Indian jewelry
 Home > Indian Culture > Jewelry > Jewelry









Cultural Symbols || Rituals || Personal Culture || Culture in States || Indian Specialties || Indian Folklore


HEADLINES:  
+  Text   -   



The gems and jewelry industry occupies an important position in the Indian economy scenario. It is a leading foreign exchange earner, as well as one of the fastest growing industries in the country. The two major segments of the sector in India are gold and diamond jewelry. Gold jewelry forms around 80 per cent of the Indian jewelry market, with the balance comprising studded jewelry that includes diamond and other precious and semi-precious stones. India has the required skill,innovation and cheap labor to excel in this field. India is expected to triple this profitable business in the next few years.

  History of Indian Jewelry

5000 years ago in the history of India was born the desire to adorn oneself and thus it took root. India being a "gem-bearing" country has been a treasure trove of various precious stones and has enticed many a traveller, trader and invader alike. Transgressing through time and history, Indian jewelry today has not remained just a craft, but evolved into an art - both in design and workmanship. Read More ...



Indian jewelry is of different types. Jewelry is being traditionally designed such as nose rings, earrings, bracelets, crowns, rings, anklets, amulets and necklaces. Jewelry in any metal and various styles are found in India. The range of jewelry in India varies from religious to purely aesthetic types. Jewelry is crafted not only for humans but also for the Gods and Goddesses. Different regions of India have unique jewelry making styles. In Orissa and Andhra Pradesh fine filigree work in silver is found, Read More ...


Antique Jewelry Beads Jewelry Bridal Jewelry
Filigree Jewelry Glass Jewelry Gold Jewelry
Hammered Jewelry Ivory Jewelry Jadau Jewelry
Kundan Jewelry Lac Jewelry Meenakari Jewelry
Navratna Jewelry Oxidized Jewelry Pachchikam Jewelry
Platinum Jewelry Silver Jewelry Stone Jewelry
Temple Jewelry Tribal Jewelry Wooden Jewelry