It is also one of the important products of Bhaktapur, usually produced by a cast called Tamot (Tamrakar). They are still handcrafted in the same method used at the time the craft originated centuries ago and represent auspicious, religious and powerful deities. Then there are the hand tapped pots, vases and bells used in homes all over Nepal. One can find people at work in the small alleys of Chaskhya.