The Jaipur enameling is a unique art form from Rajasthan. In this, the outline formed by the plate itself, while the colours are placed in the depression hollowed and are made to adhere by fire. The gold smith gives the desired shape and size to the object and engraver engraves the pattern. It is only then the enameller applies colours in order of their melting point. The colours are prepared by crushing precious and semi precious stone. All major colours like black, green, blue, dark yellow, orange, pink etc. can be obtained in the process.
These boxes were originally used by Royalty to keep precious jewels, opium and rare spices. This box showcases the beauty and the dexterity of high degree of craftsman ship.