Bidri Style Jewelry


Bidri is a form of artwork, which can traces its origin from Bidar Village in karnataka during the 14th century. The work is known for depicting the striking contrast of  the colors silver and black. The art consists of metal ware made from an alloy of Zinc (94%)and Copper (6%).

Popular even in regions of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, the art in itself has quite a few variations in terms of metal contrasts and motifs used.

Over time apart from decorative mantel pieces bidri artisans have gone on to make accessories like bangles, pendants, necklaces and earrings. For a jewelry enthusiast like me it always a treat to explore a new style during my travels, such was the experience when  I went to explore the bidri art form during a field trip in South India.

Below are a few looks which can be incorporated into your wardrobe:

The client lunch…

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