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Black Beaded Lacquer Necklace

Lac/lacquer also mispronounced, as Lakh used in jewelry has its earliest reference in Atharva Veda. The Veda mentions about the lac insect and its utilities. Moving ahead in time frame and coming to the days of Mahabharata, the place 'Lakshagrah', built by Kauravas to eliminate the Pandavas was built in lac. The traditional use of the component has been for medicine, wool, silk, leather dying, jewelry and decorations.

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