By P.T. Bopanna
I run a dozen pages on Facebook. Among the pages, one of the most popular pages is coorgjewellery.in. The page has over 3,200 followers. I created the page as an extension of my website www.coorgjewellery.in, devoted to Coorg jewellery and costume.
Coorg or Kodava jewellery is very distinctive. Coorg style bracelets (kadagas) have become popular with non–Coorg women in cities like Mysore and Bangalore. Though in the past traditional Kodava jewellery was made only in Kodagu, nowadays many jewelers in Bangalore also make them.
An interesting aspect of some of the Coorg jewellery is that they are hollow and lac is filled inside to give them a sturdy appearance. The repousse work commonly used in Coorg jewellery, uses a small quantity of metal, beaten to paper thinness, to convey an impression of weight and solidity, and a three-dimensional effect.
On the page, I do not confine myself only to Coorg jewellery, but also feature other latest trends in jewellery. The latest post features Biddanda Nirikshitha (in picture above). Check her out in the following link: