Rooted in the combination of two Tamil words - Mooku (nose) and kuththi (piercing), Mookuthi is an artisanal nose ornament brand based in Madras. 

We celebrate South India on the modest canvas of nose ornaments.


A collection of nose ornaments inspired by the vibrant, artisanal tiles of Athangudi, from the Chettinad region.


At Mookuthi, we celebrate South India by distilling stories - of fascination, of magnitude and mundane, of history and culture - onto humble inconspicuous canvases of a nose ornament.

Explore a few of our collections here, at our online store. If you
happen to be in Madras, schedule an appointment & drop by our studio to
experience our work first hand or to even get your nose pierced.