How much does a Kundan set cost?

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How much does a Kundan set cost?

between INR 50,000 to 2 lakhs
A Polki choker necklace generally costs around INR 4-15 lakhs, while an entire set can cost up to INR 3 crores, depending on the design, number of stones and labour used. Whereas a Kundan jewellery piece is relatively cheaper than Polki jewellery and can be purchased anywhere between INR 50,000 to 2 lakhs.

What stones are used in kundan jewellery?

The glass stones – emeralds, rubies and sapphires are carefully set into the base to make what is called Kundan. It doesn’t have a very high content of Gold as it is mostly about the stones. This type of art is native to only India which makes it extremely sought after.

Is Kundan a gold?

Kundan is a form of jewellery made from gold, usually with a core of wax. The term ‘kundan’ itself means highly refined pure gold, and this type of jewellery generally involves 24k pure gold. Kundan jewellery holds credit as one of the oldest forms of jewellery in India with a rich legacy of over 2,500 years.

What is original Kundan?

How Kundan work is done?

The elaborate process begins with the skeletal framework called Ghaat. Thereafter, the Paadh procedure takes place, during which wax is poured onto the framework and moulded according to the design. Following this is the Khudai process, when the stones or uncut gems are fit into the framework.

Is Kundan a glass?

What is the difference between them? Polki is made of uncut diamonds, while Kundan is made of glass stones.

What is Polki work?

Polki is uncut diamonds in their raw, pure form. It is is made by placing uncut diamonds in gold jewellery using gold foils and lac. Polki does not undergo chemical treatments, unlike other diamonds. It doesn’t have a very clear colour giving it a very rustic look.

What is Kundan work embroidery?

Kundan embroidery is an amalgamation of Zardozi and Kundan work. The basic process used is where after the completing the Zardozi embroidery using gold and silver threads, gemstones and pearls are studded on to it.

What are types of Kundan?

Various Types of Kundan Stones

  • Kundan Stones with Mount: These stones come with a traditional mount that can be easily sewed on any fabric.
  • Kundan Stones with Bezels: These flat back stones come with bezels.
  • Flat Back Kundan Stones: These are small pieces that are mainly used for decorating purposes.

What is Kundan work in jewellery?

Is Kundan a stone?

Kundan, meaning pure gold, is a traditional form of Indian gemstone jewellery involving a gem set with a gold foil between the stones and its mount, usually for elaborate necklaces and other jewellery.

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