Brass & Bell Metal

The fine engravings on brass and bellmetal utensils, bronze bangles and pots are important aspects of Odishan art. Artefacts made of metal, particolarly brass, find pride of place in the homes of Odisha. Beautiful lamps and lamp-stands are used during the worship of deities. Balkati, Bellaguntha and Kantilo are famous for bell metal craftsmen. Dhokra metal ware is another beautiful craft of Odisha people. It is a tribal art from of Dhenkanal.