Kundan jewellery is one of the oldest jewellery                 art forms inroyalty free music
South Asia and was an accessory associated with royalty This articledescribes this amazing craft and what the future holds...
The art reached the peak of its prowess during the Mughal era where itreceived almost royal patronage The best paradigm of...
But looks can often be deceiving The jewellery may look simple andelegant on the outside but its manufacturing process isn...
The manufacturing processes of Kundan namely include 4 steps:Ghadai, Meenakari, Jadai, and Puwai Ghadai: This is the first...
Then the base of the metal is created as per sketch so that gems, stonesand diamonds can be engraved on it Meenakari: Once...
This is a high-precision step that requires utmost skill and concentrationbecause any mistake would lead you back to squar...
Puwai: The last and final step involves attaching the hanging pieces ofornament with main base and doing other necessary g...
However the Kundan jewellery art form today faces a bleak future withthe availability of readymade jewellery and it is an ...
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  1. 1. Kundan jewellery is one of the oldest jewellery art forms inroyalty free music
  2. 2. South Asia and was an accessory associated with royalty This articledescribes this amazing craft and what the future holds for it KundanJewellery is one of the oldest forms of jewellery art in South Asia and wasan accessory associated with royalty The jewellery has its origins inJaipur (India) and at one point of time was also the hub of the art butgradually, this intricate craft flourished in Bihar and Punjab
  3. 3. The art reached the peak of its prowess during the Mughal era where itreceived almost royal patronage The best paradigm of the art can beseen in the Indian movie “Jodha Akbar” where the actress AishwaryaRai is regularly seen adorning this magnificent piece of jewellery Thebeauty of this craft lies in the sheer elegance and the simplicity that itdisplays
  4. 4. But looks can often be deceiving The jewellery may look simple andelegant on the outside but its manufacturing process isnÂ’t that simpleItÂ’s an art form which takes years of mastery because unlike otherornamental art forms, Kundan jewellery is hand-manufactured and evenone minor slip of hand or mistake could blemish the piece
  5. 5. The manufacturing processes of Kundan namely include 4 steps:Ghadai, Meenakari, Jadai, and Puwai Ghadai: This is the first step ofcreating Kundan jewellery and includes sketching of design on paper andcreating all the patterns as per sketch This is done using tweezers andother commonly used tools
  6. 6. Then the base of the metal is created as per sketch so that gems, stonesand diamonds can be engraved on it Meenakari: Once the base is ready,gems, stones or diamonds are engraved inside the base The back sideof the base and engraved gems is then enameled by any of the 5“Panchranga” colors - Blue, Red, Green, White and Gold
  7. 7. This is a high-precision step that requires utmost skill and concentrationbecause any mistake would lead you back to square one Jadai: The thirdstep in making Kundan jewellery is Jadai which includes covering thebase and gaps with Kundan (the purest form of molten royalty free musicgold) After covering it up with Kundan, the ornament is filed and polishedto get the required shine and all manufacturing defects are taken care offin this step
  8. 8. Puwai: The last and final step involves attaching the hanging pieces ofornament with main base and doing other necessary gold thread work tofinish the ornament Every step in the making of this fashion jewellery iscrucial and requires 100% attention from the craftsmen Since, Kundanjewellery is made of pure gold, it can be expensive and for this reason,similar jewellery is made in silver for the masses
  9. 9. However the Kundan jewellery art form today faces a bleak future withthe availability of readymade jewellery and it is an industry that isstruggling to keep up with modern times It is huge fall from grace for anart which at one point of time was seen as a status symbol in societyArticle Tags:
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