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Jaipur jewelry


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Jewelry is a form of personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. With some exceptions, such as medical alert bracelets or military dog tags, Jewelry normally differs from other items of personal adornment in that it has no other purpose than to look appealing, but humans have been producing and wearing it for a long time.

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Jaipur jewelry

  1. 1. Jewelry is a form of personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings,and bracelets. With some exceptions, such as medical alert bracelets or military dogtags, jewelry normally differs from other items of personal adornment in that it has noother purpose than to look appealing, but humans have been producing and wearing itfor a long time.Jaipur Jewelry may be made from a wide range of materials, but gemstones, preciousmetals, beads and shells have been widely used. Depending on the culture and timesjewelry may be appreciated as a status symbol, for its material properties, its patterns,or for meaningful symbols. Jewelry has been made to adorn nearly every body part,from hairpins to toe rings.Jewelry and Gems of Jaipur are available in various designs and styles.Rajasthan is famous for its traditional jewelry since innumerable years. When talkingabout Rajasthan, Jaipur is always the centre of attraction. From centuries, this royalland has been flourished with precious stones and jewelry. Jaipur is renowned for itsexclusive designs and splendid jewelry. Jaipur bazaars are thrived with classic tribaljewelry, silver jewelry, beaded jewelry, metal jewelry, diamond jewelry, pearl jewelry andmany more varieties to please you.You can get a great combination of cultures like Mughals, British, Muslims and manyothers, in Jaipur jewelry whether it is silver, gold, diamond or any other jewelry withnatural stones and precious & semi-precious gemstones.GemsRajasthan is a land of rich deposits of precious and semi precious stones. There aremany stones like emerald, garnet, agate amethyst, lapis lazuli, topaz, and ruby.According to Indian astrological system, various gems represent nine planets and haveinherent power. Jaipur has skilled gem cutters who carve the stones into mind-blowingshapes; sometimes they also carve little animals and birds from crystal, jade and smokytopaz. You can also trace buttons, amethyst intaglio beads and crystal scent bottles,which confirms the royal taste of Jaipur.It also happens to be one of the world’s largest centers for gemstone cutting andpolishing. Around 80-85 percent of the emeralds worldwide are cut in Jaipur. The
  2. 2. industry here is over 300 years old. That’s why gems stones of Jaipur are famous allover the world for their reality and original sources.JewelryJaipur is famed for its variety and designs of jewelry. This pink city will offer you the bestof the royal jewelry. There are many types of ornaments which you will find exclusivelyin Jaipur like Judamani (Hairclip), Baajuband (Armlet), Tagdi (Waist-Belt) and Bodla(ornament to decorate forehead). Beautiful Jewelry made of Basra pearl also makes apopular choice of Jaipur. There are different kinds of work in Jaipur, out of themMeenakari work and Kundan work are the most famous.Meenakari Work JewelryThis is a different kind of jewelry that was originated during the period of Raja ManSingh. Now, Jaipur specializes in this colorful jewelry. This is a special kind of work inwhich enameling is done to the jewelry. Originally, enameling was done to make thejewelry comfortable to wear. In appearance, jewelry of Meenakari work looks delicateand splendid.Earlier it used to be done in gold only but now it is done in silver and other metals also.This enameling is done by applying fusion of different mineral substances over themetal surface.Thewa jewelryThe exotic and fascinating Thewa jewelry is unique jewelry of its kind. There is a specialtechnique to make Thewa jewelry. It is made with colored molten glass; the glass istreated to create a mirrored effect. The colored molten glass is used as a background,now into this the fine yet stylized designs made of 23 karat gold are fused. The productthat comes out is a see through piece that reflects the light and creates an eye-catching,dramatic and wonderful three-dimensional effect.Laac jewelryLaac jewelry possesses unparalleled charm. Made in bright colors, Laac jewelry is aform of individual embellishment. Such type of jewelry is made by Laac, first of all solidLaac is heated a little bit and then colored gemstones and glitters are inlaid. This type ofjewelry is appreciated and is liked for its distinguished beauty.Kundan JewelryInspired by Mughals, Kundan Jewelry is art of setting stones in gold and silver. Whilesetting, gems are bedded in a surround of gold leaf rather than secured by a rim orclaw. Kundan Jewelry looks magnificent with its royal touch and due to this fact; it hasoccupied a space in the movies of Bollywood depicting mythological culture.One of the oldest forms of jewelry made and worn in India is the 24 carat pure goldKundan jewelry. Mostly kundan work is combined with enameling meenakari. In thisway jewelry that comes out has two equally beautifully surfaces meenakari at the backsurface and kundankari in the front surface.
  3. 3. Silver JewelryFollowing the contemporary style, artisans of Jaipur are making jewelry in silver toattract the customers. They are making designs amalgamating traditional and modernpattern of jewelry, to provide you a trendy look. This kind of designer silver jewelry isvery popular and appreciated by the tourists.Gold – Indians have a predilection for the gold and because of this India is the largestconsumer of gold jewelry and ornaments in the world and Jaipur plays a big roleamongst the providers. Jewelers from there offer some of the best traditional andmodern designs in gold jewelry made with 14k, 18k and 22k gold.Diamond – Whether it is contemporary diamond or Indian costume jewelry, Jaipur isthe hub for all kind of jewelry. People are very much attracted towards Jaipur diamondand color stone.As the real diamond is very much expensive, diamond replica is becoming the alternateof it. This is exactly the same as real diamond jewelry, but the small difference is that itis a replica. Because of this diamond jewelry that earlier used to be worn by exclusivepeople only, now can be bought by an ordinary man or woman. Jaipur diamond is alsoused for some astrological reasons.While buying metal or classic tribal jewelry from roadside, you can always bargain. Ifyou are interested, you can watch the craftsmen at work in Johari Bazaar. Haldion kaRasta, Gopalji ka Rasta, M.I. Road, Maniharon Ka Rasta, Johari Bazar, Tripolia Bazarand Surajpol Bazaar are some of the destinations in Jaipur, which would be a valuabletreat for any woman. While buying jewelry or precious stones, always take a receiptmentioning the name of the shop, price, gram and carat, from the shopkeeper.