Shinnu | Pot ring
Location: Khurshedpur, Ludhiana, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Plastic, Textile, Wool
Plastic craft technique: Beadwork
Textile craft technique: Embroidery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Pot rings are sometimes called shinnu. Decorated pot rings with hanging clusters of threads and decorations, spread along the back of one’s neck when it is placed on the head while carrying pots.