Vanki / Bajubandh
- Vanki / Bajubandh
The traditional armlets worn on arm, are inlaid with rose-cut diamonds, cabochon rubies, emeralds and plenty of precious stones of oneís choice. Multifarious varieties of armlets called the bajuband or bazuband are adorned in different parts of India by both men and women, which showcase the famous designs of natural creepers(flora), snakes entwining(fauna), typical lotus motif pendant and religious ancient figures.
The Vanki (type of armlet) of South India is unique because of its inverted-V-shaped design. The origin of Vankis is evident From old paintings and sculptures, to Naga or snake worship, which is further proved by the patterns of Lord Krishna figures crafted on the earliest Vankis. (Ananta the snake, on whom lies Vishnu, whose avatar or incarnation was Krishna)
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