Ornaments of 15 Kg Gold, 18000 Diamonds & Emeralds Adorned Ram Lalla, Know More about Them

Ayodhya: The idol of Ram Lalla, consecrated in the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya on Monday was decorated with an array of glittering jewellery made up of at least 15 kg of gold and 18,000 diamonds and emeralds.

All the ornaments were crafted as per the descriptions provided in the Valmiki Ramayana, the Adhyatma Ramayana, Ramcharitmanas, and Aalavandar Stotra.

There were a total of 14 pieces of jewellery, including a tilak, a crown, four necklaces, a waistband, two pairs of anklets, Vijay Mala, two rings.

All these ornaments were prepared in just 12 days by Lucknow’s Harsahaymal Shyamlal Jewelers.

The crown resembles the turban of a five-year-old boy, which was crafted in 22-carat gold, weighing approximately 1.7 kg with 75-carat diamonds, 175-carat Zambian emeralds and 262-carat rubies. It bears the symbol of Lord Surya, denoting Lord Rama’s Suryavanshi lineage.

The tilak, or the divine marking on the forehead, has been created using 16 grams of gold with three-carat diamonds in the centre and 10-carat diamonds on either side. The Burmese ruby adds to its beauty.

An emerald ring, weighing 65 grams, with four-carat diamonds, 33-carat emeralds and a Zambian emerald at the centre also decorates Ram Lalla.


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