This is a Dokra Necklace. Dokra is non–ferrous metal casting using the lost-wax casting technique. This sort of metal casting has been used in India for over 4,000 years. This is an unique gift for someone or for personal use.
carefully remove all the dust accumulated on the Dokra jewelry. After that, get any brass polish, apply it on a dry and soft cloth rubbing it gently onto the Dokra jewelry or use any Toothpaste which works wonders in maintaining the sheen of Dokra jewelry. Take a small drop onto a soft cotton cloth, and gently rub the cloth in minor circular motions.
This is a Tribal Mask made by local artisan from Purulia West Bengal. Very unique and traditional form of art which are going to end. Some of the family still engaging in this craft to earn their livelihood. Paper, mud, and clay are used to make this masks. The masks are painted in pastel shades and have a frank, simple, and bold look. The eye- brows, mouth, and eyes are painted to give those special effects and give completeness to the looks of the masks.