Friday, April 24, 2015

Famous Dhokra art of Odisha and Online Shopping

The state Odisha is a place of arts and artists. There are many kinds of arts are found in all over the state, one of the fine art form is “Dhokra art” this art is very popular in all over the state and also in all over the country. Various products of this Dhokra art are: Dhokra horses, elephants, peacocks, owls, religious images, measuring bowls, and lamp caskets and many more others. These art pieces are very much liked by peoples of Odisha, also in foreign countries people like these products very much, Especially in American countries, European countries and in Australian countries people like this Dhokra art.  

Handicrafts of Odisha available online
This art are basically made by lost-wax casting technique. Lost-wax technique is a technique in which a duplicate metal sculpture is cast from an original sculpture. Dependent on the sculptor's skills, intricate works can be achieved by this lost-wax method. This lost-wax technique was very old technique in India, India skilled Dhokra artist had been used this technique over 4,000 years and is still also they are using this. The Dhokra art pieces are so popular that people in all over the world want these products to decorate their homes but availability of these products in markets of different countries is not sufficiently present. So people those want these products are not getting these properly. And the Dhokra artists are also not capable of selling their products in international markets. Which causes lose for both manufactures and consumers.

Onlineshopping technique help in this case, by the online shopping technique the availability of the Dhokra products are increases in all over the globe, so people can purchase it easily. Another important thing is the consumers don’t need to go anywhere for purchasing the products they can buy Dhokra products from their homes. So popularity of this art more increases by this online shopping technology. And also it helps Dhokra manufactures in selling their products.  

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