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Lacquer Jewelry

Indian handicrafts are always rich in variety owing to great diversity in the cultural set-up of Indian society. The handicraft produced in far flung regions of India are unique and possess great historical traditions and artistry.

Lacquer Jewelry is made from the Lac that is the scarlet resinous secretion from a number of Lac-producing insects. The lac-producing insects are known as Laccifer lacca, Carteria lacca and Tachardia lacca.

These insects are commonly cultivated to make Lacquer jewelry. Lac producing insects are plant sucking insects. These tiny insects colonize branches on host trees and secrete the scarlet resinous pigment. The coated branches are then cut and harvested as sticklac. The harvested sticklac is crushed, sieved to remove impurities and washed again and again to remove insect parts. The end product called sheelac contains impurity which is removed by the heat treatment. To make lacquer jewelry, Lac producing insects are cultivated. The Lac production is most common in Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and parts of China.

The word lacquer originated from the Portuguese word for lac. Lacquer jewelry is very famous. Lacquer jewelry set comprising of earrings, necklace and bangles looks great and enhances the beauty of a woman to manifolds. Lacquer jewelry looks as stunning as silver, gold and pearls jewelry.

There are a number of jewelry items that can be made from lacquer. Lacquer earrings come in a variety of style and design. Lacquer earrings embellished with precious and semi-precious stones adds a lot of dazzle. Lacquer jewelry with kundan work, pearls, mirror work and master craftsmanship are very popular in lacquer jewelry.

Lacquer bangles including Brown glitter-lac bangles, designer mirrorwork in lac bangles designer mirror work, golden-yellow lac bangles, black bangle set, green bangle set, golden-brown mirror work lac-bangle set are a few variety from the long list of the lac bangles. Mirror Lac adorns women’s wrist. Lac bangles with the mirror, embellished with stunning stones or kundan work looks great. Lac Bangles are perfect for every occasion. The elegant lac bangles are available in a wide-variety of designer styles that win women’s heart.

Lacquer Jewelry boxes are very popular. Lacquer Jewelry boxes are the treasure trove to keep beautiful lacquer jewelry. The intricate detailing, works of art, mirror decorations displaying high artistic quality makes the lacquer jewelry box stunning. Lacquer jewelry is vibrantly colored with ethnic designs. The designs on Lacquer jewelry are decorated with brass and studded with glass to create beautiful jewelry pieces. Elegant designs of Lacquer jewelry blends perfectly with both traditional and contemporary wear.

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