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Making of Jadau!

Jadau work is team work, where a group of craftsmen are involved together. Each craftsman carries out a specific task related to the jewellery creation. The Chiterias make the basic design, Ghaarias are responsible for engraving and making holes, Meenakari or Enamelling is done by the enameller and the goldsmith takes care of the kundan or the gold. The word kundan means highly refined gold, and a highly refined and pure form of molten gold is used. Steps: 1. Gadhayi : The first step of creating this unique jewellery is to define the structure with gold strips. Image of a typical mould like framework is set according to the design using thin gold strips: They are cut, coiled and shaped by the...

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Jadau FAQ(s)

What is Polki? Polki is nothing but uncut and unpolished diamond that is used in its natural form, without any physical or chemical treatment. Hence the stones have an unfinished look that adds a lot of character to them. Given that it is diamond in its natural form, the demand for polki is very high, making jadau jewellery expensive. P. S. - Not when you buy from us ;)   How is Polki different from Kundan? Many people assume that Polki and Kundan can be used interchangeably to mean the same thing while the fact is that they are different as chalk and cheese. While Polki is made of uncut diamonds, Kundan is made of glass stones. If you compare...

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