Fond of antiques! See, what we have got for you! The metal craft of the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has an inimitable rustic charm to it. The tribal craftsmen, who usually belong to the Gond tribe, excel in sculpting metal figurines. The craftsmen of the region have been experimenting with every kind of theme — traditional as well as imaginary.
With eleven million people, Gonds are the second largest tribe in Central India. The Gonds are also known as the Raj Gonds. The term was widely used in 1950s, but has now become almost obsolete because Gond Rajas don’t exist anymore. Through their works, the Gond artists seek to preserve the disappearing Gond environment and their longstanding heritage of tales and legends.