Jhumka by its History and Styling
We have come across a very long journey in the jewellery field, even our ancestors wore it. Women wear all kinds of jewellery to make them feel more attractive or simply just for their pleasure. Jewellery pieces are women's best friends, a connection between both denotes commitment. The best way to embrace personality. Women can always enhance their beauty by wearing different pieces of jewellery they like with any outfit for the day. A jewellery piece can always bring a certain charm to the personality. Today as we go about the history of Jhumkas popularly known as ‘Jhumki’ which has a ‘bell-shaped design and has maintained status throughout history in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as coveted earrings. The origin of this popular earring can be traced back to ancient temple statues from the Chola dynasty which makes them as old as 300s BCE. They were exclusively used for the Indian Traditional dance Bharatanatyam. The word jhumka instantly brings a picture of movement and fluidity. The name of this traditional bell-shaped earring is, after all, an onomatopoeia, meaning to reflect the distinctive jingle that its suspended beads and adornments make with every turn of the head.
It was most likely to be for festive or wedding seasons. Now when we look around with time, we can find an end number of designs in jhumka jewellery which we can follow on an everyday basis as well. There are various styles of jhumka earrings which we can keep in our jewellery box to match our attire and moods. Read about them down below:
Timeless Gold Jhumkas: The jhumka which is 22k gold jewellery, goes with every traditional attire, embellished with various semi-precious stones like ruby, emerald, coral, pearls, opal, and sapphire along with various other stones which enhances the styling of the jewellery piece. The gold plated peacock and temple jewellery is trending these days.
Dainty Hoop Jhumkas: If you are a fan of chunky jewellery which can make you look exquisite in them, hoop Jhumkas are your choice. It has two elements in it which are, the hoop and the bells which can go with your everyday attire without any regrets. Plus hoop jewellery is never out of fashion.
Sublime Silver Oxidised Jhumkas: They are made from silver which is Oxidised. Sometimes also known as Gujrati style Jhumkas. They have a blackish hue while normal Jhumkas are bright and lustrous and cannot be adorned daily but the silver Oxidised ones can be worn on a daily basis for any kind of occasion. Oxidised Jhumkas are getting a higher pace than all lustrous looking Jhumkas these days.
Elegant Kundan Jhumkas: Kundan is the oldest craft in India, also this art is popularly known as jadau art jewellery. There is no specific motif we follow in kundan jewellery but the most common ones are nature, architecture, and florals which are loved mostly. The beautiful shapes of tulips, lotuses and stones are followed. Kundan jewellery is worn mostly traditionally but we do have pieces for every style these days. Match whatever you like.
Refined Meenakari Jhumkas: The Jhumkas are highly refined and mostly done by skilled Jaipur artisans from generations. Each colour is separately filled in each small part of jewellery and heated to ensure the colour makes a bond with base metal. Meenakari Jhumkas can be carried with traditional outfit most beautifully.
All of the above-mentioned pieces of jewellery can be found on our website very easily. Buy for yourself the one which suits your taste the most. The variety we have is endless. Niscka assures you of quality pieces according to your needs for your collection. From traditional to formal and choices being infinite.