Varakh, or Silver foil as it is generally known, adds glitter to Indian sweets and fruits. The craft is practiced since ages and is in great demand among the people across the country. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicines and on deities in many jain temples and also in cosmetics. This work is practiced in Hyderabad over 100 years from the time of King Hakim Lukman. Mohamed Sharrif, 45 years old artisan is performing this work from past 30 years. Four people do this work locally in a small workshop in Charminar. Five to six families are involved in this work.