Jewellery or jewelry consists of small decorative items which we wear for personal adornment. They are such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cuff-links. We can wear or attach them in body as well as clothes. Jewellery may be of a wide range of materials. Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely in use, and enamel has often been important. However, here in mahaguthi there are jewlerries mainly of silver, white metal, stones and brass. Here in Mahaguthi are different types of jewelry products. Earrings, pendants, necklaces, finger rings, bracelets and bangles are the varieties of jewelries.
The nature-graced Himalayan kingdom, is endowed with varieties of stones, however their usage were traditionally confined to religious, spiritual or sooth –saying purposes. Nonetheless, their use in ornaments like necklaces, earring and bangles has been old.
Stone native to Nepal are sapphire, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, garnet and tourmaline, among others. The varieties of stones with handiwork chiseling on them make these stone quite impressive and fascinating
Making craft and jewelry from silver is one of the oldest occupations of Nepal. But due to machine made products, hence cheaper in price, this occupation is in threat. We, Mahaguthi Craft with Conscience are supporting community to preserve their craft and tradition by providing them design support, market access and financial support to upgrade their tools and equipment.
Proceed from the sale of this product directly goes to the silversmith community of Nepal.
Native as will as non-indigenous gems are of good quality and price less expensively then in other countries.
Further more, some other Silver Jewelries Products in Mahaguthi are: