A sensational piece of art-work! This frame displays the immense skill of the artists. An ethnic Dokra frame that will be a perfect addition to your home or office to enhance it's beauty!
Size: Photo: 2.5 x 2.5 inches, Frame: 7.5 x 7.5 inches
Art: Dokra: The beauty of any dokra artefact is that every dokra artifact is unique in the world, no two dokras are the same. The reason for this is dokra is completely handcrafted and therefore, the shapes are not perfect, and the symmetries are not mirror images produced like in computer graphics. Dokra artifacts are made from brass and are unique in itself as each piece is made from a new mould which is lost in the process.
Dokra is the art of metal crafts amongst some indigenous tribes of eastern India including West Bengal and Orissa. Dokra structure of metal casting is said to be oldest form of metal casting and is precisely known as 'cire perdue' or lost wax procedure. A duplicate of the product is made with wax on a clay center with all its improved particulars of designs and decorations. It is then heated where the wax melts leaving the metal structure of the design.
Region: Orissa, which is renown for its rich culture and heritage, is located on the east coast of the bay of Bengal in India. Also one of the richest states in tradition and art, it is the centre of Jain, Buddhist and Hindu religion. Orissa is equally well known for its grand temples and celebrated Odissi dance.