22 Most Famous Nepali Traditional Jewellery Ornaments
Nepali Traditional Jewellery ornaments: – In every community of the world, jewelry is considered as the identity of the community. Since the civilization of the human the jewelry is being the part of our life. In every country and community, we have specific jewelry that gives our identity in the world. No matter in which country we belong to and which ethnic group we are we have specific jewelry. Well, jewelry is famous among the female people in the world. Ladies of the every community loves to wear jewelry. Well, jewelry is made up of different metal like iron silver, gold, platinum, copper etc. out of these metal in western country platinum diamond and pearl are famous. Women wear ring necklace bracelet etc. similarly in the Asian country especially in Nepal India Tibet various type of jewelry is famous made up of gold silver pearl etc.
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Here we are discussing the traditional jewelry that is very popular among the Nepali community and between the different ethnic group.
22 Most Famous Nepali Traditional Jewellery Ornaments
The old and very popular jewelry made up of gold is tilhari. This jewelry is worn by the only married woman of, especially Hindu community. The unmarried women do not wear tilahari. Married women are allowed to wear it. Tilahari is made by gold and is found in different sizes. These the tilahari of a big size known as chadke tilahari are popular in green potae. Well, tilahari is attached with potae of different color and are wear in the neck as a mala. It also a symbol of married women and it is believed that this ornament brings good luck and prolong their husband’s life. It is also a very important ornament for a Nepali wedding ceremony.
Tilhari is found in much different design and different sizes like the very long one which we can wear a cross are called chadke tilhari, whereas the small one is used for regular basis. Whatever the shape and sizes are tilhari are very important in our society in the group of married women. It is considered as if a married women wear tilhari regularly than the life of her husband will be safe and secure and also will have a long life. Well, nepali women wear tilhari with beads of different color especially with red green or yellow. Some of the women also wear with mixed color bead too. That is why tilhari is considered as one of the very old and very traditional jewelry in Nepali society which has both social and religious value.
The other jewelry that Hindu women wear in their nose. These jewelry are made of either gold or diamond. It is also believed that if the Hindu girl is not wearing phuli than other will not drink water touched by her. Well, phuli means little flower worn on the left side of the nose and it can be simply a dot of gold or a small diamond. It is considered as one of the most important jewelry to wear by the Nepali women. In our society when the parent has a baby girl they pierce their baby girl nose at the very young age and put phuli on it.
All the community like Tamang rai Chhetri brahmin wears phuli except newar. Well in the Nepali society also Newari girls and women do not wear phuli. Other community people do not drink water touched by the girl who is not wearing phuli whereas Newari people don’t drink water if the girl or women are wearing a phuli. Well, there are a different belief in different culture and religion. Whatever the reason is phuli and natthi are both very important and popular ornament in Nepali society. Here natthi are the round ring that we wear in the nose too.
The other traditional jewelry is suduk which is especially worn by the sherpa or Buddhist women. It is either made of gold or silver and is decorated with the precious stone around it. The jewelry is hollow inside it where we can pot religious mantra or scared text. It is believed that by wearing it women can be safe from black magic. This large amulet is also called gou.
The very old and a traditional jewelry made up of gold is called bulaki. It is light in weight i.e can be made of in less than 4 aana of gold. It is the jewelry for the nose. It hangs below the hole pierced through the septum. Usually, it consists of a ring with pendent. Here the pendant hangs below the nose until their lips. It is worn by the old people and the women of the remote area. This day we don’t see the young women wearing it. But still, the old people and the women of Tamang and the especially Mongolian group still wear it. In some ethnic group, the bulaki is placed in their mouth after the death of the people. It is also believed that if we do so the dead body soul will get into salvation.
5. Iron ring
This is another jewelry wear by the both male and female people of Hindu religion. It is a plane and simple ring made up of iron. This ring is worn by the people under the supervision of the astrologer. An astrologer is the people who can say about your future by reading a person’s birth date and going through some astrological process and then decided whether one can wear the ring or not. It is similarly of wearing other precious stone like muga ruby pearl diamond etc. the astrologer once decides whether the ring is fruitful or not. We also wear this under the supervision of the astrologer as they can tell us about the position of the sun moon and another planet in our life and their impact whether it is good or bad. Thus this plane ring is considered as one of the religious jewelry war by the people of the Hindu community under the supervision of the astrologer and by knowing its good impact in our life.