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This book outlines the use of folk jewellery in India, beginning with the typical jewellery of brides in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu, followed by the various types of ornaments commonly worn by Indian women from head to toe, including an article about the representation of snakes in Indian jewellery. The colourful specific ornaments of the twelve main jewellery-using states are described individually and in detail; a last chapter deals with the symbolism and importance of amulets.

Providing a vivid impression of the skills and aesthetic sensibility of the Indian goldsmiths, a special chapter about the unique Indian techniques like kundan, thewa, gem inlay in jade, moulding and meenakari is most enlightening also for designers and jewellers.

This book is of great benefit for the jewellery lover and collector as well as for the designer and jewellery dealer by answering many frequently asked questions and showing more than 370 marvellous colour illustrations of ornaments and persons.

 

About the Author

Waltraud Ganguly is a native German with a doctor's degree in medicine. She is married to an Indian with whom she has been exploring the Indian continent since over forty years. Her fascination for the symbol-loaded designs and the special techniques of Indian folk jewellery made her write the present book as a guide to the typical Indian ornaments which are vanishing very fast from the common use under the economic, social and ideological changes of the last twenty years. By her documentation the author wants to preserve the memory of India's artistic past and the crafts that created these works of art for the benefit of future generations.

 

Contents

 

An Overview of the Continent 8
Gold in India 10
About Indian Folk Jewellery 12
The Various Types of Jewellery 15
A bride in Rajasthan  
A bride in Tamil nadu  
General Types of Jewellery 25
Jewellery for the arm  
Upper arm jewellery  
Forearm jewellery  
Jewellery for the foot  
Head and hair jewellery  
Deccan- Madhya Pradesh  
Gujarat  
Himachal Pradesh  
Karnataka  
Maharashtra  
Orissa  
Rajasthan  
Ear jewellery  
Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa  
Tamil Nadu, Kerela  
Himachal Pradesh,Uttar Pradesh  
Madhya Pradesh, West-Bengal  
Gujrat  
Rajasthan  
Snakes in India and their representation in jewellery  
The Jewellery of the Provinces 62
India and its provinces  
Andra Pradesh  
The North-East: Assam, Arunachal, Nagaland, West-Bengal  
Gujarat  
Himachal Pradesh  
Karnataka  
Kashmir  
Kerala  
Madhya Pradesh  
Orissa (Odisha)  
Rajasthan  
Tamil Nadu  
Uttar Pradesh  
The Techniques 112
Techniques of jewellery making in India  
Wire-work  
Enamel  
Inlay in jade  
Casting and lost-wax-method  
Glass and mirror inlay  
Granulation and Filigree application  
Kundan  
Moulding  
Wax filling  
Punching  
Thewa  
Chasing  
Amulets in India 123
Sample Pages









 

Indian Folk Jewellery (Designs and Techniques)

Item Code:
NAL719
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Hardcover
Edition:
2015
ISBN:
9789350502129
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English
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11.0 inch x 8.5 inch
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128 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
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About the Book

This book outlines the use of folk jewellery in India, beginning with the typical jewellery of brides in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu, followed by the various types of ornaments commonly worn by Indian women from head to toe, including an article about the representation of snakes in Indian jewellery. The colourful specific ornaments of the twelve main jewellery-using states are described individually and in detail; a last chapter deals with the symbolism and importance of amulets.

Providing a vivid impression of the skills and aesthetic sensibility of the Indian goldsmiths, a special chapter about the unique Indian techniques like kundan, thewa, gem inlay in jade, moulding and meenakari is most enlightening also for designers and jewellers.

This book is of great benefit for the jewellery lover and collector as well as for the designer and jewellery dealer by answering many frequently asked questions and showing more than 370 marvellous colour illustrations of ornaments and persons.

 

About the Author

Waltraud Ganguly is a native German with a doctor's degree in medicine. She is married to an Indian with whom she has been exploring the Indian continent since over forty years. Her fascination for the symbol-loaded designs and the special techniques of Indian folk jewellery made her write the present book as a guide to the typical Indian ornaments which are vanishing very fast from the common use under the economic, social and ideological changes of the last twenty years. By her documentation the author wants to preserve the memory of India's artistic past and the crafts that created these works of art for the benefit of future generations.

 

Contents

 

An Overview of the Continent 8
Gold in India 10
About Indian Folk Jewellery 12
The Various Types of Jewellery 15
A bride in Rajasthan  
A bride in Tamil nadu  
General Types of Jewellery 25
Jewellery for the arm  
Upper arm jewellery  
Forearm jewellery  
Jewellery for the foot  
Head and hair jewellery  
Deccan- Madhya Pradesh  
Gujarat  
Himachal Pradesh  
Karnataka  
Maharashtra  
Orissa  
Rajasthan  
Ear jewellery  
Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa  
Tamil Nadu, Kerela  
Himachal Pradesh,Uttar Pradesh  
Madhya Pradesh, West-Bengal  
Gujrat  
Rajasthan  
Snakes in India and their representation in jewellery  
The Jewellery of the Provinces 62
India and its provinces  
Andra Pradesh  
The North-East: Assam, Arunachal, Nagaland, West-Bengal  
Gujarat  
Himachal Pradesh  
Karnataka  
Kashmir  
Kerala  
Madhya Pradesh  
Orissa (Odisha)  
Rajasthan  
Tamil Nadu  
Uttar Pradesh  
The Techniques 112
Techniques of jewellery making in India  
Wire-work  
Enamel  
Inlay in jade  
Casting and lost-wax-method  
Glass and mirror inlay  
Granulation and Filigree application  
Kundan  
Moulding  
Wax filling  
Punching  
Thewa  
Chasing  
Amulets in India 123
Sample Pages









 

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