||MATERIALS: Glass beads, cotton threads, buttons, tassels, cowrie.
CONSTRUCTION: Wrapped threads, beaded in a larger net. single bead technique.
MOTIFS: No motifs
COLOURS : Multicoloured with white predominant.
STYLE REMARKS: Beadwork is practiced in all three subgroups. This piece uses real cowries, which were originally a trade item.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Beaded ornaments were especially made for children. Bajubandh is a children's ornament. worn by a little girl on the upper arm. Little girls were traditionally ornamented with beaded necklaces, bracelets and hair ornaments.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Kachhi bead work is generally less elaborate then Dhebaria or Vagadia.
Bajubandh, Arm band.
||Gada, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Gada, Ta. Bhuj, Kutch.
||Beadwork : Rabari