category: Stamps
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Indian Metal Crafts
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