Bring Home the fusion of ancient Art form by Vaiju Saraf
A beautiful keyholder created using dokra casted elephant resting on a wooden plate with mosaic art. The mosaic design follows the drawings by the tribal people in bastar region in India. The glass colours used, match the natural colours and dyes used by tribals. The Bastar region of Chattisgarh specializes in Dokra art. This art is one of the earliest known method of metal casting. The dokra art dates back to the times of Indus-Sarasvati civilization. Mosaic designs are made by hand cut, coloured stained glasses. Mosaic art dates back to 3 millenium BC.