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3. Hair ornament (jadai nagam) (cat. 6); Tamil Nadu, 19th century; gold, rubies, emeralds, diamonds; length: 48 cm Private collection, USA, Inv. No. 16858

3. Hair ornament (jadai nagam) (cat. 6); Tamil Nadu, 19th century; gold, rubies, emeralds, diamonds; length: 48 cm Private collection, USA, Inv. No. 16858

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Indian Jewellery and Clothing: Antique temple designs of jhumkas made of dull gold and studded with rubies and emeralds

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India | Gold braid in the form of a snake. ~ On festive occasions, women in South India sometimes wear long linked ornaments (jadai nagam) over the lengths of their braids depicting cobras ; one of the 28 pieces that Bonhams is about to sell ~ an inspiring array of Indian Temple Jewellery from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The 28 pieces were used to ornament the Hindu gods.

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