Indian Jewelry -
HISTORY OF TRADITIONAL INDIAN JEWELLERY
The history of Traditional Indian Jewellery is as old as Indian History! The word jewellery originates from the Latin word "jocale", meaning plaything. 5000-7000 years ago during Ramayana & Mahabharata times was when jewellery and the art of wanting to beautify oneself was popularised. Traces of beaded jewellery can be found back to 1500 BC during the Indus Valley Civilization.
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Beads, shells don’t really have a shelf life and metals can be used to make jewellery was discovered later by the Indus Valley region. India had an enormous supply of precious metals and gems; it prospered due to export & exchange with other nations.
India was the first country to mine diamonds. Mughals reined in India during the 16th century. They brought along their knowledge and art of jewellery making to the flourishing artistic Indians.
From head to toe, traditional jewellery highlights the aura of every Indian Woman.
Take a look at the Traditional Indian jewellery pieces and immerse yourself in the rich varied heritage of our country.
‘HEAD-TO-TOE’ pieces of traditional Indian ornaments