A bride with the festive pote-tilahari
There are 40 shops on the territory of the bazaar, packed and hung with strings of beads of various lengths and colour. The favourite colours of Nepalese women are green and red, so it is not surprising that this colour palette dominates on the shelves. In addition to the simple strands of beads, there are many things with more intricate designs: patterned necklaces, pendants in the shape of flowers or bunches of grapes and ornamented bracelets. Part of the jewelry is made by apprentices on the spot, but many - by prisons' inmates. The beads are of good quality. Mostly they are imported from Chech Republic and China.
The whole day to string the beads is the work for the patient ones