Stated as one form of the ethnic Indian art, Indian tribal jewellery is the most unique form of jewellery available in India. It is rusty and the colour defines the flavour of tribal culture in the country. Because of their designs and uniqueness of colour and flavour, its demand has increased even more.
The East Indian tribal jewellery contains items like rings, necklaces, earrings, bangles, etc. and also body jewellery like belts, anklets, etc. All this jewellery is very heavy and rustic to look.
Tribal Jewellery of Odisha
Dhokra is a well-known tribal form of art from Odisha that brings a terrific range of artifacts. Dhokra is the art of metal crafts amongst some aboriginal tribes of eastern India.
Tribal Jewellery of Jharkhand
Jharkhand tribal jewellery includes hasuli, thela, tarpat, pahuchi, mandli, jhumka, matar rola, Sikri and Kadhas are very common among them. The tribal people wear a variety of jewellery made from natural resources and also from bell-metal and brass.
Tribal Jewellery of Bihar
Bihar has a rich tradition of jewellery making. Tribals wear a variety of jewellery made of natural materials as also from bell metal and brass, especially as anklets and bracelets. Delicate earrings worked in filigree with various designs are worn by the Santhal women.
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(Last Updated on : 09-01-2017)
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