Costume Jewelry

 

 

Costume Jewelry

Costume jewelry is a term that has been derived from the fact of its being a part of theatrical devices. On stage, the costumes of the performers need to be glossy, attractive, apt and yet inexpensive. Hence, from ages, various economical and easily available materials were used to make jewelry for stage costumes. Materials like base metals, glass, beads, plastic, and synthetic stones, in place of precious metals and gems, were used for costume jewelry. Today, it has crossed the confines of the stages and reached million of people who love beautiful and fashionable jewelry. Crafted from a variety of materials, like beads, glass, stones, wood, brass, bones, shells, the beauty and appeal of costume jewelry is irresistible. More than being collected as keepsakes or investment, they are cherished for their beauty and statement of style.

Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pendants and a range of jewelry and accessories, form the casket of costume jewelry. In India, facinating costume jewelry is made in an astonishing variety of designs and materials. They blend the traditional with the modern, are affordable and can be worn with different apparels.