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Traditional Kodagu jewels like Kokkethathi or JomaleCoorgeCoorg Jeweller Shop,Near F.M.C.College Phone: 08272225551
AboutKokkethathi is a traditional kodava pendant which is in a crescent shape. The upper portion of a Kokkethathi pendant from where it gets attached to the chain is in the shape of distended hood of a Serpant with pearl and rubies embedded on it. The serpant hood signifies fertility and prosperity in life. Followed by which are a few rubies embedded. Just below the sequence of rubies is engraved an image of a seated Goddess Lakshmi being showered upon by flowers by elephants from either of her sides. Lastly the rim of a traditional kokkethathi is fringed with small pearls which enhances the beauty of this traditional Kodava jewellery .Jomale which consist of gold beads strung on black cord. Jomale on a different coloured threads to make a fashion statment. You can buy Kokkethathi from any gold jewellery shops in Coorg. It is also available at selected jewellery stores in Mysore and Bangalore like Malabar Gold, Bhimas and others.