In the jewellery fashion world, many people use this term to describe tribal jewelry. However, Ethnic jewelry is not limited only to tribal pieces. In fact, this type of jewellery is about pieces that remind us of certain Ethnic groups. Ethnic jewellery is a symbol of style and statement. In this modern time every woman an Ethnic jewellery piece in her jewellery box. ethnic jewellery is used as synonymously with tribal jewellery. Ethnic jewellery is inspired by certain cultures. The beauty of Ethnic jewellery is that it’s inspired by the Vikings in Europe or Indian Rajasthani tradition and Indian Tribal jewellery.
Ethnic jewellery clashes are the clashes between one race/tribe and another race/tribe because of the intolerance of the one for the other. Ethnic jewelry, ethnic clothes are those that are particular to a race or tribe which being strange are attractive to the majority race. Ethnic jewellery are those that are particular to a race or tribe which being strange are attractive to the majority race.
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4 easy ways to make Ethnic jewellery a part of your everyday wardrobe
- Pair quirky earrings with a casual shirt-and-jeans outfit.
- Wear your favourite silver jhumkas with a kurta and a pair of leggings.
- Put on a statement necklace with a shirt.
- Dress up in your best traditional avatar for work and parties.
Ethnic jewellery has different types:
Flower Jewellery, Teeth Jewellery, Wood Jewelry, Fresh Flower Jewelry, Tribal Jewellery, Shell Jewelry, Bone Jewelry, Lac Jewelry, Horn Jewelry.
1) Floral jewellery
Floral jewellery usually made of buds and small flowers. You can have a layered look with white buds and few coloured flowers. Haathphool and Bajuband: Floral Hathphools are sure to entice you with its delicate style and sweet fragrance. You style with beads and pearls.
2) Tooth jewellery
Tooth jewellery is an adornment that is set on the front of your tooth. This style rage lets you express your uniqueness through your smile, making it progressively one of a kind and fashionable. Tooth piercing is a hot trend that involves placing jewelry on your teeth. It’s done by embedding a jewel into a composite applied to the surface of your tooth. It’s a temporary procedure that doesn’t pose as many risks as other oral piercing techniques. Still, tooth jewelry can lead to complications.
3) Wood jewellery
Wood jewellery, as the name itself suggests, is made of wood and basically come in certain patterns including pinks, hair accessories, necklaces, anklets, earrings, bracelets, brooches etc. in dissimilar shapes including flowers, fruit and plants.
For Making Wooden Jewellery:
You’re most likely familiar with ash, bamboo, birch, cherry, maple, oak, pine and walnut. But there are exotic woods that are ideal for wood jewelry such as ebony, koa, lacewood, purpleheart, redheart, rosewood, tulipwood, wenge, zebrawood and zircote.
4) Fresh Floral Jewellery
Floral Jewellery is a one the most popular trend in Northern India today actually is a part of our long lost tradition. Fresh Floral Jewellery sets can often be a little costly however Artificial Floral Jewellery is cheaper alternative and are extremely beautiful to look at. One of the versatile qualities of flower jewellery is that you can easily match the colour with your outfit. If you’re wearing pastel or bright coloured outfit for your sangeet, you can get floral necklace, bangles and every other jewellery piece customised to coordinate with the hue of your dress.
5) Tribal jewellery
Tribal jewellery is one of the most unique and enchanting forms of jewellery in India. It is essentially Jewellery made of simple earthy materials like bone, wood, clay, shells and crude metal by tribals. Having an appealing look, it also holds a distinct rustic and earthy charm.
6) Shell jewellery
Shell jewellery is jewellery that is primarily made from seashells, the shells of marine mollusks. Not all shell jewelry is made from whole shells; some kinds are made from parts of shells, including the shell layer known as mother of pearl or nacre, and the “trapdoor” or operculum which is part of some sea snails.
7) Bone jewellery
Bone jewellery is hand crafted by skilled, experienced craftsmen using the latest equipment and some pieces are hand painted and coated with lacquer to protect them. A lot of bone jewelry is made using the traditional methods of carving and lashing. Typically, artists use the bones of cattle, oxen, deer, goats and camels. Although the use of horns or antlers is somewhat common, most experts recommend an animal leg bone, particularly the hind shin of cattle because of its dense quality.
8) Lac jewellery
Lac jewellery also referred to as lacquer jewelry originated in West Rajasthan and has since then gained popularity across India. … Lac is a thick semi-solid gummy substance acquired from a female insect (bug) named ‘Tachardia lacca’ on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It is high in demand due to its vibrant and colourful appearance. The lac used for making bangles is natural lac which is colored using colored lac by heating it. Normal lac is stuck/pasted thickly on a wooden rod and rolled over a flat surface to make it into a cylindrical shape. This lac is then heated slowly over the coal burner.
9) Horn jewellery
Horn jewellery is simply an environmentally-friendly creation and process. However, this is not the only reason why I love horn jewelry. I love horn jewelry because of their exquisite colors and patterns. Because these horns are from different cows and buffalos, the horns can come in various shades of milk, honey, caramel, chocolate, andlustrous charcoal — all with different levels of lucency and different colors of white and honey flecks. Horn Jewelry & Accessory, we use cow and buffalo horn for our primary material to make exquisite earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more.
Using cow and buffalo horn as the primary material is beautiful for many reasons:
- It is a natural material that is repurposed from food industry to reduce waste. #zerowaste
- It is not made with any chemical. It uses heat and oil to turned these horn pieces into shapable plates. Once formed, the horn jewelry gets it shine through the process of water polishing — no ethanol, no sealant, no primer. #nochemical
- It is not created in an industrial process that is harmful to the environment. It’s is a simple handmade process that does not cause pollution nor will create any hazardous waste.