Metalware of Andhra

This is an age old craft and it is believed that it is almost 1,300years old. City of nawabs, Hyderabad is known for the coin metal items which are made of brass scrap. The scrap is moulded and pressed in the shape of coin and other designs. Ice tongs, spoons, tea sets and many other varieties of items are made which are given silver coating as a finished touched.

Artisans at Warangal and Pembarthi work on sheet metal craft and design leaf and flower motif objects made of brass and silver. Goose is a famous motif. Panels, curtains, paper weights, lamp stand etc are few of the items.