Sculptors or mural-artists or artisans working primarily with metals as a medium, could have enlisted themselves under the category of Metal Art on The Future of Design.
The history of metal-art and metallurgy dates back to the 4th millennium BC in India. The advent of the Mughals further improved the established tradition of metallurgy and metal working. Earlier used in cooking implements and warfare, its use in art probably evolved over time.
Today Indian Artists use any and every type of metal to create art-works, sculptures, murals and artifacts. Copper, gold, silver, iron, steel and zinc are popularly used to create a wide range of artistic creations.