Metal craft is of the finest art works among India’s ancient crafts, which dates back to thousands of years. Brass is used for making lamps, pedants, flower vase, kalasam, and many other objects of different sizes and shapes, which are quite attractive due to their shine and classy finish. The term Brassware is also applied to many variety of brass. Brass is used extensively for the purpose of decoration owing to its bright gold-like appearance and brass musical instruments combine high workability with great durability.
Ornamental brassware involves brassware which serve an ornamental purpose. A number of locations in India are quite famous for creating some of the finest ornamental brassware. A rural hamlet called Onipenta in Mydukuru mandal of Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh is home to a coveted art form, involving exclusive and highly attractive range of brass work handicrafts, handmade brass works and other domestic brass products.
Located close to the National Highway N.H-16 between Tirupathi and Vijayawada, the artisans of Onipenta are adept in creating Flower vases, Urli, Drum, as well as many other items made here with Brass, which captivates one’s attention. The artisans involved in Onipenta Brassware create Brass through a unique process of heating and molding that helps them to replicate attractive designs and shapes on the objects. Onipenta is the pride of Andhra Pradesh, with the rural community here creating masterpieces, with high durability as well as utility value.