Indian Traditional Kundan and Jadau Jewellery – Maang Tikka
Love for the adornment goes back to the period of primeval man. Earlier the flowers, leafs, shells, bones and stones were used for adorning and now the metals, pearls, gems, beads, crystals are molded to make a beautiful piece of jewelry. Technique, material and tools used in the making and designing of jewelry are advanced with the time.
Sculptures and Painting of ancient India having beautiful women adorned with jewelry is the proven evidence of our rich heritage of jewelry. Heritage of jewelry is as rich and old as the civilization of India itself. India was known to the world with the name of `Golden Bird’ due to its exquisite wealth of gold, gems and precious stones. Indians are still maintaining the legacy of apprised and precious jewelry with its intricate and unique styles.
Indian jewelry achieved the new heights for style of making jewelry during the Mughal Era. Kundan and Jadau are the best exemplary evidence of Mughal impression on the jewelry. In India, the jewelry has religious and traditional importance. Maniratna, Rudraksh, beads of Tulsi & sandalwood and Navratna ( Nine Ratna for nine planets) are the sacred gem and are worn for their religious importance.
Maang Tikka and Passa are the traditional pieces of jewelry worn on the festive and auspicious occasions. Every Indian bride wears the Maang Tika on the centre partition of head with the droplet placing on the centre of forehead as symbol of `Suhaag.’ Moreover, as per Indian tradition every married woman wears the Maang Tika on their auspicious ceremonies. Maang Tikka, Rani Haar and Pasa are those pieces of jewelry which hold the eminent place in the fashion jewelry. Wide range of beautiful and exotic designs of Maang Tikka and Passa ( Jhoomar) are available with the Vijay and Sons at the unbeatable prices.