Dokra Jewellery

Dokra system of metal casting is said to be oldest form of metal casting and is technically known as ‘cire perdue’ or lost wax process. The technique of casting revolves round replacement of wax with molten metal by the traditional hollow casting method. Brass scrap in generally used as raw material. Dokra crafts is mostly produced in India around states of Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Orrisa, West Bengal. 

Handcrafted dokra necklace set from West bengal. Dhokra or dokra is an ancient craft practised by nomadic tribes who have since settled into parts of eastern India. The Dhokra system is one of the oldest form of metal casting and is technically known as ‘cire perdue’ or lost wax process .





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