The sinthi or mathapatti or maangtikka is worn on the forehead and the design usually matches the long necklace. The maangtikka may have a single silver chain that is fastened in the maang or central parting of the hair. Alternatively the mathapatti may have three silver chains that are fastened on the center and the two sides.
Odissi (Orissi) dance is a traditional dance form from Odisha. It is the oldest surviving dance form of India. Silver filigree jewellery is an integral part of the Odissi dance costume. The dancers wear a Maang Tikka on the forehead. Maang Tikka is also adorned by ladies on religious ceremonies as part of the Indian ethnic wear.
Weight – 12 g