Sikkimese Tribe Jewelry of India

Sikkimese jewellery depicts the different tastes of these 3 ethnic groups of Bhutia, Lepcha and tibetan and can be called bold is beautiful.

Then current Tibetan inspired jewelry  now tries to mimic the same crudeness and even men can wear most designs.
Sikkimese tribal jewelry history is indeed fascinating as it has totally different style and carries a proud legacy that is still alive and cherished to this day.Their jewelry is heavily influenced by Tibetan and Chinese jewelry and has some origins in ancient Persian superstition.

  • Who: Sikkimese jewelry
  • What: Jewelry made by the Bhutia tribe of the Indian state of Sikkim.
  • When: The dzi bead was brought to India somewhere between 2000 and 1000 B.C.E..
  • Where: The kingdom of Sikkim, India’s 22nd state.


Turquoise plays a big role in Tibetan jewelry for its spiritual powers as well as its beauty. Tibetans love Turquoise and  Red Coral in conjunction with it. Tibetans feel Red Coral is of the opposite spectrum of colour than Turquoise which has a spiritual effect on daily life. The dark-red colour worn by the sangha is effectively balanced by the blue and blue-green of turquoise. Jewelry with fine blue gems are worn for healing purposes by people with tired and bloodshot eyes.

We hope you have enjoyed reading about Sikkimese tribal jewelry and have gained some useful knowledge from it. Vist the website to Shop the sikkimese Jewelry curated with love by our team.




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