Meenakari Jewelry : Introduced in Rajasthan, this artwork is considered the most exquisite among the all types. In Meenakari jewelry, precious stones are set and then enameled with gold. The metal piece on which the work is to be done is fixed on the lac stick. Then, designs of flowers, birds and fish are engraved on it.
The beauty of the Meenakari Jewlery predominantly depends on the choice of colours used. The beautiful combinations of turquoise blue with gold and red with gold are most seen.
Navratna Jewelry : In Navratna jewelry, nine auspicious stones are used in a single ornament. The belief behind this is that the nine stones together ensure well being of the person who wears it. In India, Navratna jewelry has been given major importance, because of its astrological significance as well as its innate charm. The nine stones used in the jewelry diamond, ruby, emerald, coral, pearl, sapphire, garnet, topaz, and cat's eye. As it is believed in astrology, each planet watches over one of the nine gems and offer power.
Pachchikam Jewelry : Popular for its crude look, Panchchikam Jewelry is quite a delight among Gujaratis. Here silver is used as a base metal for its malleability. So, after the silver is melted, stones including glass and precious are engraved into the holes and are carved into a beautiful shape.
Navratna Jewelry : The art of making Pachchikam jewelry is a traditional art form of people in Gujarat who love to adorn themselves in beautiful pachchikam necklace, bangles and anklets.