Also, known by the name Pauchi, this is one of the elements from the traditional jewelry set of Uttarakhand. Being a popular name in both Garhwal as well as Kumaon region, the Paunji is worn by all married women and can be paired with other ornaments. To put it into the simplest of words, Pauchi is a kind of bangles that are handcrafted by the artisans of Uttarakhand and are quite popular among the women of the Garhwal and Kumaon regions. Be it your regular and causal clothes like Jeans and tops or traditional and Indian wears like Lehenga, Kurtis, or sarees, this artificial handcrafted Paunji, is the best fit for all of them. It is a must-have accessory for you as you can pair it up with almost anything and everything.
Created using a unique combination of different kinds of pearls and beads, the Pauchi is made with a thread that ties all the pearls and beads altogether. The artists of Uttarakhand apply the concept of easily adjustable and stretchable in these handcrafted bangles. This means, that you can easily adjust the size of these bangles according to your wrist. This is because the Paunji comes with an adjusting strap that provides you the comfort of not worrying about its size.
All the pearls and beads that you see in this Pauchi, are completely handcrafted by the artisans of Uttarakhand and they haven’t used any kind of machines while doing this. They do it with their sense of art and creativity and pay attention to every detail which makes the Paunji look beyond perfect. They understand the importance of goof jewelry in a woman’s life and thus they give their best to make it a masterpiece.
Crafted with utmost perfection and details, the Paunji is the traditional jewelry of Uttarakhand and worn by all women out there. Uttarakhand Haat provides a platform to these talented handcrafted artists of Uttarakhand by selling their articles on our platforms and help them in earning their livelihood. This also helps us in preserving the soon-to-be-extinct tradition of Uttarakhand by keeping it alive on our platforms because of our artisans.