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Meet the Master Series: Shree Ajay Kumar, Dhokra Craft, Chattisgarh, India

The lost-wax technique, has been practised with devotion by Arun’s family for three generations. Like all fine art and craft, it’s takes painstaking dedication to acquire in terms of skill and perseverance to continue with as a means to a livelihood.

The making of a single piece requires multiple steps entirely trough a manual process, that include, the making of a mould, the pouring-in of molten metal and the process of baking, polishing and refining, all by hand.

He’s a hot favourite online. No points for guessing why!

 

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