Karthamani Pathak

The Kodava women wear Karthamani Pathak which is Coorg style Mangalsutra.

Karthamani and Pathak are two separate jewelry. Pathak is usually a colossal gold coin with goddess Lakshmi or Queeen Victoria engraved on it. The coin will have small round rubies embossed on the circumference of the coin and is surmounted by a cobra that stands for fertility. Sometimes Pathak is further beautified by fresh water pearls hanging from it. The Karthamani is a chain that is made with corals and gold beads, sewn on thread or black beads. Some ladies prefer to have a gold chain instead of this thread. The Pathak is hung to Karthamani which forms the Coorgi Mangalsutra.

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Kathamani Pathak
Kathamani Pathak

However, with changing times, some ladies wear Stylish Mangalsutra for regular wear and reserve the traditional Karthamani Pathak for festivals and functions.

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