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Oomersi Mawji – a master of his craft

As mentioned in an earlier post, the work of Oomersi Mawji was considered to be the pinnacle of Kutch silver design in the late 19th century.  From card cases and tea sets to punch bowls and salt cellars, the inventiveness … Continue reading

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Kutch silverware

Perhaps the most instantly recognisable regional style of Indian silverwork is that produced in Kutch (Gujarat), in the late 19th/early 20th century.  With its deep, tightly scrolled foliate motifs it was also the style most favoured by the silversmith’s clientele. … Continue reading

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