Jat Caste Woman with Nose Ring - Bhuj
Tuesday, 1st. November, was quite a day in Bhuj, what with all the various Kutchi Castes coming to town for market - Rabaris, Ahirs, Meghwal Harijans, Sindi Mohammadins and this, literally, 'piercing' lady - of Jat Caste, I do believe, but please correct me if I am wrong. As you can see, a strand of her hair is tied to her humoungous nose ring - the nose ring is called a 'Nath'.
The Kutch region of Gujarat is well noted for its splendid textiles, as one can clearly see here - 01/11/2011