Everyone loves to adorn themselves with beautiful jewellery, but this is not always possible with the rising cost of jewellery today. But that does not mean that you cannot have beautiful jewellery. Terracotta, a type of fine red clay is a type of earthenware is used for sculpture, pottery and jewellery making. Terracotta has been known to be the preferred medium of making jewellery before metals came to be used.
Terracotta literally means ‘cooked earth’ and is made from natural clay, giving it a reddish brown color. It may be glazed for durability or to add color. Being waterproof and sturdy, several ancient sculptures in this clay are still intact. It was used traditionally to create figures of deities on festive occasions and ceremonies besides its use in jewelry and handicrafts. The temples of Bishnupur, Murshidabad, Birbhum and Hooghly in West Bengal are superior examples of terracotta creativity. Terracotta earrings are a favorite of college goers.
Simple designs of Terracotta with minimal details can be combined with semi-formal, ethnic wear or even everyday wear. Heavily embellished jhumkas, earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets and bangles are an apt accessory for teaming up with lehengas, Anarkali kurtas and traditional heavier saris. Clay art and jewelry makes for ideal gifting items, and suits ethnic and Western wear as they come in traditional and modern designs. Being non-reactive in nature, Clay and Terracotta jewelry suits all skin types, and does not cause allergies.
Terracotta Jewellery is the ancient form of jewellery. Jewellery is the first love of a woman that enhances her beauty by giving her an elegant look. It’s the first choice of the lady even if it costs the world; these are designed as per the latest trends and fashion after in depth research of the market and the customer’s taste and preferences.