Indian Bridal Jewellery: 4 Types

Bridal look in India was never deemed complete without its intricate array of bridal jewellery. Choosing the right wedding bands  or wedding  jewellery for a wedding not only enhances the beauty of the bride but also complements her bridal couture. In case you are planning your wedding this year, it is better to know the types of jewellery for wedding that are available in the market. So, if you are clueless as to what is available, read the following tips that will help you to select some.

  1. Meenakari jewellery – Bright and colorful jewellery is what defines meenakari jewellery. This enameled style of jewellery making has become quite a rage all over the world. Here, precious stones are first set on the bridal jewellery before enameling them with heat resistant colors such as white, blue, green, yellow and red.

One will find usually several designs of peacock, flower, fish or paisley on the jewellery sets. Kundan jewellery often has meenakari on the flip side thus making it wearable from both the sides.

  1. Kundan – Kundan jewellery is the most expensive form of traditional Indian jewellery since it is made with the purest form of gold i.e. 24K. Different types of precious and semi precious stones are used in this jewellery to the piece a stunning look. It originated in Rajasthan and travelled to Delhi during the Mughal period. It is sure to make you feel like royalty if you make it a part of your bridal jewellery or wedding bands  on your wedding day.
  2. Jadau – It is an engraved kind of jewellery that is very much popular in Rajasthan as well as Gujarat. There are different kinds of pearls, ruby, sapphire, emerals etc. that is embedded in gold as well as Polki which is a form of uncut diamonds in the Jadau style of jewellery. In this one, one can find as well the Meenakari work on the other side.
  3. Lac – Using lac in jewellery making also traces its roots back in Rajasthan. It is also known as Lacquer and is famous all over the. It is embedded in various types of Indian jewellery such as bajuband (armlet), maang tika (headpiece) and necklaces. It is available in various forms making it a favorite among various brides to be.

Every bride has her own personality and significance which why the variety in the choice of bridal jewellery on fashion shopping stores as well.  Not only they complete your entire bridal look, it also makes you feel regal and gorgeous on your wedding day.