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South Indian Jewels

Handcrafted traditional harams, temple jhumkas and a wide variety of South Indian Jewellery designs for you to explore with some facts and stories to cherish.

South Indian Jewellery Designs

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Jewellery Designs

Epitome of traditions expressed in a vibrant & decorous way. Designed and crafted by skilled artisans, each piece of jewellery holds a tale for the coming generations.

The jewellery designs we display for your information are ornamented with rich texture and refined craftsmanship.

Grace your special days with masterpieces of veteran jewellery designers around the world.

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27 Kerala Traditional Jewellery Designs and Names | South Indian Jewels

The lush green landscapes of Kerala enamour every soul with a penchant for nature. The breathtaking backwaters, greenery, rich culture, progressive and secular society, delectable cuisine and their love for gold makes Kerala the God’s own country indeed. Gold jewellery has always been a part of Kerala traditions. Be it festivals like Onam, Vishu or Weddings, gold ornaments of Kerala can be seen worn by women in almost every house-hold.

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What Is South Indian Jewellery?

Southern part of Indian continent comprises five states namely, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The traditional jewellery fashion  and designs used in these states from ancient times to present is collectively termed as South Indian Jewellery. The rich culture and traditions of this region is distinct, making their jewellery designs unique. The art and culture of these south Indian regions are evident in their jewellery, crafts, architecture and fashion. Though they are collectively called as South Indian Jewels, each state has their own styles when it comes to their traditional jewellery designs.

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Types Of South Indian Jewellery

There are many types of traditional south Indian jewellery designs like Tamilnadu's ethnic ancient temple jewellery, used to adorn Gods & Goddesses in temples (Temple jewellery later found its way to common fashion through classical art forms like Bharatanatyam.), Nakshi work jewellery designs represents motifs of deities carved onto the jewels, Emerald and ruby studded palakka necklaces and nagapadam necklaces from Kerala, Guttapusalu from Andhra and Telangana, Kasinasara from Karnataka and many more.​

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