P-Tal Thathera Hand-hammered (10.5") Kansi/Bronze Kansya Utensil Dinner Thali Traditional Home, Hotel Restaurant serve-ware Indian Bhojan thali
Kansi/Bronze Kansya Utensil Dinner Thali
- Handmade Kansa Thali
- Size 28.5 x 28.5 x 5 cm
- Weight 650 gm
- Pack of 1
- Color- Copper
Kansa is an Indian name for bell metal or bronze. An ultra-superior metal, Kansa is an alloy of Copper with approximately 4:1 ratio of copper to tin, both heated together up to 700 centigrade to form pure bronze. A malleable metal in itself, the prepared alloy is further moulded into handcrafted products and can acquire different kinds of finishes – matt or glossy, depending on the aesthetic preferences. Kansa is usually used to eat food and drink water on a daily basis which helps enhancing the gut health. Till the invention of stainless steel, aluminum and plastic, common man was using Bronze, brass and copper utensils for food and drink. From ancient times, eating and drinking from Bronze utensil is considered good for health. In Hindu religion Bronze metal was considered as "Lakshmipradham" meaning equivalent to "Goddess Lakshmi".
According to Ayurveds, it enhances intellect. It is believed that using Kansa to eat our food and drink water from on a daily basis enhances our immunity apart from purifying the food. Kansa is a good conductor of heat and retains heat well, thereby keeping the food warmer and its contents richer for a longer period of time. Kansa Vataki is an Ayurvedic treatment from India that has been used for centuries. To this day in India, bronze is still known as "the healing metal" having long ago been discovered to help relieve all kinds of pain and provide a gentle detoxifying effect. Kansa is said to draw out heat, acidity, inflammation and toxins from the body.
This kansa or bronze thaali is a must have product for your home, make your kitchen perfect with these traditional bronze kitchen accessories. This is also good for cooking due to its therapeutic quality Bronze is typically very ductile alloys, it also oxidize as it is a mixture of copper & tin and it need to be cleaned in every 2-3 days to preserve its shining.
Care: 1. To keep bronze pieces always shiny, you have to clean and polish them as soon as they start losing their luster. The sooner you re-polish, the easier it is to make them shine.
2. You will need to repeatedly wash the bronze items by cleaning powder or paste (lemon juice & baking soda) to clean of the Patina.
3. Gloves are recommended, especially if you have several bronze pieces to clean, because prolonged contact with acid of lemon or cleaning powder is not good for your hands.
Best Gift yourself and your loved ones, since its the best metal to eat food from.
Note: - Copper or brass reacts with sour food, salt and lemon which can be harmful for the body. Foods like pickle, curd, etc. should not keep in it.