What is a Jhumka
Jumka is a earring design that is more popular in South India .They are shaped like an inverted dome or an inverted cone .
The jumka is made of pure gold, silver, gold with diamonds, rubies or emeralds or with diamond stones. They are available in various sizes and lengths. It is a very popular design and is available in all the gold and diamond jewellery shops in Chennai and in Bangalore .
Baratnatyam dancers and Kuchupudi dancers wear the jumka . It is an essential part of the dance costume & jewellery.
The Baratnatyam dance jewellery is known as Temple Jewellery .It is made of gold and other metals such as brass & copper and is studded with kemp stones or rubies. This kind of jewellery looks attractive on the stage.
Silver jumkas and ones made with semi precious stones are also available . Two or three small jumkas attached together also make an elegant design.
Available at Delhi :-
Gold & Diamond at Thribhuvandas ,