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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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 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.
 Traditional Jewellery of Assam
Traditional Jewellery of Assam is very much beautiful to look at and is a very prestigious part of Assamese culture. Lokaparo, Bana, Dholbiri, Jonbiri, Galpata and Keru are some of the important jewelleries of Assam.
 Moghul Jewellery for neck
Mughals influenced jewellery making throughout India. The Mughals ruled India nearly 5 centuries ago. Simple necklaces and bangles began to get more ornate, and jewellery came to reflect the fine artistry and handiwork of the artisan.
 Jewellery of Sunga Period
Continuing the tradition of the Mauryan jewellery, the jewellery of Sunga period was a little refined than the earlier periods. The materials used for making jewellery were mainly gold and precious stones like corals, rubies, sapphires, agates and crystals along with pearls.
 South Indian Jewellery
South Indian Jewellery pieces are primarily made out of gold and worn during traditional festivals and weddings. The designs are inspired from the fresco paintings.the fresco paintings.
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