GiTAGGED® Bidriware Silver Inlay Elephant
₹ 3,372 incl. GST
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The soil found at the Bidar fort exhibits magical oxidizing properties, it turns zinc, a white metal into sheer black-ware, while intricate patterns inlaid with pure silver retains its original color.
|Inlay Material||Pure Silver|
|Inlay Type||Star Work|
|Base Metal||Zinc & Copper|
|Dimensions||L – 12cm, W – 5cm, H – 11cm|
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GiTAGGED Bidriware Silver Inlay Elephant
It can be a decorative piece for your home or office, or a wonderful gift item for any occasion.
- Bidriware is a craft exclusive to Bidar, the 16th-century capital town of Bhamani Sultan.
- The Bidri Art strikes attractive features of Black Background with an Inlay of Silver.
- Bidri Craft is an alloy of zinc, copper, and other non-ferrous metals.
- Pretty designs are carved on it and after that, thin silver wires are hand etched on a Zinc-based metal.
- It is then dipped in a solution prepared with the Soil available only around the Bidar fort.
- The soil found at the fort of Bidar exhibits magical oxidizing properties.
- It turns zinc, a white metal into sheer black ware, while pure silver inlay retains its original color.
- The zinc alloys turn into a lustrous black so that inlaid silver contrasts stunningly with the dark background.
Bidriware is a famous Silver Art of Bidar District, Karnataka and it was introduced in Bidar about 400 years ago by King Ahmed Shah Wali Bhamani. This special type of work is called “Damascening in Silver”. Its name derived from “Bidar”; the art was encouraged by Nizams. The contrast between the black oxidized background and lustrous silver inlay gives a beauty to the Bidriware. The craft follows both traditional and modern designs.
Bidriware has been Conferred with the Geographical Indication (GI) status by the Government of India in 2006 with GI Number 21.
- Apply a few drops of coconut oil on the item surface and clean with a cotton cloth.
|Period of Origin|
|Country of Origin|
Bidar District, Karnataka
|GI Application No.|
|GI Status Awarded|
2005 – 2006
|GI Product of India|
Shri Ramesh, Chief Craftsmen, GI Panchayath Bidar
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