Betel Leaf Box

Bidri,

India

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Your jewellery is among the things most important to you, and it really deserves to be kept in a box that highlights its glimmering beauty. More like a treasure chest than a box, this Bidri box, inspired by humble betel leaf guards your precious ornaments. Intricate Tarkashi work (inlaying using silver wires) adds to the beauty and glamour of this box, promising an embellishing and safe home for your trinkets.

₹2,000
Typically delivered within 7 days
  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

It is prized as a symbol of wealth.Abdullah Bin Quaisar was invited from Iran to beautify the kingdom who was known was his inlay work using sea shells in stone and metal in weapons. High secrecy around process of inlaying was maintained, Ghulam Sattar and Ghulam Gaphar found broken tools in the trash and this is where the art of Bidri started.

  • Process of Making

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    Process of Making

    Each Bidri pieces cast separately from ordinary soil made malleable with castor oil and resin. Processed 95% Zinc and 5% copper metal is melted at a temperature of 800F. The molten metal alloy is poured in to the mould formed. The mould is allowed to cool and the object is removed. The surface of a newly cast piece is rough, so it is made smooth with filing and buffering. The article is then rubbed with copper sulphate solution to obtain temporary black coating on which the designs are etched. T...

  • Anatomy of the Product

    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 10
    Width: 10
    Height: 3
    Weight(gm):430.0000
    Craft : Bidri
    Colour : Black, Silver
    Placement : Counter Top

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