Kolhapuri Style is a very popular and antique handmade necklace made by workers of Kolhapur. It is worn by married and unmarried women of India. Now this style is attracted by the people who live outside India and outside Asia.
Kolhapuri Style has special importance for women of Maharashtra. Now in modern life, most of the people do not know the importance and information of necklace. Women just bring the ornaments of Kolhapuri Saaj from market and wear with style and modern fashion.
Kolhapuri Style in Ornaments is made up of different designs of leaves and carvings. The small pendants have the designs that have stung mainly with the ruby gemstone. Formally, the Kolhapuri Style has 21 pieces of different designs pendants. Out of the 21 pieces, the 10 pieces are the reflections of 10 avatars of Lord Vishnu in Rig Veda. 8 pieces are for Ashtamangal, 2 pieces are ruby stone and green stone. The “Taviz” Pendant is worn to eradicate the evils from the lifestyle of the individuals. Now days, the women wear the 10 to 12 leaves of Kolhapuri Style.
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(Last Updated on : 28-02-2013)
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