The lumba rakhi is made of brass also known as Pital in Hindi, used for making religious articles and the technique is age old rich skill of Dhokra from the prehistoric civilization of Harappa. This is an attempt to break the monotony of plastic and bring back the charm of handcrafted Rakhis. The use of Dhokra, which has made a mark since the prehistoric civilization of Harappa gives it a touch of heritage and luxury.
Dhokra is a 5000 years old art form, with the dancing girl of Mohenjo-daro being its earliest artifact. It is an ancient method of making metal artifacts by a wax-casting technique. The process of making Dhokra is delicate and uses only natural raw materials. The basic mould is made with fine sand (mostly found next to the river banks) and clay. Belonging to a rare and unique breed of items and processes, the Dhokra products are indeed a collectible.
Dimensions: 2" W x 10" L
Weight: 15 g
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All products are made by local artisans and are genuine in their claim of their intrinsic materials, used for making. Each variant is hand made and hence unique. Actual colors can be slightly different than shown in pictures. Please keep product away from water. Do not spray perfume directly on product. When not in use store away in an enclosed pouch or box to minimise exposure to air. This will ensure that your product lasts for several years.
Store in a dry place wrapped in muslin or soft cotton with moisture trapping agents. Avoid washing directly under water, though wiping with a moist paper towel and air drying before storing is recommended. Always check for any reactions upon wearing jewellery directly on an exposed area. The reactions vary largely from person to person.