Tribal Jewellery

There are as many as 62 tribes in Odisha having different styles of living. It is seen that the women folk of most of the tribes, wear typical ornaments made out of brass/bell metal/silver/white metals made by a particular section of artisans mainly found in Rayagada, Phulbani, Gajapati, Koraput, Nawarangpur & Dhenkanal districts. The significance of this community is that they make varieties of items as per the necessity, design and motif of each ethnic group. Hence their items are culture and community specific. With design intervention the artisan could make wide range of fashion jewellery for the modern society. There is scope for export of such jewellery.

imageThe Heritage and Crafts of Odisha are enriched with diffrent categories of products such as Applique , Tribal Jwellery,Dhokra Casting,Wood Carving etc.The crafts of Silver Filigree,Cow Horn and Palm Leaf Engraving shows the depth of handicraft culture of Odisha as well as India.

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