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Used the traditional iron casting technique to mould iron and gives them a unique structure
3.5 x 2.5 inches each figure
Iron Craft is a brand by Tatiram Vishwakarma & his two sons Sunil Vishwakarma and Anil Vishwakarma. They have a small work area infront of there house in Kadaichepda village in Kondagaon district. There whole family is dedicated to Wrought iron craft. The enormous love and passion towards there craft is reflected in there purely handmade wrought iron figures.
Bastar Iron Craft (also known as "Wrought iron craft of Bastar") is a traditional Indian iron crafts that are manufactured in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state, India. The iron-crafting work has been protected under the geographical indication (GI) of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement. It is listed at item 82 as "Bastar Iron Craft" of the GI Act 1999 of the Government of India with registration confirmed by the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks.
One of the most special and oldest craft styles in the Bastar region is Lohshilp, or wrought iron craft. In spite of its simplistic nature, it has an aesthetic attraction. The art originated from the culture of ironmongers who used to make farming and hunting tools for tribes. The craft has grown beautifully into an artistic form over the years and so has its worldwide demand.
The iron craft skill is passed through generation to generation in Bastar region. Some tribal communities are experts in iron craft work and many of them became as iron-smiths. Among many communities Gondi and Maria are notable for the traditional iron-crafting.
100% Made with love in India:- While others start cutting off their expenses and import products from china, we decided to made our all products in India.
This product is handmade and each piece is unique! Due to the differences in displays of computers/laptops/phones, the colors on the product you receive may vary marginally from the colors seen on our website.