Royal Bidri Art

Bidri Surahi


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Silver and brass inlaid Bidri Surahi.

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Bidri Art is a beautiful amalgamation of cultures brought to India delicately imprinted in mixture of copper, zinc and silver metals. It takes 8 laborious steps to complete the craft resulting in a gleaming black surface with contrasting silver designs, standing as symbol of Royalty and Timeless Beauty. There is a special emphasis on the oxidizing quality of the soil found only in Bidar, India so this art cannot be replicated in other areas.

This beautiful piece of  silver and brass inlaid Bidri Surahi; a pot with a globular body and high neck have been in use for storing water.  Surahi, a medieval fashion of wares, was used for serving , often in out-camps, gardens or garden-pavilions, personal chambers or common sitting halls but sometimes also on the dining table or ‘dastarkhan’. Surahis were used also for keeping and serving wines and other drinks.

MATERIAL : Zinc,Copper,Brass and Silver

DIMENSION : 7″ height

WEIGHT : 1500 gms

SHIPPING INFO : Dispatched in 5 weeks

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