Village+post - Arit, P.S. Daspur, Dist - Paschim Medinipur - 721148, West Bengal
Award: State Award
The name Dhokra or Dokra was formerly used to indicate a group of nomadic craftsmen, scattered over Bengal, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh in India, and is now generically applied to a variety of beautifully shaped and decorated brassware products created by the lost wax process. The traditional themes of these cast metal sculptures include images of Hindu Or tribal gods and goddesses, bowls, musicians, figures of people or deities riding elephants, horse, other animals and birds.