Goa being a tourists place attracts people, for its beauty of the place itself. Visitors drive for its beaches, forts, churches and scenic beauty. Mapusa is a small city in North Goa, India. It is situated 13km north of the capital Panaji. Its proximity too many beaches makes suitable base during the tourist season (November to April). The Friday markets are quite known. People from surrounding areas of Mapusa come and sell their wares unlike some of the tourist-oriented fairs or markets. Goa is a place with diverse people.
Metals are an essential part of human lives and are used in many ways possible. Earlier it was used as weapons at pre historic times and as the evolution of man began the uses and the alteration of metals also was initiated. Metals are used in the form of utensils, and more; the uses of metals are enormous. Brass is one of the metals, a yellowish alloy of copper and zinc, harder than copper and is a good electrical conductor. Brass is vulnerable to stress corrosion cracking from substances releasing ammonia or ammonia itself. This is sometimes called as season cracking. There are types of brass and brass alloys according to proportions of Copper and Zinc combined.
Brass is used for its bright gold-like appearance and for its applications where low friction is required such as locks, bearings, doorknobs, valves, and in brass instruments such as horns and bells. It is also used in zippers. Since it is a good electrical conductor it must be used in circumstances in which sparks not be struck. Brass metal is a craft passed on from one generation to another practiced on hereditary basis. The items that are produced include oil lamps in different designs, candle stands, temple towers, church bells, ashtrays and more.