Changing world of Fashionby Tassavur Shaikh Arts Connoisseur
Welcome to the world of ever changing fashion. While fashion trends have significantly changed through the ages in India, the use of Earrings remain central to enriching your innate beauty. All kinds of experiment have been going with fashion which has given birth to many interesting & avant-garde designs of this classic Indian jewellery. As a result, we have seen earrings being made from several exotic materials such as american diamond, beads, gemstones, lac, pearls, stones, kundan, wood, plastic, crystal, ceramic & even very precious materials like pure silver, gold, platinum & diamonds. Earrings come in all colours, designs, patterns and we are spoilt for choice. They are made to suit every budget, requirement & even "made to order" if exclusive is your style. Earrings are an essential embellishments remarkably adding to a woman' s beauty and thus their possession is always pleasurable. There is no such thing as "too many earrings" in a woman's book. Earrings are always in demand & to keep up with the spate of consumers Indian markets for earrings are expanding considerably.
Effect of contrasting culture across India can easily be seen in the various art forms spread over the four directions owing to which a huge variety of earrings are available. From traditional Indian styles like Meenakari, Polki, Filigree, enamelling to beadwork, ivory work, tribal, stone studded, wooden, shells, bones, metal etc. earrings of copious styles, materials, colours & designs are available. Women find earrings an essential item while dressing up. Be it ethnic or contemporary they have the capability of uplifting one's look. An attractive pair of earrings can effortlessly add to the beauty & enhance the look of the wearer. Earrings are an important part of an Indian bride's trousseau jewellery collection. Bride's adornment is incomplete without lavish & matching earrings preferably in gold or in combination with any other precious stones & metals But designers are coming up with interesting concepts that mix ancient art & practices with modern ideas to create something that is more suited to today's life. With the mass production of imitation jewellery the more traditional pieces are being widely replicated & now are less expensive & easily available to the crowd's delight. It may be a compromise on quality but not on style. Despite everything the original craft has its own golden place. Owning original pieces is a matter of pride & joy to many. The original pieces may hold a lot of emotional value & may be part of family's legacy. Made by traditional methods or not earrings will continue to be substantial pieces in women's adornment & jewellery collection.
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