The Rajasthan, men and women traditionally wore necklace, armlets, anklets, earrings and rings. With the advent of the Mughal Empire, Rajasthan became a major centre for production of the finest kind of jewellery. It was a true blend of Mughal with the Rajasthani craftsmanship.
The Mughals brought sophisticated design & technical know-how of the Persians with them. The common link was the inherently decorative nature of the Muslim and Hindu Art. The synthesis of the two cultures resulted in a period of grandeur and brilliance that dazzled the eyes or foreigners and has passed into legend.
Some of the most charming handcrafted jewellery comes from Rajasthan, with each area having its own unique style. While the rural women prefer chunky silver jewellery, the urban women have a penchant for gold. Some of the traditional adornments are rakhri, timaniyan, bala, bajuband, gajra, gokhru, jod etc.
You can get a perfectly smoothed and highly polished Jewellery for your wedding day that expresses your grace and charm and makes that day so much special for you.
The blends of contemporary and Western designs will express essence of your flavor. To look tough and strong, you can make your Jewellery somewhat having rough surface that will show your flair as well as your attitude towards life.
Gem Stone Jewelley
Rajasthan excels in wide range of precious and semi-precious jewellery. Exquisite ornaments are made in jaipur and Jodhpur using emerald, diamond, pearl, garnet, agate and lapis lazuli.
Jaipur has been famous for artisans specializing in cutting of precious and semi-precious stones. The design and the way the stones are cut in Jaipur represents the admixture of Mughal and Rajput styles....more on Gem Stone Jewellery
A quintessentially Indian technique and a speciality of Rajasthan, is the setting of stones by means of Kundan, the jewellery in which stones are set, is rarely solid gold, it has a core of lac, a natural resin. The pieces which make up the finished object are first shaped by specialised craftsmen and left in separate hollow halves.
Holes are cut for the stones, any engraving or chasing is carried out, and the pieces are enamelled. When the stones are to be set, lac is inserted in the back, and is then visible in the front through the holes....more on Kundan Jewellery
Meenakari Jewelry is another specialty of the states artisans. Precious and semiprecious gems are embellished into gold or silver jewelry and the meal itself is enameled with bright colors. Introduced to the states jewelers by Raja Mansingh of Amer, this style of jewelry crafting was originally discovered by the skilled workmen of Lahore. Honed to perfection by the jewelry makers of the state, Meenakari jewelry now bears the unmistakable stamp of Rajasthani expertise....more on Meenakari Jewellery
Rajasthan is called as the shopper's paradise. Rajasthan is famous for handicrafts, semi precious stones, Thewa Jewelry, textiles and much more. The beautiful and eye catching designs of the different types of jewelries, especially the Thewa Jewelry invite and attract many shoppers. Rajasthan is also well known for its beautiful and artistic furnitures with intricate carvings and bright colors. One of the most important features of Rajasthan shopping is that they provide good quality goods at extremely reasonable prices. The Thewa Jewelry in Rajasthan, India is an exceptional collection of jewelries which really stands out from the rest of the different types of jewelries....more on Thewa Jewellery
Jewelry made by Rajasthani tribes is attractive in its rustic and earthy way. Using materials available in the local area, it is crafted with the help of primitive tools. The appeal of tribal jewelry lies in its chunky, unrefined appearance.
Bone, wood, clay, shells, crude metal are some of the common raw material used in tribal jewelry. The shapes are basic....more on Tribal Jewellery
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