Assamese ornaments are one of the most important parts of Assamese culture. It is generally made of gold termed as “Kesha Xoon” or raw gold. The ornaments are very beautiful to look at and are a very prestigious part of Assamese culture. Some of the popular traditional Assamese ornaments or Asomiya Gohona include earrings with exquisite Lokaparo, Keru, Thuriya, Jangphai, Long Keru, Sona or Makori; an array of necklaces including Golpata, Satsori, Joon biri, Bena, Gejera, Dhol biri, Doog doogi, Biri Moni, Mukuta Moni, Poalmoni, Silikha Moni and Magardana, and diversified rings including Senpata, Horinsakua, Jethinejia, bakharpata and others.
Some Traditional Assamese Ornaments crafted at Ranthali, Nagaon, Assam
The jewellery is typically hand-made, and the designs mostly depict flora and fauna treasures of the region. Traditional designs of Assamese jewellery are simple but decorated with vibrant red gemstone, ruby or mina. Black, red and green colors on gold jewellery look very gorgeous and these colors also dominate the traditional dresses of tribes and communities of the northeastern states.
Where to buy Assamese Jewellery from?
If you love ornaments than your collection would never be completed without possessing few pieces of the beautiful traditional Asomiya Gohona or Assamese Jewellery.
Even though there are a lot of emporiums across the state and outside Assam and even online websites offering a variety of Assam Jewellery products the purity of the same is often doubtful. It is always suggested to buy Assamese Jewellery items from certified Traditional outlets. Find below the list of places in the capital city of Guwahati where you can buy traditional items from:
Address: Maniram Dewan Rd, Opp. Abhishek Motors, Near Yamaha Showroom, Krishna Nagar, Silphukuri, Guwahati, Assam 781003
Address: S.C Complex, Maniram Dewan Rd, Krishna Nagar, Silphukuri, Guwahati, Assam 781003
Address: Chandmari Bus Stop, Opposite SBI ATM & Indian Bank, Krishna Nagar Rd, Chandmari, Guwahati, Assam 781003
Address: 1st Floor, Dr BK Kakati Rd, Anil Annexte, Near Ulubari Flyober, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam 781007
Address: Post Office Besides, UN Bezbaruah Road, Silpukhuri, Guwahati, Assam 781003
6. Gaahana Jewels Private Limited
Address: Dr JC Das Rd, Lakhtokia, Pan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam 781001