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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 – 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...