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Hand made art Sleeping Reading Women which is made up of bronze metal. Dhokra (also spelt Dokra) is non ferrous metal casting using the lost-wax casting technique. This sort of metal casting has been used in India for over 4,000 years and is still used. Dhokra is an alloy of brass, nickel and zinc which emanates antique look. (The wide product range on Dhokra with their antique look goes well with interior decor).One of the earliest known lost wax artefacts is the dancing girl of Mohenjo-daro.The product of dhokra artisans are in great demand in domestic and foreign markets because of primitive simplicity, enchanting folk motifs and forceful form. Dhokra horses, elephants, peacocks, owls, religious images, measuring bowls, and lamp caskets etc., are highly appreciated. The lost wax technique for casting of copper based alloys has also been found China, Egypt, Malaysia, Nigeria, Central America, and other places.
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