There are many handcrafted silver jewels fashioned in the Indian state of Jaipur – anklets, toe rings, rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants and complete silver sets. There are silver combs and hair pins. Heavy earrings are fixed to the hair with silver chains for support. Silver tikkas kiss the forehead being held in place down the parting of the hair.
Some nose rings are larger than coins. The silversmiths also take customized orders. In the age of the Internet these units are now connected with global admirers of silver jewellery. The products are made from sterling silver. Some silver jewellery are studded with gems – beautiful as well as astrologically specific stones.
Native American (Navajo tribes of Arizona) silver stuff are also pieces of marvel – bracelets, necklaces, earrings, pendants, belt buckles, cuff links, money chips and watch straps. All are studded with stones like pearls, amethyst, garnet and onyx etc.Silver jewellery is made by hammering out extremely fine thin sheets from the metal - about 100,000 would make up a 1” thick stack. Wires as fine as human hair can be drawn out of it. Hammering, drawing and spinning are the methods used for crafting silver jewellery.