young Gaddi woman pauses for a portrait. She is magnificently
with beads of amber and coral, a chandrasheni har
necklace of enameled silver cloisonné, and a chiri
tikka, a forehead ornament worn during Dussehra
and other special occasions. The nomadic Gaddi assesses
their wealth by their jewelry and their livestock.
Kangra Valley, Himachal Prades