The Indus Valley Civilization has left the country with great contributions in the area of both ethnic and cultural aspects. One such influence in the field of stonework and artwork is the skill of the Dhokra casting. Reigning from the Harappan culture, this art dates back 5000 years by the stunning metalsmiths work and has survived the test of time. Dusting the soils of West Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, the indigenous production methods of the tribals' and the nomadic craftsmen reflects the inherent expression of their simplicity. As intricate and detailed as the art form is, its place of production is usually quite humble, and it is the inherited talent, dedicated efforts and the sheer simplicity of the artisans that have kept the rustic art alive so far.
Inspired by the rich and unheard culture of the Dhokra tribes from the Indus, "The Relics of Mohenjo-Daro" is one such marvel range of exclusive handcrafted accessories brought to you Indies, without any filters! The jewellery depicts grace and the rich history of the civilization and the prowess of the professional artisans in their work. The rustic vintage embellishments of necklace and earrings of great beauty depicting humans in a circle of tight embrace and brass are transformed into the poetry called Dhokra. These phenomenal accessories are exemplary choices to be used during office parties, outings, festive occasions or even daily for giving a bohemian touch to any look with the combination of vivid and vibrant colours that they exhibit and are created using a technique called the "lost wax technique" which in artistic terms is called the "Cire Perdue". The traditional yet chic design is like wine, which is worth, both the work and the wait.
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The 'Tribal Men Faces' from the collection 'The Relics of Mohenjo-Daro' is an exclusive pair of round-shaped earrings handwoven in cane and handcrafted in sheesham wood with the figurine in brass using the lost wax technique. This light brown-coloured tribal accessory pair is hand-painted with Dhokra Art and utmost grace by our artisans depicting the faces of tribal men and the colourful combination of which makes it possible for it to be worn with any attire. The 'Tribal Men Faces' is an ideal jewellery item for adding a bohemian touch to any look and to be used during office parties, outings, festive occasions or even on a daily basis for exuberantly defining the art of simplicity and for living in the charms of the glamorously rich and unheard vintage culture.
- This pair of earrings is ideal to add a bohemian touch to any look.
- Inspired by the rich and unheard culture of the Dhokra tribes from the Indus.
- The combination of the vivid colors makes it an ideal option to be worn during festivities or on a day to day basis.
- Goes well with Indian and Western attire.
- Handcrafted to depict the face of a tribal man.
- Comes in round shape.
- Comes with an ear post made of lead-free and nickel-free iron alloy.
- The dhokra figurine comes in lacquered finish.
- The figurine is Hand-painted & Handcrafted With Dhokra Art Depicting A Tribal Man Using The Lost Wax Casting Technique whereas the cane is handwoven.
- The dhokra figurine comes in golden with multicoloured hand-painting and the base in light brown.
- Comes in 2.6" (H), 1.6" (W) Inch in size.
- This product is from our collection, "The Relics of Mohenjo-Daro".
- The weight of the earrings is 16 grams.
The figurine is Hand-painted & Handcrafted With Dhokra Art Depicting A Tribal Man Using The Lost Wax Casting Technique whereas the cane is handwoven.
DHOKRA FIGURINE: Brass, BASE: Cane & Sheesham Wood
(H * W) = (2.6 * 1.6) Inch
DHOKRA FIGURINE: Golden, BASE: Light Brown
1 Pair of earrings
- Comes in a pair.
- The ear post is made of lead-free and nickel-free alloy.
- This product has been made by hand and may have slight colour or design variations that are natural outcomes of human involvement in the process.
CARE INSTRUCTIONS1) Wipe jewellery with a dry cloth.
2) Keep away from perfumes, water or any other liquid substance.
MANUFACTURING PROCESSThe artisan forms a clay core which is roughly the shape of the final cast image. This process defines what the final product will be. Next step is covering the clay core with a layer of wax which is composed of ingredients such as pure beeswax. When the wax solidifies, the artisan starts with shaping and carving the mould in all of its finer details of designs and decorations. Again, a layer of clay is applied to it which takes the negative form of the wax. Drain ducts are left for the wax, which melts away when the clay is cooked which shows the impeccable design and process of Dhokra art. The wax is then replaced with Brass which hardens between the core and the inner surface of the mould. The metal takes the same shape as the wax. Here, the manufacturing process does not stop here, the artisans give their final touches and polish as desired.
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