Gems & Jewellery in Indian Mythology

India, since ancient times, has been a gold-crazy country. For all the spices, silks and muslin it traded with the Roman empire, India received its payment in gold.

At a point in time, so much of gold was flowing out of the Roman empire for settling balance of payments with India that, a Roman senator feared that his empire would go bankrupt!

With so much love for gold, it is hardly surprising that jewellery had an important role to play in our stories.

Watch the video to find out how gold and jewellery have been used with great imagination and creativity in out stories!

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