Concentric Trinket Box

Bidri,

India

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Bring in an old traditional art into your life with this Bidri-inspired decorative box. The style and design is reminiscent of an era when craftsmanship was revered and much sought after. More than 500 years have gone into perfecting this metal inlay art. The geometric pattern resembling the jalis of the Mughal era will easily complement your existing arrangement.

₹1,800
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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.

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    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...

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 10
    Width: 10
    Height: 3
    TypeOfMaterial:Zinc, Silver Wire
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