Pair of gold a baule earrings | Etruscan | Archaic | The Met
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'The Naksha Kanbala' In the halcyon days of the Bengali Zamindars, these elegant guinea gold Kanbalas would have been de rigueur for the ladies of the house. Today, however, they’ve become a precious rarity. Made by a line of all but extinct master artisans, these immaculately hand-chased, hand-crafted beauties give an altogether different spin to the word ‘earrings’ and are guaranteed ‘show-stoppers’ everywhere.
Shringar Kangans : Love and beauty must be enjoyed, never weighed. Eulogized, romanticized and desired through the ages, the classic gold kangan has forever ornamented the graceful hands of genteel Indian ladies without concession, without competition. It epitomizes the role of gold aabhushan in the art of romance. Legend, from top to bottom: Aaina mattar kara; polish-ball half pacheli; mina pradip kankan; jaipuri thokai kankan; teen-thak katai ball pacheli.
Baromashi Kanbala A simple arrangement of hand-struck mangoes, in combination with beaded seed pearls, yields a rich harvest of beauty in this utterly delectable kanbala whose lightness and 'cool tradition' aesthetic makes it a charming all-weather ornament. Crafted in pure 22K gold and mud-polished so that it looks as good with pearls as with any coloured beads of your choice.
AmritoPak Bala : Three solid gold wires braided (pak) into a bangle. Simple, yet probably one of the most difficult tasks in Indian jewel-craft. A slight error could result in a knot causing the whole process to be started from scratch. Thus the name, derived from the ocean-churning episode in the Puranas, that led to the creation of the nectar of immortality ---- Amrito. A genuine heirloom, this ethereal guinea gold bala ensures you live on and on forever.
10 Traditional Gold Bengali Jewellery
10 traditional gold Bengali jewellery Gold holds prime importance in the Bengali culture especially during religious ceremonies and marriages. The tradition of wearing gold jewellery in weddings is centuries old. Majority of the traditional gold jewellery incorporate designs that have been passed down the generation. Here are the top 10 traditional gold based jewellery that […] Make up and Beauty Blog