Jewelry is often expensive and hence people always find alternatives which are cost-effective and equally attractive. Andhra Pradesh boasts of an exclusive tradition, based in a village that is entirely dedicated to the manufacture of imitation jewelry, which is simply stunning and attractive.
The village of Chilakalapudi near Machilipatnam in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh is renowned all over for some of the best quality imitation jewelry manufactured here. The Imitation jewelry made here by most of the families in this village is also called as Chilakalapudi Bangaram.
Right from Bangles, earrings, necklaces, trinkets and nose rings to ankle jewelry, the place is synonymous with attractive jewelry that mimics designs made with pure gold. Chilakalapudi has become the most sought after market for imitation jewelry which attracts customers not only from AP, but also rest of India. Customers can find really stunning pieces of jewelry of various shapes, sizes and designs that look like original gold jewelry, with similar finish and shine.