Language: Hindi
Source: Catalogue and guide to state museum, Bharatpur. Jaipur, 1961.

Description

Korbandi describes a type of decoration where the center of an object, often a sword or dagger hilt, is left plain and the borders are inlaid or overlaid with gold or silver. The plain area often consists of special patterned steel like pattern welded steel or wootz.

 

Korbandi talwar hilt


Talwar hilt with korbandi decoration.
Wootz panels with gold overlay borders.

 

Notes
Catalogue and guide to state museum, Bharatpur (Rajasthan). Jaipur, 1961. Archive.org.

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