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The traditional temple jewelry adorned the Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
Latter these intricate style Indian ornaments were worn by
Maharanis or Devadasis in the ancient times.
Now days they have become fashionable to be worn for special
occasions and Indian dance forms like Bharatanatyam , Odissi,
Kuchupudi, Kathak. And most importantly they are part of the
Indian woman's bridal jewelry trousseau. For purchases click vadaamalar
The stones used in Indian temple ornaments are called Kemp stones.
Un-cut polished stones in red & green, along with precious and semi-precious stones. They stones are used in necklaces, pendent's, hip chains, earrings, chokers, nose rings etc.
The temple jewellery comes in different grades and are made
in 22 K gold, silver with 1 gm gold plated as well as metal with imitation gold finish.
Temple jewelry is considered to be auspicious and that’s why during festivals and occasions of worship of Gods, Indian females like to wear temple jewelry.
They are supposed to bring good luck to the wearer.
Kemp stone temple jewellery jhumka style earring is very popular with
women and also little girls. These jhumkis come in different sizes.
Transgressing through time and history, Indian jewellery has not remained just a craft, but evolved into an art - both in design and workmanship. For the rulers, jewels were a statement of power, prosperity and prestige. But for the Indian woman, jewellery was and is, even today in many parts considered as a security, the value of which will almost always accentuate, never depreciate.
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With around 15 designs in three different colours – blue, green and red – , traditional temple jewellery has been redesigned and meticulously handcrafted to suit modern tastes and pockets. The price ranges between Rs.200 and Rs.3000 (for a full set).
With its roots in the epics and history, temple jewellery was initially made to adorn the deities of temples. Made in pure gold and studded with rubies, uncut diamonds and emeralds, they were a sight to behold. As life revolved around temples in the those days, and with the classical dances, especially Bharatnatyam, evolving in the temples,this jewellery, often called as the Kemp set, were patronised by royalty and the court dancers .
The passage of time, however, has brought some changes in the craftsmanship of this kind of jewellery. The original temple jewelly itself has undergone changes. The affordability factor has forced artisans to replace gold for silver. The precious stones are set on silver and then it is either dipped in gold or gold leaf is used to cover the silver.
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