Balinese artistry applies polished spirals and tendrils as well as tiny globes known as jawan to sleek silver jewelry. And a few contemporary artisans even weave or crochet the slender silver strands.Jade was highly prized by the Maya and still has an important place in modern Guatemalan jewelry. Amber from the rich mines in southern Mexico adorns the women’s bracelets, necklaces, and earrings of the area. And West Africas handmade beadwork is renowned the world over. These may be made of glass, gemstones, metal, wood, shells, clay and polymer clay. Beaded jewellery commonly encompasses necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts and rings.
- In India, handcrafted rings have been used to symbolize everything from devotion and fidelity to eternity and belief in a deity.
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