The Arshia Silver Bugudi or Ear-cuff (Needs Piercing)
Bugudi is an interesting traditional , and aesthetically pleasing ear ornament worn by women in the helix region of the ear. Bugudis show an incredible variety in their designs, colours, stones set into them etc. Each bugudi has a thin and long plug which is hollow and has a screw. The screw has balls at each side which help secure the bugudi in place. The ball under the helix is usually slightly bigger and shows variety in designs.
The Bugudi is used extensively by Maharashtrians, where refined forms of this ornament are noticed in the northern region. Karnataka shows the presence of simpler forms of the same. It is said that the Bugudi closely resembles the ‘Koppu’ ornament which has its origins in Tamil Nadu.
This is a pair of bugudi handcrafted in Sterling Silver (92.5%) and oxidised . It requires a piercing on the ear to be worn.
Measurements: Height of earrings: 0.25 inch; Width of earrings: 0.25 inch.
Gemstones used: AAA+ Quality Cubic Zirconia , Kempu Stone
Made of: Pure Sterling Silver (92.5%)
Gross Weight of product (pair) : 2 grams approx.