Bidri Craft – A Unique Silver Art from Hyderabad

The origin of the name Bidri craft is from the Bidar district of Karnataka. Having originated in Persia, this craft entered Indian Territory back in the 14th century and flourished under the Bahamani Dynasty in Bidar. While gold and silver was traditionally used as inlay over copper or steel for the Persian art form, Bidri work adopted the use of...