(Last Updated on : 22-02-2013)
There is some specialty in this tribal jewellery. Lac jewellery, which is very famous and also favorite, is prominent in Rewa District
and Indore District
. The artisan used to make chokers, bead chains, earrings, and hair ornaments in the traditional designs. All these ornaments have a golden luster as well. Some of the other important ornaments for married women are Mangalsutra
and Hansuli. These are actually the symbol of married women. Hansuli is necklace and is also used by unmarried women also.
The artists of this region normally design beautiful gold and silver jewellery studded with precious as well as semi precious stones and also pearls. These are always coated with enamel work making them more beautiful. Some of the special type of bangles they made, which are of lac and glass, is worn by all the communities. The anklets, which they used, are clove shaped beads. These are usually made of silver.
One of the important tribe of Madhya Pradesh
is Bastar District
. The tribal folk of this region are very fond of jewellery. They usually make jewellery out of grass, beads and cane. The traditional ornaments are also very popular at this place. These are usually made of silver, wood, glass, peacock feathers, copper and wild flowers. These ornaments are very popular as these have ethnic value too. The bastar tribal women also wear necklaces made out of one rupee coin.
A wide variety of silver beads are found all over Madhya Pradesh. In filigree work these silver wires and beads are used.