Tamil Nadu smiths are known for their excellence and expertise. Among Tamils, gold is considered auspicious and good for your health. Gold has accordingly been used to create ornaments for every part of the body with exception of the feet, a place only appropriate for gods and kings.This ring, inSPired by a Tamil Nadu female bracelet, conserves the original appliqué work. It consisted of thin wires, big granules and several elements with a pyramidal shape. The use of plain geometrical forms is sometimes associated with an abstract representation of Birds or Serpents. The original pieces of jewellery were usually hollow because of their considerable size. To prevent denting, it was common to fill them with lac.