A striking aspect of Indian Women is their thick and shiny black mane that is usually plaited or piled up into a knot. When plaited the hair is held in place by colorful ribbons or bunch of strands that are made from a variety of materials like wool, silk, Cotton thread, Synthetic fibres etc. These add richness to the hair-do lending a colorful and traditional look to the women. For special occasions specially crafted Strands are bought as in adorning a bride’s hair at her wedding. Here you can see a women selling an array of such colorful strands.
Pearls come in eight different shapes – round, semi-round, button, drop, pear, oval, baroque & circled – and can be classified into natural, cultured and artificial pearls. The most valuable and ideal pearls are the ones that occur naturally and are round and smooth
Lustre, size, color & flawless surface are some of the attributes that add value to a pearl. Pearls have been an integral part of Hindu culture and mythology. Mention about pearls is documented in ancient Hindu puranas. In fact there are references in Ayurveda to pearl powder as a digestive stimulant and for correcting mental ailments.
The beautiful pink pearl necklace featured here has two strands held together with a ‘mogappu’ made of glittering a single pearl surrounded by white stones. This beautiful piece is of Opera Length – 28 to 35 inches in length – and is complimented by a pair of matching studs.
Pearls spell elegance, class & subtle richness. Women love to accessorize with pearls – be it as jewelry or on their dress or other accessories like bags, shoes & hair clips. Here it is placed against the lotus bud that enhances the beauty of the baby pink shade and adds a classic touch to the click.
Set against a yellow back drop and stylishly draped around a wooden peacock this beautiful piece of jewelry in green is trendy and chic. A rare combination of three materials makes this a very special piece – yes, oxidized beads [ silver] & glass beads [ light green ] are combined with paper [ dark green tubular beads + earrings hung on the peacock in the back ground ] beads to make this an extraordinarily creative one.
Paper jewelry is light in weight yet durable making it a popular choice among young ladies. This beautiful long chain about 15 inches long with matching earrings can be worn with with varied outfits like traditional Indian dresses as well as skirts & jeans and is sure to get you that extra attention!
Red & Yellow always make for a vibrant combo. Would you believe that this bright and beautiful piece is actually made of foam and paper? Small squares of yellow and red foam are combined with tubular beads made of paper interspersed with round metal beads to make it an exclusive one-of-a kind piece.
The lit candle adds to the sunny effect that this hand crafted piece exudes. The simple earrings in corresponding shades completes the set that can be worn to accessorize both modern and ethnic wear.