Bankura , a old and crowded village in West Bengal is where I stay. Two daughters growing and busy with their own school chores, led me to search for some work that was creative and could be done from home. Based in this area for last 15 years, I had discovered the rich handicraft and hand-loom sectors in and around Bankura. Beautiful traditional products, artisans with state level awards, poverty and declining value of the craft is a common feature in this District. The various crafts in this region are Dhokra (brass figurines) made by “ lost wax tech..