Gypsy Heart Ring, Size 8

Gypsy Heart Ring, Size 8
$70.00

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-Channel your inner bohemian spirit with our handcrafted Gypsy Heart ring. Made from a natural wood band and adorned with coral and crystal stones, the mixed materials form an eclectic style full of carefree flair. Introduce this piece into your jewelry collection for a playful way to dress-up your favorite outfit.
Material - Wood , Coral
Color - Black
Style Number - MARI007-8
Dimension - L:0" W:1" H:0"
Collection - Enchantment
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Meet the Artisans

Jaipur is India’s mecca for jewelry. Established as a city-- the first planned city in India, by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the early 18th century, it became a center for arts, crafts, and luxury. The world’s finest gems were brought here to be cut with precision, cleaned, and set in intricate designs.

Jai Singh II was an ardent lover of the arts; he commissioned the country’s most skilled artisans to produce jewelry for his court, emerald-studded swords for himself, and even adornments for his royal fleet of elephants.

While Jaipur has enjoyed its Renaissance of the arts for over 200 years, the once beloved city has now had to reckon with more global forces: mass production, mechanization, and fluctuating metal prices.

Despite these obstacles, a few jewelry makers in the Pink City still prefer to craft their designs by hand. The artisans, no longer just locals, come from east India, particularly West Bengal. Bengalis, known for their fine craftsmanship, especially when it comes to filing, polishing, and working with small, difficult-to-handle pieces, have flocked to Jaipur. The smaller boutiques have about 50 in-house artisans; others can be as large as 200.

Though the royals would have draped themselves in diamonds, rubies, and emeralds, today’s jewelry designers are much more experimental with their designs and stones.

These include jewelry made from wood. Sheesham wood, or commonly known as rosewood, is grown widely in India. When it's dried in the forests, it's collected and brought to India's wood-carving hub, Saharanpur.

Like our decor products are crafted out wood, artisans in Jaipur have adopted wood as a medium for jewelry as well-- sawing, sanding, drilling, and carving the wood into uniqe shapes. It's juxtaposed with natural stones. Much like brass inlay work that's done in wooden decor items, a brass wire wrapping technique is deployed here, creating an ecletic mix of materials.

Since it’s a hand-crafted process, in its entirety, each piece is likely to be slightly different than the other.

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