Folk Jewellery of Pakistan

Folk jewellery of Pakistan, 1973 PIA Calendar. The link for the last postcard is unavailable but from the bandhani dupatta and mirrorwork suggests Sindh.  For pics 1 to 3, the captions are as follows:

1. The punjangla has a ring for every finger attached to a bracelet. It is popular with brides all over Pakistan.

2. Women of the Kalash valley wear the kapas, an ornamental head dress adorned with shells, beads and bells. The silver necklace is tied high on the throat and worn with rows of beads.

3. The ghulbali, a heavy head ornament, is worn by women of the Powindahs, a nomadic tribe in the North West Frontier Province.


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A potted history of Indian clothing and fashion.
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1 Response to Folk Jewellery of Pakistan

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