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BRASS AND BRONZE FAQ
Traditionally speaking, bronzes are alloys of copper and tin whilst brasses are alloys of copper and zinc. However, the generic terms brass and bronze are used much more flexibly to cover a wide of alloys such as naval brasses and nickel aluminium bronzes.
Yes it is safe too cook in brass and bronze cookware. Provided you do known that the utensils are using incorporate of both pure brass and bronze. When it comes to brass cookware, brass cookware incorporates is tin coating inside the vessel, this tin coating is traditionally also known as Kalai. When brass is coated with tin, it allows you to incorporate the health benefits it provides and further cancels out all the toxicity as well.
Yes, Brass and bronze cookware can directly be placed over the gas. Both these metals are good conductors of heat and hence with ensure that your food is cooked evenly and correctly.
Firstly expect the brass utensil to be coated with tin, if not have it coated with tin before using it. Try not cook food which is extensively acidic in brass or bronze metals. Acidic food tend to react with the metal and then cause chemical compositions. Brass just like any other metal, oxidizes, which is why it is essential to expect brass and bronze to change in color over time, which is completely natural.
Often people believe that when their metals do not oxidize, it might be a good thing. On the contrary it’s actually is point of concern if your metals don’t oxidize. Just like science has taught us, oxidizing is a natural process which takes place. When metals do not oxidize it means that the metal is not pure.
Brass and bronze are metals which react with oxygen. This is why maintaining your utensils are essential. You can follow the steps bellow to keep your utensils as new as one possibly can. 1. Pitambari powder, this is the oldest yet the most traditional way of keeping brass and bronze utensils clean and is yet still used in this day and age. 2. Combine Vinegar and salt to clean vessels 3. The last method is to mix lemon and salt
As a brand Ecohindu’s aim is to spread a traditional and eco-friendly way of living. This can only be done so by using pure metals. Hence ecohindu makes it a point to quality check all of the products we show case to you. Our brand is renowned to sell only metals that are pure.
Yes all of Ecohindu’s products across the website are handcrafted by traditional craftsmen from rural areas of India. These traditional craftsmen handcraft each and every product to perfection. We work with craftsmen who are skilled and who have been crafting as a continuation family heritage. These factors are what makes are products exceedingly unique in nature.