The art of metal work has been known to Indians for almost 5000 years. Indian craftsmen have used different metals like iron, copper, silver and alloys like bronze, bell metal and white metal to produce items such as pots, pans, utensils, photo frames, sculptures of deities, mythological figures and animals. Today in India, with scrap metal just as usable as fresh metal, and far less environmentally taxing, it makes sense to promote the trade and use of scrap in manufacturing processes and village crafts.
Repetition of a simple square creates the busy pattern of these bowls. Each hand-crafted piece is assembled from cross-sectioned recycled brass wire that has been burnished to a mottle bronze finish. Set of 3 bowls. 7½"dia to 15"dia x 2½"h.