On The Blog — Bowl

Bidri – Indian Inlay

Bidri – Indian Inlay 0

Bidri is the technique of inlaying zinc vessels with brass, silver or gold. This form of decoration is uniquely Indian and began in the city of Bidar, in the Deccan. The oldest known examples date...

Burmese Silver Decorations

Burmese Silver Decorations 0

A bowl can be divided into three horizontal sections: the top, the middle and the bottom. The middle section contains the main pictorial scene and is the focal point of the bowl; It takes up most...

Burmese Silver – Forms

Burmese Silver – Forms 0

There is little variety in the forms of silver vessels seen in antique Burmese silver. Typically, one sees bowls, containers, cups and figures or statues To make the statues, the silversmith first cast the...