Brass & Bellmetal are the two earliest known alloys. The fine engravings on Brass & Bell Metal utensils, bronze bangles and pots are important aspects of Odishan at Sambalpur with their elegantly decorative form & intricate pattern represents a marvel of craftsmanship. The flexible brass fish of Ganjam, the cute brass figurine of Khalisahi, the brass & bellmetal wares of Cuttack, Khurda, Dhenkanal, Jajpur and Sambalpur. These products are manufactured in the traditional process of heating and beating. Every brass and bellmetal utensil with its shape and metal composition has got its own characteristic and is known for its cooking and medicinal properties. Timely intervention of the State Govt., has motivated a section of artisans to adopt sand casting method to produce varieties of decorative-cum- utility items.