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Handmade Dokra Craft Necklace

About Product:   

This product is made using handmade dokra beads and various thread braiding techniques. Each small bead is handmade using dokra craft from Orissa.


About Collection:

This collection has been made using a 4000-year-old technique known as the lost wax metal casting. This also gives the collection its special coil-like appearance, which is in fact from the rolled wax used as the mold. Wear your piece of tradition today


About Master Artisan:

Leena Kulkarni

After 13 long years in the corporate banking sector, I decided to take a break. Handicrafts were one area always spiked my interest, so I travelled around Orissa learning about various art forms visiting craft clusters and meeting artisans. I learned two facts that became the foundation of all my future efforts. First, many of these beautiful crafts and art forms were barely sustaining, and second if they fetched unfair prices for the artisans involved. Since then I have been working to address these problems.
Dokra being a community-based craft, we are associated with multiple artisan families in various villages Bharpada, Dhenkanal in Orissa. This 4000 year old craft often calls upon the entire family being dedicated to the various stages and processes.

Handmade Dokra Craft Necklace

SKU: JN1070
  • 22"

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