Bidri craft is a popular art form among South Indian handicrafts consisting metal ware of different sizes and shapes. It is generally manufactured using an alloy of 94% zinc and 6% copper. Developed in Bahmani Kingdom, it was a blend of local styles of Turkey, Persia, and Arabic countries.It was patronized by successor kings. According to a prominent Indian handicraft manufacturer, this art was introduced by the Nizam of Hyderabad in Aurangabad since it was part of his kingdom then.
Material- Metal, silver inlay
Art/Craft/Technique- Bidri work