Nandi Idol (925 Sterling Silver) - I


INR 11,150

INR 7,670


This Nandi idol in pure Silver is crafted in shiny pure Silver.

Nandi is the Celestial Bull, the Vahana of Lord Shiva, whose statue is found in Shiva temples, sitting outside the door of the main temple which houses the Shivlinga, with His face towards the Lingam, in submission. Nandi is the vahana(vehicle) of Lord Shiva and also the guard of the gates of Mt. Kailash, the abode of the divine Lord. He is a devout devotee of Lord Shiva and denotes wisdom, restrained power, humility, patience, protection, submission and devotion. It is a popular belief that Nandi carries the wishes of devotees to Lord Shiva quickly and you can convey your wishes to this Nandi idol.

This intricately crafted figurine of Nandi is in the seated posture, exactly as is seen in His images and idols in temples. The beauty of the figurine lies in the ornamental embellishment on Nandi, the Bull. One of His forelimbs is slightly bent out, ready to get up and take action on the command of Lord Shiva. This idol of Nandi in pure silver can be placed facing the Shivling, in your Puja alter.

925 Sterling Silver is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals, like copper, zinc, nickel, etc. 999 silver is very soft and marred, damaged or bent more easily than 925 silver. This makes 925 Sterling Silver is the preferred choice for making idols and jewellery.

When you buy this 925 Sterling Silver idol, you will find the BIS mark stamped on it, mentioning the same. With the BIS mark on the idol, you can rest assured that this silver idol indeed contains 92.5% pure silver and you are paying for what you get.

It is important to keep deity idols clean. But as silver tarnishes easily, it needs proper maintenance and cleaning at regular intervals. You can use simple silver cleaning agents which are commonly found at home. For example, baking soda, white tooth powder, vinegar are good cleaning agents. Herbal polish can also be used, which is safe for your hands. Clean the silver God idols carefully to prevent scratching.

Height: 1.2 inches
Base dimension: 1.3 (L) x 1.8 (W)
Weight: 85.77 gms