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. The gold Gajalaxmi Lamp, on the miniature sheet is a fine example of Indian Metal Craft. 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 Department of Posts is pleased to released a set of six stamps of Indian Metal Crafts.
26-08-2016: Brass-Incense Burner Indian Metal Crafts A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782312079 Category: Stamps
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Indian Metal Crafts
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