Pembarti VillagePembarti Village is located at a distance of about 65 Km from Warangal. The village is known for its brassware, artifacts, metal objects and tools of brass among all the tourists. A lot of people visit the place not only to buy these artifacts to decorate their home, but also for getting acquaintance with the artists who make these crafts and to see the entire process of crafts making. Pembarti is the centre of brass work in entire India. Significance of this place can be understood from the fact that a lot of foreign countries import these brass wares and metal crafts from Pembarti village. A lot of people buy these crafts not only for their personal use but also to gift it to their beloved ones on many occasions.
History of Pembarti VillagePembarti is recognized as India’s first village to make brass wares. In earlier days, people used to carve on stone to show their art among society at large. After the introduction of brass people started making carvings of it to showcase their craftsmanship. Slowly it became famous and people of Pembarti passed their craft tradition to their children so that it can be followed for many more years to come in future. People used brass and copper wares for many generations as the iron was not introduced till that time. Only after the introduction of iron, people started avoiding these products in their daily uses. Initially artists of Pembarti used to make idols of God and Koranic carvings, but later they shifted to home decor items including wall hangings, show pieces, boxes and candle holders with statues and carvings. Now a days these craftsman are also making bright fashion lights in the village.
Making of Pembarti CraftsAll the expert craftsman of Pembarti village carve the design with their instruments on fine sheets of brass. After the process of designing is complete, they remove white paper and lac from the sheet and use the same for further fine carvings. Most of the craftsman use buffing machine to give the product a nice finishing.
Shopping of Pembarti Crafts
If you are visiting Warangal or Hyderabad and have time in your hand, then its best to visit the village itself to purchase these crafts of brass and other metals, but incase you don’t have much time to visit the village then you can easily find these items in Hyderabad and Warangal at some limited places.
Price of Pembarti CraftsPrice of these crafts cannot be defined as it depends on the design, size and structure of your purchase, but the range of the crafts varies between INR 50 – 20,000.
How to reach Pembarti VillageYou can reach at Pembarti by Road and Rail both. Either you can take a train to Pembarti from Warangal or you can take a bus to Pembarti from Warangal. Also if you decide to visit Pembarti by your own vehicle or a hired taxi, it is recommended to visit Cheriyal as well on the same trip, as both of these villages showcase excellent art work of Indian history.
Places of Interest around Pembarti VillageKolanupaka Jain Temple, Ghanpur Group of Temples, Thousand Pillar Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Warangal Fort
Quick Facts about Pembarti VillageKnown for – Metal and Brassware
Distance from Warangal – 65 Km
Nearest Railway Station - Pembarti Railway Station
Nearest Airport – Hyderabad International Airport
Village Tourism Development Corporation
Mrs. Vijaya Siddulu (President): 91 9848594391
Mr. Kaloori Veeranna (Artisan): 91 9948398340
Vishwakarma Society – 08716-288222 (Office)
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