Entry from British & World English dictionary
An alloy of copper and tin for making bells, with a higher tin content than in bronze.
- Local artisans also produce brassware and items made from bell metal (an alloy of copper and tin).
- Prominent items include bell metal and wrought iron figurines, statues, lamps and other artifacts depicting the traditional gods, goddesses and animal figurines.
- There were strikingly beautiful items made of wrought iron and bell metal, terracotta, silk and wood craft.
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