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June 30, 2009

"DEJHAROO" a lovely Kashmiri Ornament...

Kashmiri women generally love jewellery,"Dejharoo" is the typical Kashmiri ornament that comprises of a pair of gold pendants that hang on a long gold chain which passes through holes in the ears.Dejharoo symbolises a married woman much like the "mangal sutra".

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The above pictures are of Kashmiri friends of mine, the mother above is wearing a "dejharoo" with a pendant which is much heavier and elaborate, I came to know she got her inner ears pierced when she was a child whereas the daughter is wearing one which is much more delicate and has just got her ears pierced recently when she got married.

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Superchef July 1, 2009 at 1:28 AM  

i liked the second one better..at first i thought, how on earth are they wearing this!!

RAKS KITCHEN July 1, 2009 at 10:38 AM  

Cool!! I just love both of them,simply superb!!

Vaishali July 1, 2009 at 10:53 PM  

Those ornaments are lovely-- I don't believe I've ever seen anyone wearing this before.

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] July 4, 2009 at 12:13 AM  

OMG! Do all Kashmiri women wear these? Very pretty, but heeAAvvyy!!

richa March 19, 2010 at 11:23 PM  

hey Bindiya,
I just luv this ornament..especiall the lower part, itz beautiful.do u have any idea where to find it.I searched a lot but couldn't succeed.

Anonymous ,  July 4, 2012 at 7:53 PM  

I am amazed to see the ear-ornament ,its awesome.I think one needs to pierce her ears for this , is this worn on both ears or on one as I think its very painful to pierce that part of the ear.At bigger age I dont know how one tackles this pain


Anonymous ,  July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM  

OMG I never knew this , do they pierce both ears for this

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