The Iron Bell is used to recognize the animal by the farm animals’ herders in Kutch. The blacksmiths are also called ‘Luhars’ and they are experts in making these bells from iron container. The iron bells are prepared in Zura, Nirona and Nana Angia of Kutch.
Preparing the iron bell is a very impressive and interesting process. The expenditure tins are bought from Bhuj. The blacksmith makes the figure of bell after cutting the required and calculated tin with the help of some tools. Then, a mixture of watered dirt and cheek is prepared. This paste is filled in and around the bell and then, it is keen in the oven. Increasingly, the cheek powdered paste is liquefied by heat and sticks to the bell. This way the bell is been prepared.
A small stick of wood is fixed inside the bell for ringing. Sometimes, some designs are made by monument and flaming dyes on it. These impressive bells are prepared in many sizes and shapes.