Introduction to Bell metal crafts of Sarthebari
Situated less than 100kms from Guwahati, Sarthebari is home to the bell metal industry, the second largest handicraft of Assam. Bell metal is an alloy of copper and tin and utensils made from it are used for domestic and religious purposes.
About 40 percent of the people in this village are engaged in this cottage industry and the hammering of the metal at the furnace can be heard throughout the village.
Views of the Sarthebari Village Community:
Views of the Market: