The intricate traditions and skills of India are reflected in its traditional jewelry. The array is mind-numbing for its sheer beauty and workmanship. The Indian woman’s jewelry goes from the head with the maang tikka to her feet with toe rings and anklets. The mishmash encompasses the splendor of Meenakari, Thewa, Kundan and more. Necklaces, armlets and cummerbands are a few of the jewelry pieces that have struck a statement in the global scenario. Tribal jewelry charms with its heavy, metallic appeal, while the intricacy of filigree work makes it class apart. Every piece tells a story and has strings of traditions attached.

Traditional Indian jewelry is divided into three distinctive heads – temple jewelry, spiritual jewelry and bridal jewelry. Temple jewelry, much like…