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In Orissa, Horn craft is well known rich cultural heritage of the artisans of Paralakhemundi. Well, it is difficult to say that when or how this horn craft was born. It is said that K.V.Appa Rao is the father of horn craft in its present form. Horn crafts are generaaly mystical and thus all the manufacturer fabricate it with a superb fashion design. Horn crafts manufacturers make stylised birds and animals which seem so alive, cranes for instance. They look as if they can opened their beaks, they can talk or the birds appear to be twittering or lots of.

 

In fact there is a procedure to fabricate horn crafts. Various types of horn like cow horns, buffalo horns, stag antlers and tusks are used in horn craft. The entire object is well carved from the solid part of a horn after soaking it in water. If creative is important, then the carved piece is heated to a specific temperature and then after the particular shape is being granted. Then after, its particular surface is slow down with the help of a rough file, flat file or half round file and a sharp stainless steel blade respectively. In past time, eyes were made of the stag antler stick at the center of which a drilling of bore is being done and then it is being stuffed with lacquer burnt in a luminous flame. Anyhow its overall process finally give the horn work a beautiful feature. In keeping with changing times, inspiration for decorative pieces is being drawn from modern art as well.

 

Beside all this, bone carvings of animals and mithuna figures are common. Carved combs of bones and horns are specialty. Manufacturers make design on the bone crafts which seems to be floral and figurative based on the inspirations from the Mughal architecture and foliage. While making bone crafts, the first thing done is that raw bone of dead animals is cut into many pieces and according to the size and then it is immersed in water for 12 hours. This all process make the bone soft and smooth. Then after carving is done with the aid of a file drill. Carving entails systematic scrapping/ scooping of the materials from the core block. The crafts made from ivory and shell are also very popular.

 

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In Orissa,  Horn craft is well known rich cultural heritage of the artisans of Paralakhemundi. Well, it is difficult to say that when or how this horn craft was born. It is said that K.V.Appa Rao is the father of horn craft in its present form.