Bridal jewellery plays an all important role in any Indian wedding ceremony. Preparations to buy the wedding jewellery starts months in advance even before the actual wedding takes place. A lot of thought is gone into the kind of jewellery needed for the celebration day. It is not just an epitome of beauty and luxury but it should match your bridal outfit after all it’s the bride’s most important day of her life.
Its not just necklaces, earrings and bangles that make up your bridal jewellery there is lots more to go with it. What is really surprising is that every state and region in our country has their own distinctive jewellery and styles in jewellery especially for brides. The good thing for brides is that there is a lot that they can choose from.
Every bride is sure that they can find the right jewellery piece that will not only match her bridal attire but also is sure to make her look like a princess. Here is a list of some exquisite bridal jewellery styles that you can choose for your wedding.
Shringar Patti – Used as a head gear, this is a must for any Hindu wedding. This particular Shringar Patti follows the middle partition of your hairline. A round plaque is in the middle and it follows the hairline only to fall on the forehead. The plaque is what makes the piece of jewellery beautiful, since these are available in various designs, adorned with stones and is colourful.
Bridal Set – Go to any jewellers and ask them for bridal jewellery designs and what you see is a whole new range of traditional designs that is set much differently than normal pieces of jewellery. Bridal sets are heavier, lots of craftsmanship involved and heavy. The set generally has earrings, necklace, finger ring and a bracelet.
Chudi – Also known as bangles, you could choose to wear them either in glass or gold, or even a combination of both. Most Punjabi weddings also have ivory bangles in colors of red and white.
Natth – Known as the nose ring, is a must for any Maharashtrian wedding, it has a few precious stones embedded on it and even comes with a chain that you can attach to your hair. You could choose this piece of jewellery to add to your bridal set for a unique and different look.
Payal – The anklet has been around for centuries, infact it even represents the Indian feminine touch. You could buy them in silver or if you want to splurge, gold is your best choice. You could choose from beads or even stone studded anklets that are created using meenakari or kundan work.
Baaju Bandd – Also known as an arm band, it definitely adds elegance to your bridal outfit and entire jewellery set. The good thing about a huge choice in bridal jewellery is that you can mix-n-match jewellery styles from different states to brighten up your bridal jewellery collection.
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