Sutrela Kundan Bangles
India is the master of handmade jewellery. Artisans here put their souls into the piece they make.
Here we have different kinds of craftsmanship such as Jadaau Jewellery, Bengali Jewellery, Rajasthani Jewellery, Meenakari Jewellery, Garhwali Jewellery, Temple Jewellery etc., etc., etc…….
Topping all is Kundan Gold Jewellery from Rajasthan.
It’s said that the artisan pours his blood through his sweat while making a piece of impeccable Kundan art.
One of the magnificent thing being made in Rajasthani Kundan artwork are SUTRELA BANGLES, studded with polki diamonds, having intrinsic meenakari with head faces of elephant or peacock or lion.
Meenakari is just magnificent in these kind of bangles.
The main uniqueness of these bangles lies in its flexibility!!!
Yes “flexibility” you can twist it just like a dragon!!!
Just watch the following link and watch yourself.
Indeed this is a very heavy piece of jewellery to be able to worn on parties only.
The weight of one pair may vary from 150 gms to 200 gms of gold.
Manufacturing one pair of these bangles doesn’t take days or weeks but months!
But its really a product of adornment.
It’s really an excellent piece of art ever invented.