Interesting Facts Abouts Thewa Art

Art of Thewa - Coloured Kanch Par Sone Ki Karigari.


The best say about Thewa is " A piece of art that radiates the magnificence of royal heritage, upholds the luxury of ethnic vintage artefacts & jewellery & elates the heart of every women, who owns it, with stately grandeur "

Thewa meaning “setting”, is the work of real gold on multicolor glass with motifs and designs unique to this form of art. These Thewa pieces were encased in either gold casing or gold plated silver casing as in demand of order. As a part of luxury items, it was mainly cherished by the members of royal families and still continues to be the part of en2re "Shringaar set" of brides given during weddings in Rajputs.

Having its roots in the land of Rajasthan, an epicentre of romance, chivalry, art & culture, this exquisite art form was first designed here by the local goldsmith and has preserved its ethnic value since the Mughal Era. Technique of making intricate & subtle Thewa art work, mastered & preserved by the generation of the goldsmith's family, exhibit motifs designed in gold that depicts the themes of Radha Krishna, expresses the tales of bravery & romance of legendary maharajas, flora & fauna, animal figures, Indian culture "Barat“ etc.

Thewa has gained recognition all over the world, with its craftsmen honoured with national acclaims and international awards including UNESCO. This art holds its place in various museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Victoria & Albert etc. 

Art of Thewa  aims to nurture & bring in varied dimensions to this treasured Indian handicraft of 17th century “Art of Thewa”. Our efforts drive to restore the fainted glory of this traditional handicraft  with the style that will aptly suit the trends & tastes of the present generation. 


Art of Thewa Jewellery (gold work on glass) 400 Years old jewellery from INDIA.

Now This jewellery is designed by Raghav Rajsoni s/o PadmaShri Mahesh Raj Soni This is Original Thewa Art jewellery from Pratapgarh, Rajasthan.

VINTAGE ANTIQUE GOLD FILIGREE ON GLASS THEWA ART FROM PRATAPGARH RAJASTHAN INDIA. WORK ON GLASS (ON TOP OF THE PRODUCT) IS MADE OF 23K GOLD AND CASE IS MADE OF SILVER AND GOLD GILDED. GREAT DESIGN GOOD FOR JEWELLERY COLLECTION.

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