Jewellery of Gujarat

Known for its colourful dresses and matching jewellery, the State of Gujarat with its rich culture offers a wide variety of accessories to pick and choose from to people who visit the state to learn about its customs and traditions.

Broach was a very important center for precious metals, stones and jewelry trade for India. Owing to this, many carvers, artisans, stone cutters settled in and around these trading hubs. Thus, jewellery making hubs are spread across the state of Gujarat. Almost 80-90% of the diamonds of the world are cut in the cities of Surat, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad and Navasari. The main pieces worn by the Gujarati women are bangles, earrings, Mangal Sutras, necklaces and rings.

The age-old and popular tribal jewelry craft of Pachchikam is slowly and steadily gaining popularity. Mundra, Anjar, Bhuj, Porbandar, Surendranagar, Jamnagar and Ahmedabad are the main centers of silver jewelry making.


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