Unique Tikamgarh Folkart Ganesha Figure

Unique Tikamgarh Folkart Ganesha Figure

$36.00
Here the unique Tikamgarh folk art gets a vivid reflection in the figure of the Lord Ganesha. Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh is famous for its brass and copper making art. In fact MP is world famous for its brass and copper making art region with thousands of establishments spread all over for articles made out of one or more pieces of metal. The copper or brass sheet is first marked out by a pair of compass and the piece or pieces cut off by a scissor called katari. The required shape is made by alternate heating and hammering, and is finally turned on the lathe. The final polish to the article is given on the lathe itself. Metal ornaments have been a rave in all ages and times. The attractive contrasts in colours and textures of metals has led to the evolution of metal ornamentation through techniques like inlay, overlay, applique, fixing of colours etc. The craftsmen cast their own pieces, making moulding clay from sand, resin and oil in proportion and add borax to the clay surface to prevent the metal sticking.
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Here the unique Tikamgarh folk art gets a vivid reflection in the figure of the Lord Ganesha. Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh is famous for its brass and copper making art. In fact MP is world famous for its brass and copper making art region with thousands of establishments spread all over for articles made out of one or more pieces of metal. The copper or brass sheet is first marked out by a pair of compass and the piece or pieces cut off by a scissor called katari. The required shape is made by alternate heating and hammering, and is finally turned on the lathe. The final polish to the article is given on the lathe itself. Metal ornaments have been a rave in all ages and times. The attractive contrasts in colours and textures of metals has led to the evolution of metal ornamentation through techniques like inlay, overlay, applique, fixing of colours etc. The craftsmen cast their own pieces, making moulding clay from sand, resin and oil in proportion and add borax to the clay surface to prevent the metal sticking.

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