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Bangle (gajredar kada)
Rajasthan, Bikaner, 19th century
Gold, diamonds, rubies, pearls, enamel
Acc. No. 87.1167/1
The hinged bangle (gajredar kada) of gold with a design of flowerheads and leaves kundan set with diamonds and rubies on a blue and gold enamel ground on the front. The upper portion of the bangle, on either side of the fastening has a meshwork of seed pearls woven in gold wire simulating jasmine (gajre) buds. The inside is decorated with red flowers and green leaves on a white ground.