Saturday, May 30, 2015

Antique jewellery - India

Antique jewellery of India

Antique jewellery is unique and its beautiful aesthetics make them desirable. These traditional
kinds of jewelry has dull and rough look, combined with an old world-world charm.

A significant part of antique pieces of jewelry was crafted delicately by hand
and joined together by skilled craftsmen .
Antique Design Long Necklace, Short Necklace with Ear Studs

Traditional design choker necklace

Traditional Temple jewellery also belongs to this category. Temple jewelry of India initially used to be described as the jewelry used to adorn the idols of Gods and Goddesses.

Historically, the most widespread influence on jewellery in terms of design and style have come from Asia
Traditionally these Jewellery may be made from a wide range of materials.
Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used.

Numerous cultures store wedding dowries in the form of jewellery or make jewellery as a means to store wealth.

According to Indian belief, gold and silver are considered as sacred metals. Gold is symbolic of the warm sun, while silver suggests the cool moon. Both are the quintessential metals of Indian jewellery.
Pure gold does not oxidise or corrode with time, which is why Hindu tradition associates gold with immortality.

Traditional jewellery set

Goddess Lakshmi Design Antique Set

Traditional Indian  Bridal Jewellery Set