In a wedding function, the jewellery chosen for the bride plays a vital role in making her big day the most beautiful and memorable one. Bridal jewellery embellishes the bride with an auspicious elegance, providing a stunning look to her overall appearance. Similar to bridal costume, makeup, wedding event planning and deciding on other aspects of the wedding, choosing the right bridal jewellery makes the wedding a perfect event.
The Karan Phool earrings are a popular bridal earring design worn by Kashmiri brides. These earrings are crafted with gold and decorated with various stones. Earring suspenders called 'Kanautis' are used to provide support to heavy bridal earrings. Another adorable north Indian bridal jewellery is the maang tikka. It is a form of head harness worn on the forehead. Other important bridal ornaments popular in the northern states are the Nath (nose ring), rani haar necklace, ethnic bangles like the hathphool, kada and choodi, bajuband armlet, anklets such as pajeeb & nurpur, the waistband called taagadi and traditional mangalsutra chains.
The different communities in South India celebrate their weddings with stunning designs of bridal jewellery styles. Their wedding jewellery collection includes popular ornaments such as jhumkas, polki diamond jewellery, pearl necklaces, the temple nakshi jewellery and various antique gold jewellery such as the jaada billa head harness and the vanki armlet. Other prominent must-have wedding ornaments are the maanga maalai, with pendants in the shape of mango & the kaasu maalai consisting of coins with imposed designs.
Bridal jewellery for Muslim brides in India has a customized collection of beautiful ornaments. The bridal earrings are usually heavy, big in size and generally made of gold. Those who carry hijab at the time of wedding prefer wearing hijab bridal sets that include beautiful hijab pins. They also like using artificial bridal jewellery and maang tikka for the Haldi function. The Muslim bridal jewellery also includes personalized Arabic name bridal necklaces and exclusive bridal rings. Other important pieces of the Muslim bridal jewellery set are the Saloni Nimah gold choker necklace, matha patti head harness, Mughal choker necklace, pasa hair jewellery, haath phool set and Imam zaman arm jewellery.
Another essential component of the bridal sets in India is Hindu bridal jewellery. It includes traditional temple jewellery and various antique collections that make the bride look stunning on her wedding day. Nethichutti, mullamottu mala, mangalsutra necklaces, kundan bridal jewellery sets, chooda & polki bangles, kemp temple haar sets, lakshmi & ganesh bridal ornaments, mango mala set and meenakari jewellery are the popular ornaments preferred by the Hindu brides on their wedding day.
Indian Christian brides are fond of wearing traditional neck pieces on their wedding day. Sparkling diamonds of the highest quality complements their white bridal gowns. The brides prefer diamond rings, platinum rings and gold rings for their wedding and engagement function. Traditional ornaments such as the kurumulaku vala, kurumulaku mala and diamond engagement rings are popular among Christian brides.