Metalware of Meghalaya

Metalware of Meghalaya


Metal craft is restricted to selected families and is practised by the menfolk. The khasis, known for their proficiency with metal and have been involved in extracting iron ore, manufacturing domestic knives and utensils, and even guns and other weapons using metal. The other articles made by these tribes are agricultural implements like the axe, the sickle, and hoe.

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