Origin: This highly skilled art form is more than 500 years old and is traditionally done by local artisans on the Eastern shores of Odisha. Presently, the silver filigree workers are largely from the district of Cuttack, where the art flourishes. According to sources, the art may have come to Odisha through its trade links with Indonesia as the work
Technique: Filigree was incorporated into jewellery since 3,000 BC. An earring is created through the age-old conventional technique of filigree, unique to the eastern shores of India. Isn’t it amazing?
Use: The charming silver filigree ornament shall accentuate your beauty to win you great compliments. It will complement both simple and heavy outfit thus suitable for any occasion. One can wear it anytime anywhere to create that fashion statement. Gift it with love to the lovely ladies to win their hearts.
Forms of animals, birds, flowers and even miniature handbags and other souvenirs are made in Tarakasi work. The Konark Chakra and temple are great favourites as mementos.