The historical background of Indian jewellery takes us back to the history of the country itself as both are almost equally old. It was around 5000 years ago when the curiosity to beautify themselves by adorning some jewellery pieces arouse in people. Since the beginning of the journey, the charm of jewellery and the beauty of Indian women by adorning it never separated. It is rare to find any woman in India who may not have ever loved to decorate herself with jewellery.
In India, jewellery has not only traditional and aesthetic value, but is also considered as a source of security in times of financial crisis. The amount of jewellery owned by a woman also signifies her status and adds to the riches in her name. Jewellery has covered its journey since the beginning as an evolving art form. The beauty of Indian jewellery lies in the uniqueness of its design and the efforts of the workmanship involved in creating the intricate designs.
The tradition of adorning oneself with jewellery has gained even more vigour in the modern days. The art of creating intricate ornaments, with delicacy and patience, has been a part of India throughout its history. The patronage given by rulers to the art as well as the artists helped in flourishing the beauty of Indian jewellery even more.
Undoubtedly, the journey of Indian jewellery has been very long, but it has only led to increase in its charm since ages without diminishing its craze among the women by even 1%. The needs of the people have changed for which new designs have come into view, but the exquisite and intricate traditional designs adorned by women enthralseveryone with its alluring effect.