India | Wrought necklace; one of the 28 pieces that Bonhams is about to sell ~ an inspiring array of Indian Temple Jewellery from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, all from one impressive private collection. Each of the 28 pieces were used to ornament the Hindu gods. As tributes to the deities, these works of art are beautifully made of gold, diamonds and rubies combined with centuries old Indian craftsmanship.
india - gujarat On the market of Kawant (Eastern part of Gujarat) you meet a lot of tribal people; most of them are Bhil people; other tribals are Rathwa or Nayak. Specially the Bhil women wear beautiful neaklaces and jewellery; oher tribals have facial tattoos.