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Metal craft is a one of the exclusive craft that include a vast variety of items including exclusive jewelery, Lamp Stands, Flower Vases etc. They are found in astonishing luster and intricate works of art. The metal craft has really gained its popularity just because of the availability of raw materials and the accessibility of proficient craftsmen. Generally, the metal craft of Kerela is most famous that includes creating Charakku which is fabricated of bell-metal. It is known as one of the largest cooking vessels. All these vessels are used on ceremonial occasions to prepare payasam that is called sweet dish made out from coconut milk in large quantities. The surface of the Charakku is made up of old gold tint which maintain its original color and luster.As it does not require any kind of polishing or tinning. Moreover including all this, Kerala artisans are dexterous in making idols of gods and goddesses etc with various types of metals.

 

In fact, the metal crafts of Kerala have an aesthetic appeal among other traditional arts. An ancient industrial craft which has acquired an epitome of perfection in the progression of time is those crafts that are made out of bell-metal. Some exclusive designs are found in the items like the artistic lamps of bell metal that include Greek lamp or Changalavatta, the Archana lamp, the Aarti Dipa which are appreciated by the local people as well as the tourists.

 

As such, the fabulous creations of metal crafts by Kerala artisans exhibit sense of chaste aesthetics and harmony with a proper sense of Indian tradition. The urlis, oil cans, tumblers and jugs, jewel boxes, lime jars, paan boxes with creative finishing are the well defined examples of the creative opulence. It usually catches the fancy and sometimes the artisans of Kerala use various metallic designs in wood crafts but still it is very rare. The superior skill of the craftsmen of Kerala is the inflection of the all pervading beauty and creativity.


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Metal craft is a one of the exclusive craft that include a vast variety of items including exclusive jewelery, Lamp Stands, Flower Vases etc. They are found in astonishing luster and intricate works of art.