Hidden talent of the Hidden city of Orchaa

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Orchaa is a small town in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. Nestling on the bank of Betwa river Orchaa is 80 K.m. away from the Tikamgarh district.Though Orchaa cannot be termed a paradise destination for shopaholics but still this incredible and small region of Tikamgarh has got to offer tourists and local visitors a lot from its local handicrafts market.

The handicrafts of Orchaa reflecting its local flavor is quite popular amongst the tourists. Bazaars of Orchaa provide tourists with recreation who come from the various parts of the world as well as from India. These bazaars are characterized like any other typical Indian markets with hustle bustle on the streets, hawking calls of the shopkeepers to attract the tourists, and not to be forgotten the typical bargaining of the Indian markets.

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The most popular commodity from the streets of Orchaa is the traditional Dhokra hand crafted commodities which are exquisite and one of a kind. Dhokra handicraft derives its name from the Dhokra Damar tribes, who are the traditional metal smiths of West Bengal. But they have extended to regions of Chattisgarh as well. The products of Dhokra artisans are quite popular in Indian as well as overseas markets because of primitive simplicity, enchanting folk motifs and forceful forms.

Objects such as gods, goddesses, mementoes, trophies, souvenirs, showpieces are made and sold in the markets of Orchaa. Intricate designing and carving on the artifacts make them quintessential for the home adornments.  The peculiarity of this art form is that no two artifacts resemble each other and each artifact is finished with great finesse.

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Thus, Dhokra handicraft will truly mesmerize and captivate you. Make sure you buy these incredible hand crafted pieces to adorn your Bella- Casa.

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