Metal s holds an important place in the life of most Indians. No wonder then that metal ware are all big rage here.
Metals have been man’s friend since times immemorial and India is no exception to this rule. Besides the obvious use of metals such as wrought iron and stainless steel in building window grills, doors, and railway tracks and utensils, etc, metalware is big business when it comes to delivering to the market place numerous home décor items that are of very distinctive and highly ethnic value. Metalware also constitutes special significance as they give rise to the numerous images of gods and goddesses.
As mentioned above, there are plenty of choices to pick and choose when it comes to metalware in the market place. From silver plated figurines, to simple and plain figurines made using more than a couple of alloys (it is a mix of them), to richly engraved and crafted metal artifacts made of wrought iron, it is indeed a seemingly endless array of objects and show pieces and what not for the valued customer to consider ponder over and buy.
Panch daatu, wrought iron, those with silver polish, etc and more to choose from!
From door knobs, to panch daatu made or ashta daatu made figures of Hindu gods and goddesses, to b boxes of various sizes and shapes to various images, wall hangings, stands, holders and what not, it is a big world of metalware out there in the market place. The metalware made of high quality wrought iron made by the highly skilled artisans of Chattisgarh are something that you would not like to miss out on.
Rather you would highly recommend them to all your friends and relations readily. That is how good they are. The Dokra art of metal work that is practiced widely by the tribal communities of Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh is yet another technique of metal ware that has given the world plenty of rare, durable and ethnic value
The tribal communities of the relatively young state of Chattisgarh have crafted these magnificent pieces out of wrought iron. You may like to check out the Barasinga, Barynya, the hanging suppali diya stand that can be hanged on the wall as it can serve to hold candles or diyas as per your need. You can also try out the Ardha that is the figurines of Ram, Lakshman and Sita, etc. There is, to put it briefly a healthy mix of choices and options for the valued buyer.
You need not even step out of the comfort of your homes as there are several web portals doing a brisk business of online retailing of these metal ware as well.
Satyajit Banerjee is an expert writer in handicraft arena and writes for Craffts.com, an eCommerce portal for handcrafted and Handmade products. It offers wide range of products across various categories ranging from ,Metal work, art metal decor, quality metal work, much more.