This course gives an in-depth understanding of the handcrafted Limbu jewelry which is made out of natural materials found in abundance all over the country. A brief outline of how the seeds, feathers, leaves, berries, fruits, flowers, animal bones, claws, and teeth; everything from nature was affectionately gathered and artistically transformed into fine body jewelry and make the traditional Limbu women look very elegant.
The study lays more emphasis on jewelry made of gold, silver, copper, ivory, and precious and semi-precious stones. As the Limbu ornaments used for beautification or decorations and body modification, the course also speaks about the cultural identity of the jewelry worn by Limbu women, Moreover, the ornaments hold a distinct rustic and earthy charm which is highlighted in this study.
- Designed the Course with complete references to the discipline of social anthropology.
- Presenting key themes, theoretical debates, the historical development of the discipline, and ongoing questions.
Comprising of academic experts from our South India Tribal Research Team, which determines what strategies should be implemented to help the student achieve success. With decades of experience working in the fields of education and social anthropological studies, the SITR team has produced an excellent course curriculum that gives detailed information about the cultural identity of ornaments among the Limbus.
Moreover, this research team has real-time experiences in interacting with the Limbu women to understand the traditional meaning of the ornaments worn. Hence the team has worked on how such course ideas can be produced, negotiated, and revised over time.