Dokra is one of the earliest methods of non-ferrous metal casting known to human civilization. The lost or vanishing wax casting method of metal casting, popularly known as Dokra, is a primitive technique, which can be traced back to Indus valley civilization. Dokra statues are revered all over the world for its primeval simplicity and enthralling folk motifs. These figures have a rustic and antique finish which adds to its appeal. Dokra products involve a tedious process of designing and metal casting. The finishing touches are added with precision. Each piece of the artwork is unique as a mould created can only be used once. Dokra of Bengal has been accredited with Geographical Indication (GI).