Jewellery has been part of the Indian civilization since ancient history. In early India, people fashioned Jewellery made from natural materials found in abundance all over the country.
The material used to prepare jewellery such as seeds,feathers, leaves, berries, fruits, flowers, animal bones, claws and teeth. Even today such Jewellery is used by the different tribal societies. Interestingly, these tribal jewellery items are also famous worldwide as high fashion jewellery.The Excavations at Mohenjodaro and other sites of the Indus Valley civilization have unearthed a wealth of ornaments. Both men and women wear the jewellery which is made of flowers,gold, silver, copper, ivory and precious and semi-precious stones. In the third century B.C. India was the leading exporter of gemstones, particularly diamonds. Gold was usually imported into the country, a practice prevalent even during the Mughal period.
In fact ,the Jewellery tradition in India is thousands years old & proved by the description of Shakuntala's jewellery by the great poet Kalidasa. The India has been an unbroken tradition for over 5,000 years. Such as the skill of Indian jewellers that with time, the real flowers used by Shakuntala inspired them to recreate the gifts of nature in gold and silver.The siris blossom fastened over her ear, Whose stamens brush her cheek; The lotus-chain, like autumn moonlight soft upon her bosom meek.
The jewellery used by the Shakuntala has become a fashion in todays world.Such as ,A beautiful traditional flower jewellery best suited for haldi, mehendi or godhbharayi ceremony.The Elements included maangtikka, earrings, choker necklace, bajubandhs, bracelets, rings and kamarpatta.
Be Loved with Nature.