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Kolhapur Jewellery

Kolhapur Jewellery

Kolhapur Jewellery, Kolhapur Jewellery art and craft, Kolhapur Jewellery art of Maharashtra, Kolhapur Jewellery ArtsMost of the Maharashtrian jewelleries are derived from the legacies of Maratha and Peshwa dynasties. Kolhapur is famous for its special type of necklace called Kolhapur saaj. This jewellery is very much special for Maharashtrian women. Har and malas, mohanmal, bormal, chaplahar, kolhapuri saaj, pohehar and putlihar are the jewelleries that are made in Kolhapur. These names are derived from the peculiar shapes of the jewelleries. Thushi, a choker with closely bound tiny gold beads, is very popular in Kolhapur.

The Jewellery from Kolhapur is beautifully crafted with delicate trimming and workmanship. People from Kolhapur have not gone too far from the traditional jewellery patterns of the Marathas and Peshwas. The 'Kolhapuri Saaj", a special type of necklace is very popular with Maharashtrian Women. The 'Saaj' is calculated all over Maharashtra but the Kolhapuri Saaj is well-known.

 

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