Joe Loux. | Bajuband or armband from Rajasthan in Northwest India with jewels, including rock crystal, foiled crystal and gold.
A rare, antique jeweled armlet from Rajasthan in Northwest India with gold, rock crystal, foiled crystal and metal cord. Joe Loux specialises in antique, authentic jewelry from Oceania, Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe.
bajuband, ananta, angada, Bharatnatyam dancer, Dravidian history, male jewelry, Indian jewelry, silver, enamel, diamonds, spinel, rock crystal, gold, Rajasthan, jewellery
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Traditional Jeweled Bajuband (Armband) from India with Foiled Crystal.

Bajuband or armlet
Rajasthan, Northwest India
Late 19th century
Gold, rock crystal, foiled crystal and adjustable metal cord.
The use of metal foil behind a transparent/opaque rock dates to the Mughal period. The tradition of wearing a bajuband originates in the Dravidian region and bajuband were worn by Bharatnatyam dancers. They were originally worn by men.
Weight: 28g
Jeweled/gold area measures 8cm (w) x 3cm (h) x 0.5cm (d). The width is adjustable.

Price on request


7 November 2023