Ornament Names in Sanskrit

In Sanskrit आभूषणानि (ābhūṣaṇāni) means Ornaments.

This list is very helpful for students and newbies interested in learning Sanskrit.

The Sanskrit words listed here are exhaustive and have been referenced from different Indian texts.

When we learn any new language, we tend to first learn basic and common words. This post has Ornament names in Sanskrit, its transliteration along with English and Hindi meaning for better understanding and learning.

Armlet

In Sanskrit, Armlet is known as केयूरम् (keyūram) and in Hindi it is known as बाजूबंद.

Another word or Synonym for केयूरम् (keyūram) in Sanskrit is बाहुभूषा (bāhubhūṣā).

A Keyūram is a bracelet which is generally worn by women around the upper part of their arm. It can be worn on either hand.

Necklace

In Sanskrit, Necklace is known as हारः (hāraḥ) and in Hindi it is known as गले का हार.

Another word or Synonym for हारः (hāraḥ) in Sanskrit is माला (mālā).

A हारः (hāraḥ) is a chain which has either beads or jewels as links and is worn round the neck as an ornament.

Pearl Necklace

In Sanskrit, Pearl Necklace is known as मुक्तावली (muktāvalī) and in Hindi it is known as मोती की माला.

A मुक्तावली (muktāvalī) is a chain which has Pearls as beads and is worn round the neck as an ornament.

Earring

In Sanskrit, Earring is known as कुण्डलम् (kuṇḍalam) and in Hindi it is known as कान की बाली.

A कुण्डलम् (kuṇḍalam) is a jewellery which is worn on the lobe of the ear. In ancient times, both men and women used to wear it. Nowadays, it is mostly women who wear it.

Bangles

In Sanskrit, Bangles are known as कङ्कणम् (kaṅkaṇam) and in Hindi it is known as कंगन.

कङ्कणम् (kaṅkaṇam) is a jewellery, which is a round shaped band made of different material like glass, gold, Platinum etc. which are worn round the arm by women.

Crown

In Sanskrit, Crown is known as मुकुटम् (mukuṭam) and in Hindi it is known as मुकुट.

मुकुटम् (mukuṭam) is a head dress (crown) generally worn by kings and princes, which is made of precious metals and jewels like gold, silver, pearls, ruby and other precious gems.

Ring

In Sanskrit, Ring is known as अङ्गुलीयकम् (aṅgulīyakam) and in Hindi it is known as अँगूठी.

अङ्गुलीयकम् (aṅgulīyakam) is a small circular band,  which is made of precious metal and are considered to be an ornament. Sometimes there are gemstones set on it.

These are worn on a finger for reasons such as marriage or engagement etc.

Nose ring

In Sanskrit, Nose Ring is known as नासाभरणम् (nāsābharaṇam) and in Hindi it is known as नथ.

नासाभरणम् (nāsābharaṇam) is a precious ring which is made of Gold or Silver and worn in a person’s nose as a piece of jewellery.

Anklets

In Sanskrit, Anklets are known as नूपुरम् (nūpuram) and in Hindi it is known as पाजेब.

नूपुरम् (nūpuram) is an ornament mostly made of silver which is worn round their ankle by women.

Braid

In Sanskrit, Braid is known as मूर्धाभरणम् (mūrdhābharaṇam) and in Hindi it is known as वेणी.

मूर्धाभरणम् (mūrdhābharaṇam) is an ornament made of precious metal like Gold or Silver which is interwoven mostly worn by women.

Waistband Jewellery

In Sanskrit, Waistband Jewellery is known as मेखला (mekhalā) and in Hindi it is known as करधनी.

मेखला (mekhalā) is an ornament that is worn around the waist worn by women.

Named Ring

In Sanskrit, Named Ring is known as मुद्रिका (mudrikā) and in Hindi it is known as नामांकित अंगूठी.

मुद्रिका (mudrikā) is a ring made of Gold or Silver with a name embossed on the ring.

Tikuli Jewellery

In Sanskrit, Tikuli Jewellery is known as ललाटाभरणम् (lalāṭābharaṇam) and in Hindi it is known as टिकुली.

ललाटाभरणम् (lalāṭābharaṇam) is an ornament made of Gold or Silver which is worn on the forehead by women.

Nasal Flower Ring

In Sanskrit, Nasal Flower Ring is known as नासापुष्पम् (nāsāpuṣpam) and in Hindi it is known as पुष्प नथ.

नासापुष्पम् (nāsāpuṣpam) is a precious ring with artificial flower made of gold and worn in a person’s nose as a piece of jewellery mostly by women.

Glass Bangle

In Sanskrit, Glass Bangle is known as काचवलयम् (kācavalayam) and in Hindi it is known as काँच की चूड़ी.

काचवलयम् (kācavalayam) is a circular shaped made of glass, which when put on the hand hangs loosely. This is worn by women.