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Decorative items made out of wrought iron are in great demand nationally as well as at international markets. There are many manufacturers and laborers across the country putting in hard efforts to create this absolute masterpiece. One such manufacturer is New Handicrafts from Nagpur, started by Mr. Nitesh and Mr. Santosh in 2010. With the backing of 25 skilled artisans, the company is a leading entity in the manufacturing, wholesale, and supply of antique metal statues and various types of traditional and contemporary wall hangings.
For making wrought Iron Craft Initially, the artisan draws desired figures on a drawing paper. Then place the design stencil over the wrought iron sheets, drawn shapes are cut using a metal cutter. With the help of a hammer, the artisan strikes the cut-sheets to get a 2D appeal and embossing style. These different pieces are then assembled and welded together to achieve the expected figure. After this stage, a metal buffing brush and angle grinding machine are set to use for smoothening the ends and certain internal parts. Red oxide is spray-painted on the finished figures that protect the metal from corrosion and give a rich look to the craft. Followed by black enamel paint as a base colour over the remaining areas. After the base colour is dried, artisan use other shades of paints. These sculptures are then let to dry and finally sold to customers.
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