This traditional necklace has a number of small gold petals across the necklace. It comes both in gold and also in a combination of gold and stones studded. I had the plain gold one and I wore it as long chain in the last row.
Manga mala (Necklace)
Pathakkam is a chain with pendant, This is usually used as the first necklace in the layer in the wedding jewelry. The pendant will be stones studded or pure gold pendant.