It is the decoration by garlands, ornaments and costumes on different parts of the body according to custom and tradition.Ornaments are of 4 types –pierced, to be tied, removed, and jst put on something else.Ear rings are the 1st type , girdles and arm bands are the 2nd type anklets the 3rd and necklaces are the 4th type .
Ornaments for women
Shikhaapaasha,Shikha-jala(ornaments for the tresses),crest jewel, pearl net(with large meshes), hair-net, ear rings, peacock feather, braids of hair(loose on both ears) stringed, Karnikaa, ring round the ear, the tilaka- mark on the foreheadartistic in many ways,ear lotus made of ivoy or pearls etc. The pearl necklace, the snake necklace, the Maanjarii , the jewel necklace and the jewel string are the ornaments for the neck along with a few strings of gold too. For the ankles the ornaments are Nuupura, Kinkinii, and rings of bells.There should be toe rings for the toes.
Ornaments for celestial and other females
Celestial women should be distinguished by their ornaments and costumes, and females of vidyaadhara, yaksa, naaga and apsaraa groups as well as daughters of sages and gods to be distinguished by their costumes. The vidhyadhara women must have their hair tied in a top knot, must have many pearls, but white costume.The yaksa and the apsara women should wear many jewels ;costume to be the same.The naaga women , like goddess should wear ornaments of pearls and jewels but the latter must be in the form of fruit.Daughters of the sages must have their hais in a single braid and there should not be many ornaments.
Make-up for different characters
One should paint the body according to the region, custom and age of the character.Gods and yaksaas,apsaraas and rudraas , Brahma and skanda and Sun are to be painted Gaura(pale red) colour. Moon, Brihaspathi, Venus, Varuna, the stars ocean.etc are to be painted white.Narayana and Nara and (the serpent) vasuki are to be in dark blue colour(syaama). Persons who are happy are given pale red or dark blue colour or lotus colour, they are also given pale red complexion.