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History of Stone-Setting
History of stone setting reveals that this art form goes quite far back in history. In its earliest phase, it involved the cementing of precious stones into depressions which had been created for this purpose. It was against the backdrop of the technique of hammered-cloisonne system of stone setting which had developed in Europe, and with the intent of creating more freedom in design that the style of Kundan jewellery developed in India.
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 Classification Of Jewellery In India
Classification of Indian Jewellery is evident since ages both men and women have tried to adorn themselves with the use of various ornaments.
 Silver Jewellery in India
Silver Jewelleries in India are preferred all over the nation for their lustrous and ethnic styles and designs. Women in rural and tribal areas adorn themselves with heavy silver jewellery.
 South Indian Jewellery
South Indian Jewellery pieces are primarily made out of gold worn during traditional festivals and weddings. The designs of South Indian Jewellery draw an inspiration from the fresco paintings.
 Ancient Indian Jewellery
Indian Jewellery has its roots in ancient times which gradually improved with dawn of every new civilization in India. The charm of jewellery and the beauty of Indian women by adorning it never separated.
 Jewellery in Mughal Period
Jewellery in Mughal Period was one of the most dominant parts of the Mughal tradition. Royal members of the family including both men and women used to display their wealth and status by wearing heavy jewellery.
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