It is tragic to note that while Indians harp continually of their rich tradition and art, they have little or no respect and value for the very guardians of art and culture. A review of the Dhokra artists in the field of Sadeibairini reveals this.
The art of Dhokra has found a niche in the drawing rooms of elite in India and abroad. Dhokra system of metal casting is said to be oldest form of metal casting and is technically known as ’cire perdue’ or lost wax process. A replica of the desired product is made with wax on a clay core with all its finer details of designs and decorations. A few coats of finely prepared clay paste is applied over the model and dried in the shade. Read more athttp://www.merinews.com/catFull.jsp?articleID=151762