Jewellery of Dogras- Epitome of tradition
Dogri Jhumkas, Naama set, Dogri Nath, Hanslee are some names that spell the rich Dogri culture. The intricate carving and design with multicoloured beads on Dogri jhumkas is seen in every Dogri woman’s jewellery collection. Coming in all varied sizes ranging from Rupees 8,000 to 15,000 and above, these are a must have for every jewellery lover.
The vintage Dogri Naama set with enthralling Minakari offers a captivating spectrum of excellent craftsmanship and exceptional style embellished in Gold with Poth strings making it a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Available in varied designs, patterns and ranges, when worn it dazzles the look of the wearer.
Dogri Nath or Balu, a traditional Dogri ornament worn as a nose ring, a mark of ‘Suhag’ for dogri bride embedded with rubies and white stone with a string attached to it displays the exquisite and scintillating charm of a Dogra Bride.
From Vyajyanthi Mala flaunting her beauty bone in the movie Madhumati to a traditional Dogra woman, hanslee or hanseeri necklace is an ancient exquisite jewellery of Dogras adorning the neckline of woman since ages .Made out of gold closely fitted around the neck shows Persian fashion influence.
Dogri Jewellery is indeed an epitome of rich tradition and culture of Dogras exhibiting fine craftsmanship and marvellous design.
By Ritika Pathania