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Metal Ware

Metal Ware

Metal Ware, Metal Ware art and craft, Metal Ware art of Karnataka, Metal Ware Arts & Crafts In Karnataka, Karnataka ArtsBidar in Karnataka, is a famous for bidriware-a craft done on a metal plate of zinc, copper, tin and lead. Bidri articles ornamental jugs, bowls, plates pen holders, candle sticks and even paper knives. Nagamangala near Mysore is famous for its bronze items and Mangalore in the west coast boasts of domestic articles made of bell-metal.

Metal Ware is one craft tradition that engages many families in the state. Metal Ware in Karnataka has a rich and ancient tradition and the objects serve both religious and secular needs. The temple town of Udupi is famous for its small images and ritual objects, while Karkala, an ancient Jain center, is well known for its Jain icons. Mangalore in the west coast boasts of domestic articles made of bell metal while Nagamangala near Mysore is celebrated as a center for bronze casting. The bronze makers of Nagamangala have for centuries displayed delicate and graceful workmanship especially in delineating, in the most charming manner, the anatomy of the human body.

 

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