National Awardee Tiju Vishwakarma
Bastar Wrought Iron Artefact - "Kanwar"
A handmade wrought iron representation of a man holding “Kanwar”. A kanwar is a single pole with two equal loads fastened on the opposite ends and is carried by a man on his shoulder. He generally carries his food or equipments while going to farm. The theme is inspired by the daily life of the villagers.
- Package Contents: 1 piece table top decorative
|Size of Product||16 cm x 7 cm x 20 cm|
|Weight of Product||170 g|
|Material Used||Wrought Iron|
“Lohshilp”, also known as wrought iron craft, is practiced among the ironsmith tribes of Bastar. The tribe used to make farm equipments and household utensils. Over the years, this technique has taken a shape of art form which is no longer confined to making objects of daily utility. The ironsmith showcases their culture and daily life through this craft. This art is protected under Geographical Indication.
This product is handcrafted by national awardee artist Tiju Vishwakarma from Chattisgarh.
Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.