Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Jewellery

necklace or choker

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Necklace or Choker

Chandrahala

Bodo and other tribal community

Silver

Good

A typical necklace used by the Bodo woman in early days. It is a silver made nacklace inspired by a full moon. The three stringed gundla type floral designs are attached with two pendants on both sides. These pendants are small and triangular in shape. There is a hook attached to the necklace, where the floral design is hitched, with the help of which the necklace is worn. The women of Bodo community wear this jewelry especially during auspicious occasions such as festivals and weddings.