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Copper Coated Iron Bells of Gujarat

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Copper Coated Iron Bells of Gujarat

Practiced by the community of Muslim Lohars in the Nirona and Zura villages of Banni, thee copper coated iron bells of Gujarat cater to the indigenous pastoral communities of Kutch. Bells of various sizes are crafted by the entire families working together as a team. The task of shaping the bell is assigned to the male members of the families. Tools such as compass, hammer and pliers are used in the crafting process.

 

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