(Last Updated on : 07-01-2017)
Tribal Jewellery of India
is much varied, in the use of materials, which include lac, glass, shells and beads. Kashmir
, Himachal Pradesh
and the tribal zones in northern India are renowned for ornaments in silver
, and a particular type of alloy called pewter, that imitates silver. Tribal Jewellery is rarely uniform in shape. Perhaps it is the irregularities that contribute to making them a part of heritage and hip-hop cult. Tribal jewelry is not very expensive.
Tribal Jewellery of Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is known for exquisite skills in silver craft. The Pahari women, till date are very fond of coin jewellery, as well as jewellery made of glass, beads, etc. Tribal jewellery is the trademark of this state.
Tribal Jewellery of Kashmir
The fancy silver necklace from Kashmir is noted for its big central pendant carrying embossed decoration, it has four cylindrical silver amulet boxes carrying unique levels of decoration.
Tribal Jewellery of Ladakh
The most recognizable ornament of women of Ladakh is an attractive headgear called Perak, studded with semi precious turquoise stones, covering the head like a cobras hood and tapering to a thin tail reaching down the back. The tribal jewellery of Ladakh mainly consists of fi (amber), churu (coral), yu (turquoise) and tiny seed pearls made into necklaces and earrings.
Tribal Jewellery of Rajasthan
The tribal Jewellery of Rajasthan is of high grade silver pendant from Rajasthan that has nicely embossed decoration on the front side. The pendant being struck by a black cotton cord weighs a good 31 gram.
are known for their colorful jewellery as much as their costumes. The unique element of distinction is the use of shells, beads, chains and metal mesh that make amulets, anklets, bangles, bracelets look rustic and earthy.
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