Antique Jhumki Earrings
Antique Earrings Jewellery , also known as Bikaneri or Jaipuri jewellery, is a popular variation, wherein enameling with vivid colours and designs is on the reverse, while the Antique setting is in the front. The city of Jaipur in Rajasthan has traditionally been the centre for Antique jewellery in India.
It remains an integral part of the traditional bridal wedding trousseau. Traditional settings, including the thappa and ras rawa, are experiencing a revival. Most recently, in the 2008 epic film, Jodhaa Akbar, the lead character portrayed by Aishwariya Rai was extensively shown wearing Antique jewellery, highlighting its influence among Rajasthani royalty.
Antique flourished under royal patronage during the Mughal era. Over the years, the Antique jewellery of the courts was successfully copied in silver in Rajasthan, Bihar and the Punjab and became popular with the common man.
Antique Jewellery are becoming highly wanted in the modern world because of their time-worn looks, state-of-the-art workmanship, and high quality gems used as well as their one of a kind rusty look. Antique Indian Jewellery can be well identified by its distinctive design, lustre and materials used. These can be typically categorized by the era to which they belong.