Baju Baand: Also known as an armlet. They are worn around the arm above the elbow. These are more commonly worn at Indian weddings.
Cubic Zirconia: Often called CZ, cubic zirconia is a manmade gem. They appear to look like diamonds but are much less expensive.
Hath Panja: Hath means hand. Panja means five or a group of five. Put together it refers to a covering of the hand with a ring on each finger or in some cases a ring on one finger.
Jhumar : A hair accessory that is worn on the left hand side of the head. You can also wear the jhumar at the center of the forehead like a tikka or use it to accessorize your bun. The jhumar has a hook which attaches to your hair.
Jhumka Earring: Chandelier shaped earrings.
Kundan: A traditional form of glass stone jewellery. It is set with a gold foil between the stones.
Lac : The material used which is molded in a hot kiln (a type of oven that is used to harden objects) to make the bangle.
Lobster Clasp: The fastener that is held together by a spring. It opens and closes by a small lever. It attaches to a ring on the other side of the piece of jewellery. They are often used on necklaces, bracelets.
Matha Patti: Is a tikka with a string of stones that attaches to either side of the head. Maybe attached with one or more chains of stones.
Payal: Also known as an anklet. It consists of a string of beautiful stones or beads worn around the feet. Payal’s may also contain tiny bells which makes sounds as you walk.
Polki: Uncut diamonds used in Rajasthani jewellery.
Tikka (Maang Tikka): An accessory that is attached to your hair. A tikka consists of a chain that sits at the center of your head and contains a hook which attaches to your hair. The chain is joined together with a jewel which rests on your forehead.