Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi Dance Jewelry

The jewelry in this category are the inexpensive version of Temple Jewelry and known as imitation Temple Jewelry. Most of this jewelry are made of Copper or base metal and Gold plated. This is little heavier than real temple jewelry due to the weight of Copper or base metal. If maintained properly, the imitation temple jewelry lasts and stay as new for many years. Imitation temple jewelry must be stored in a dry / moisture free place, wrapped  in cotton cloth or tissue paper. Even though Copper is not brittle, the base metal jewelry is highly brittle and may break if dropped.