Pair of CHURIN
A pair of gold bangles, CHURIN, of which the outer side is decorated with dark blue, Nil Zamin enamel, kundan set with white sapphire in gold collets, shaped like leaf and flower buds. The inside is decorated in a floral pattern with Safed Chalwan enamel, red and green enamel on a white ground.
In India bangles and bracelets are the jewellery that has been crafted from the widest variety of materials, from terracotta and shell to lac and gold. The designs are even as various as the material, from simple plain circlets of metal to animal(heads). To the woman in India ornaments for the wrist have always been significant emblems of marriage. Woman in India never allows her arm to be completely bare.