Day: December 14, 2013
Terracotta jewellery is popular because of its ethnic style, beautiful bright colours and variety of designs offered. The earthen clay is moulded into different shapes rough or glazed finishes and then painted or embossed with patterns.Terracotta is fined red clay used in sculpture,jewellery and pottery.Terra means earth in contrast with terracotta Terracruda is unfired clay terracruda but not terracotta can be mixed with water to make mud.
Terracotta can be quickly identified by its brownish red hue porous exterior and earthy feel.The clay that is used to make terracotta is formed ,cast or molded into different shapes and dried,usually in a kiln to obtain a hard surface.you will find terra cotta is the form of roofing,sculputures,jewellery and dishes.As with any manufactures product,there are some important environment concerns to be considered. Terracotta made from clay found in the earth. The material used to make terracotta products is classified as an inert product. This means that the terracotta material doesn’t undergo major physical, chemical or biological modification. The material itself is harmless. Hence, Terracotta Jewellery, Earthenware, Handis, Dinner sets, Tea sets, Wall Hangings, etc are becoming more popular with great demand as they are eco-friendly and innocuous Clay is a general term used to refer the materials which have traces of metal oxides and organic matter.
Terracotta is a fired clay and it’s an Italian Term “baked earth”. Typically unglazed and in red-brown color after kiln firing to low temperatures. Today the terracotta jewellery makes exotic dressing style when worn with the traditional nomadic or tribal dresses. In the rural and tribal societies the earthen ornaments like necklaces, bracelets, pendants, and chokers were quite commonly used. They create elegant and rustic appeal. They can take up various earthen colors of pink, red, green, indigo, rust or gray. The traditional shapes can be animals or the tribal gods or a more contemporary look can be given by using abstract shapes and designs. The varied cultures and moods of Indian heritage have given rise to many challenging crafts which are reflected in terracotta fashion jewellery. They are popular because of their ethnic style and beautiful bright colors. It is a rage among fashion conscious people. They are often handmade and its variety is at par with the expensive items in terms of beauty of design and the variety offered. Presently the Designer Vinita Singhar of JV Corporation is working towards in designing new Terracotta Jewellery, Wall Hangings, Clocks, Handis, Dinner Sets, Tea Sets made up of Baked Earth.
JV Corporation was established in 2009 as a design studio for hand-crafted terracotta jewellery which would cater to a select clientele in and around Bangalore. From its humble beginnings as a creative outlet of an amateur women entrepreneur, Aakaar has slowly grown in stature and is now privileged to have built a reputation as one of the best terracotta jewellery maker’s in the country. The exquisite collection includes terracotta jewellery sets as well as just earrings and pendants to suit the dressing style of women of all ages. JV Corporation showcases the whole range of exquisite terracotta jewellery at : http://www.facebook.com/terracottajewelleries