Top 5 Trends in Indian Bridal Jewelry

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Published: 25th October 2012
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Every bride wishes to dazzle the guests with her bridal jewelry sets and attire. Given below are top 5 Trends in Indian Bridal Jewelry for you to keep abreast with:

Indian bridal jewelry holds a very special place in every Indian wedding and it is the dream of all Indian brides to get adorned with the best jewelry and look stunning. When you think of Indian weddings, the image of a bride decked up with heavy gold jewelry is the first thing that crosses your mind.

However, trends are fast changing as brides now are getting more conscious about their look and want their jewelry to match with the outfit perfectly well. This has opened up avenues for new trends to spring up.

Diamond is a bride’s latest fad

Today an Indian bride does not hesitate in wearing diamond jewelry. Uncut diamond jewelry is in the trend. Gold jewelry embedded with precious and semi-precious stones are also quite fashionable and can easily match with your wedding outfit. They complete the entire look and give a special dimension to the overall appearance. Platinum is another precious metal that is also being used these days.

Ethnic is in

There is certain traditional Indian jewelry like Meenakari and Kundan sets that have become very popular these days. The craftsmanship of these jewelries is exquisite and immense skill is required to create these beautiful pieces of work. Another type of traditional jewelry that has grabbed attention is the Jadau work. These traditional ornaments have been a part of royal dynasties across the country. Such ancient and ethnic designs worn with an equally exquisite traditional outfit will definitely make you the center of attraction.

Jewelry other than the necklaces and earrings

Traditional ornaments like armlet or Bajubandh and waist band or Kamarbandh have also gained popularity these days. As you move back to the history of India you will find that the armlets and intricately designed waist bands were adorned by queens and ladies hailing from the royal dynasties. Nose piercing has also become quite stylish and to add an extra glamor, a Nath or a nose ring can be worn. An anklet is also a vital accessory for an Indian bride. These ornaments with trendy design will add extra richness to your look.

Jewelry for the head

Another piece of ornament that has been a part of every bride’s jewelry is a tiara or a Maangtika. This has been a part of Indian brides since a long time and is still an essential piece of ornament. Unlike the traditional maangtikas that were usually made of gold, maangtikas are now given a new shape by using diamonds and other precious stones.

New designs in Mangalsutra

One thing that will always remain an inevitable part of Indian bridal jewelry is the Mangalsutra. This chain with black beads is a part of almost all Indian marriages. The Mangalsutra which was traditionally long and was made of black beads and gold has undergone transformation. Nowadays brides prefer a shorter beaded chain with a diamond pendant at the center.

Since jewelry is an intrinsic part of all Indian weddings, all jewelry stores have a dedicated line of Indian wedding jewelry.

with traditional as well as contemporary designs. This helps all brides to choose the appropriate set of ornament for their special day.

The author of this article is a wedding stylist and works with BollywoodShaadis.com. It is a leading online wedding planning portal.

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