Among the folk and tribal communities of our country the jewellery or ornaments are believed to possess attributes of protecting the wearer from evil spirits and thus are not mere articles of adornments. This collection reflects the immense variety of folk and tribal jewellery of India, both in terms of materials used, which include lac, glass, shells, grass, threads, beads, feathers, bones, silver, copper, bronze etc. as well as in particular tradition in wearing. IGRMS has a good collection of ornaments from different parts of the country made of different materials.

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