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Chinhhari arts Wrought Iron women making Chutney- WIMI001

Regular price
Rs. 399.00
Regular price
Rs. 499.00
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Rs. 399.00

In Chhattisgarh, Baster area tribal people consume 'chutney' made of Red ants. It has a sour taste, Red ants make a nest in trees using leaves. Also, tribals use ant to treat malaria and other fever. When this ant bites humans perspire excessively and thus treats fever. In this tribal figure, the female is using traditional equipment known as 'sil- loda' (made of stone) to make Chutney.

 Dimension = 1.5x1.25x3 inch

Wrought Iron handicraft also known as “Pitva Art “ is an Ancient art form, made by a very small Tribal community of Bastar, Chhattisgarh. They use mostly waste or left out Iron pieces, cut it manually by chisel and hammer and heat it by charcoal. Mostly all the human and animal figures are made of single piece of sheet by manual hammering work of a hot metal piece. To make a joint they use Rivets. NO Welding machine, cutting machine, mold are used to make an artifact and that makes it a true handicraft. When you touch and feel the product you can see the hard work behind each and every piece.

After making, each and every piece is treated with Red oxide to avoid Rust in future and then 3 layer of oil paint (Mat Finish) is done to finish the product. For the maintenance, in long run we recommend to gently clean it with Cotton and oil .Each and every piece will last for lifetime.  

Product will be dispatched In 2 -3 working days and delivery is estimated in 5- 7 days after dispatch.