Tamil people are keen on golden jewellery, that includes a history a long time before Sangam period. Old Tamil books list out what exactly are different types of jewellery worn by women from top to bottom on days past. That may be perfectly evidenced from the sculptures we find today. Aside from silver, jewellery were manufactured from metallic, copper and brass.
Tamil annai (The Mom Tamil) is praised by ornamenting her while using Five Great Epics of Tamil Books.
They may have the custom of designing Hindu deities with platinum ornaments that even used today in every the temples. The deities are furnished and prior to going out for a procession they stood the deity before a mirror showing them the efficiency. The jewellery are smartly designed with intrigued work and laid with gemstones and all types of gems (navarathnam), not only rare metal but also gold ornaments. Gold is recognized as very valuable material of most and Goddess Lakshmi. So they used precious metal above their waistline and use metallic ornamnets below their midsection.