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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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