The Pragya Silver Bridal Armlet or Vanki
Wear a heirloom piece of temple jewellery fit for a bride! This is a traditional Lakshmi Vanki with `nakkasi' or `nakshi' work (a form of gilt and repousse technique unique to south Indian temple jewellery).The shape of the Vanki is a V which ensures that it can be adjusted to any arm size.
The lovely goddess Lakshmi standing on a lotus and framed by Adishesha (a primal being of creation and king of all nagas in hindu mythology) is at the center of the armlet or Vanki. Kempu stones are used to adorn the armband which is handcrafted using techniques used in ancient South Indian antique jewellery in Sterling (92.5) Silver and gold-dipped a special process to give it an antique look.
This piece is also available in the antique silver finish on request.
Measurements: Height of Armlet : 4.5 inches; Length of pendant in center : 1.9 inches; Width of pendant in center : 1.2 inches.
Gemstones used: kempu stone (also known as spinel or Zircon).
Made of: Sterling Silver (92.5%)
Gross Weight of product : 39 grams approx.