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Textiles -- » Jewelry & Gem Stones
area has its own unique style that follows the age-old traditions. Be it the
regal and classic forms of jewellery adorned by the Royals, Aristocrats and
Nobles done in real Gold, Platinum with precious stones embedded to lend
glamour or the rural who prefer the reasonable, chunky Silver or the cheap
metal with coloured glass cuts to give it an effect.
Besides silver, it is known for its Lac bangles, Kundan and Minakari, enameled gold jewellery, uncut diamonds and emerald-cutting. Another most exclusive art is 'thewa' from Chittaur popular for its gold work on glass. Some of the traditional adornments are Rakhdi (head ornament), Tussi (necklace), Baju Bandh (armlet), Adah (special neclace worn by Rajputs), Gokhrus (bracelets), Pajebs (anklets), etc.
Kundan,the art of setting
stones in gold famous in Bikaner and Jodhpur.
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