This jewelry piece is made from a tradional craft called 'Bidri'. This craft is practised in Bidar, Karnataka. The Silver motif is made of Pure Silver inlay work while the black part is alloy of copper and zinc. Traditionally this craft is used in making Home decor items. This is an effort to experiment Bidri craft as Jewelry.
Craft -Bidri artwork is a form of metal handicrafts. It is named after Bidar, a city in Karnataka where it is widely practiced. It was developed in the 14th century. Bidri is made from an oxidized alloy of zinc and copper inlaid with pure silver. It is prized as a symbol of wealth. To Create this Collection artisan needs to follow eight stage process: The eight stages are moulding, smoothening by file, designing by chisels, engraving by chisel and hammer, pure silver inlaying, smoothening again, buffing, and finally oxidizing by soil and ammonium chloride. In this collection, the soil plays a very important role. It is believed to possess special properties that help oxidization giving it a beautiful blackened appearance.
Material -Alloy with Pure Silver inlay work
Dimension / Size -L- 1.75 * W-2 Inch
Wash & Care / Maintenance -Keep away from moisture. Store away from light
Net Qty -5
Dispatch Timeline - (in Days)This item will be dispatched in 10 days
NOTES FOR YOU
DRY CLEAN ONLY EVERY TIME. Natural colours tend to run. Do note that sometimes the colours on screen appear brighter. Please do see the size chart carefully.
Free shipping within India on orders valued above INR 4999. Shipping out of India is as per weight calculation at checkout.
Country of Origin - India
Gift Wrap Available
To gift wrap order, select the gift wrap check box on the cart page during checkout
30 Days Free Return
Okhai Apparels - 30 Days Free Return. On SALE - No Return Refund. Please Note - Custom Made Handicrafts - No Returns No Refund as mentioned in the product description.
Estimated Delivery Time
Okhai Apparel - 4-6 Working Days. Custom Handicrafts - 15 to 30 days as artisans make it after they receive the order.
The colours seen in the image may vary from the actual product due to different computer screen resolutions and displays. Dark colours may look lighter in direct sunlight.
Karamta Read Story