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Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, usually with tin as the main additive. It is hard and tough, and it was so significant in antiquity that the Bronze Age was named after the metal. However, historical pieces were often made interchangeably of brasses (copper and zinc), and bronzes with different compositions, so modern museum and scholarly descriptions of older objects increasingly use the more inclusive term "copper alloy" instead. Historically the term latten was used for such alloys.The discovery of bronze enabled people to create metal objects which were better than previously possible. Tools, weapons, armor, and various building materials, like decorative tiles, made of bronze were harder and more durable than their stone and copper predecessors. Initially bronze was made out of copper and arsenic to form arsenic bronze, or directly from naturally or artificially mixed ores of those. It was only later that tin was used, becoming the sole type of major non-copper ingredient of bronze in the late 3rd millennium BC. Tin bronze was superior to arsenic bronze in that the alloying process itself could more easily be controlled and the alloy was stronger and easier to cast. Also, unlike arsenic, tin is not toxic.

Bell metal is a hard alloy used for making bells and related instruments, such as cymbals. It is a form of bronze, usually approximately 4:1 ratio of copper to tin (78% copper, 22% tin).In India, in the states of Assam, West Bengal and Odisha, it is called kanh and kansa and is used for cooking and eating utensils, with Sarthebari in Assam. Places like Belaguntha in Ganjam district, Kantilo in Nayagarh and Balakati near Bhubaneswar most famous for this craft in Odisha.

Bronze & Bell Metal

Lucky Charm Tortoise - Paper Weight
Lucky Charm Tortoise - Paper Weight
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Meditating Buddha with Wisdom Chakra
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Miniature Dhokra Ganesha - Earthy Finish
Miniature Dhokra Ganesha - Earthy Finish
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Mom and Me - Tribal Lady with Child - Handmade Metal Sculpture
Mom and Me - Tribal Lady with Child - Handmade Metal Sculpture
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Music Marshall - Amazing 3D Wall Mural With Dhokra Jali Design - Custom Framing Options
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Musical Ganesha - Earthy Finish
Musical Ganesha - Earthy Finish
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Musical Ganesha - Set of 4 Lovely Little Joe
Musical Ganesha - Set of 4 Lovely Little Joe
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Nagada Tribal Bell
Nagada Tribal Bell
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Nandi - "The Bull" - Colorful Dhokra Sculpture
Nandi - "The Bull" - Colorful Dhokra Sculpture
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Nostalgic Horse Cart - Miniature Sculpture
Nostalgic Horse Cart - Miniature Sculpture
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Olden Days Tribal Camel Cart - Miniature Sculpture
Olden Days Tribal Camel Cart - Miniature Sculpture
Dhokra - Lost Wax Casting - Bell Metal Craft
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Pavanputra Hanuman - Miniature Statue
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