Copper Plated Brass Door Knocker Bird Shape from India, "Avian Melody"
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Khalid Ali is an artisan from India who desires to constantly grow and improve his craft. He presents this door knocker, which is made from brass plated with copper for a beautiful, antique look. A proud bird stands atop this knocker, which is both handy and decorative.
Khalid learned repousse metal work, known as patra, or Indo Napoleon, from his father and uncle. It is one of the most popular Indian arts and Khalid has diligently worked at it for more than 20 years. He continues to grow artistically and has taught many of his family members and other artisans the vast array of skills needed to produce this distinctive form of Indian metalwork.
Khalid Ali has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $1800.