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7 Vivid Colours of Enamel Jewelry

Meena means the colours of heaven. This art was invented by the Persians and spread by Mughals to India and other countries. Raja Man Singh of Mewar, Rajasthan brought master enamellers from Lahore to the culturally vibrant city of Jaipur Rajasthan in the 16th century. Jaipur is now the center of traditional meenakari production.

A Girl in Yellow Silk Anita Dongre Wedding Lehenga wearing fine jewelry by Anita Dongre Pinckity

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It is believed that meenakari work was originally used in architecture, to adorn walls, pillars, and roofs, but the begums of the emperor developed a great fondness for the art and asked for it to be a part of their jewelry collection in forms of earrings, rings, bangles, necklaces, maangtika, armlets, and nose rings.

Enamel Jewelry in Making

Meenakari also known as enamelling is one of the most intricate metal decorations, it requires a great degree of skill, precision, and dedication. It is a process that goes through many artisans until its completion.


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Meenakari refers to the process of embellishing the surface of gold & silver and coating the grooves or engraving with vivid colours that are painted, decorated, and then fired in a kiln at a very high temperature where the colours fuse and harden to create beautiful jewelry.

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Silver Tribal Meenakari Jhumkis – SHOP NOW

Anita Dongre Pinkcity Enamel / Meenakari Jewelry in silver and gold metals can be paired with Bridal Occasions as well as Casual outings with Kurtis.