South Indian Bridal Jewellery Trends For This Wedding Season

Published by Nikita Kejriwal on

South indian bridal jewellery

On your wedding day, you want to look absolutely flawless! Moreover, you want all eyes on you. Now that you have the attention, do not forget to pay attention to the details on you. Firstly you need to focus on your appearance. Here your wedding jewellery plays a very pertinent role. For a South Indian bride, especially, here are the South Indian bridal jewellery trends that will ensure you look like the queen that you are.

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A South Indian bride is known for her exquisite choice of jewellery and an ethereal bridal look. Consequently, the South Indian culture believes and invests in fine pieces of jewellery. Therefore, you find gorgeous South Indian wedding jewellery upon real brides in a South Indian wedding.

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Further, there are different types of brides. Hence, there are varied requirements of jewellery as well. This post will put before you, all the trending bridal jewellery for South Indian brides for your choosing. You may read on to discover your type of bridal jewellery, and you never know what you may end up finding! After all, what you seek is seeking you (Rumi)!

Gold Jewellery

South Indian wedding jewellery is synonymous to exotic gold jewellery. In other words, it is a widely known fact that gold is considered as the most auspicious ornament among South Indians. Hence, most South Indian brides doubtlessly choose gold jewellery for their most ceremonious occasion- their wedding!

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Moreover, gold ornaments are available in uncountable shapes and hues. You can find antique bridal jewellery as well as trending bridal jewellery below. Take your pick from the following ideas that are in vogue as South Indian bridal jewellery.

Harams

Long necklaces are traditionally called Haram in South India. They give a royal look to your bridal ensemble and thus are a very popular choice among South Indian brides.

However, the top two trending bridal jewellery designs of haram are Guttapusalu and Kasu Mala. Guttapusalu haram is a long gold necklace that is fringed with small pearls giving it an enhanced and enchanting appeal. It can be studded with the precious stones of your choice.

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The gorgeous Guttapusalu design of haram was chosen by Sonam Kapoor to layer her bridal jewellery. It has to mean something when the fashion icon of Bollywood industry opts for a piece of South Indian wedding jewellery to adorn herself, for her most special occasion.

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Kasu Mala or ‘Gold Coin Necklace’ is made up of gold coins with the symbol of Goddess Lakshmi engraved on them. Moreover, it is a symbol of wealth and good luck. Therefore, it is a forever trending bridal jewellery piece and the most loved jewellery among South Indian women.

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Layered

Multiple layers of elegant jewellery will, certainly, make you look like a million bucks! The layering of South Indian bridal jewellery is a very popular trend these days. You can opt for all gold jewellery layering.

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Alternatively, you can mix and match your favourite pieces of jewellery to create a magical bridal look for yourself as well.

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Choker

Another popular trending bridal jewellery idea is the wearing of chokers. They cling to your neck and look fantastic. However, most brides choose to pair a choker piece of jewellery with a haram or other piece of necklaces. This gives a magnificent look to the overall getup as a bride.

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Temple Jewellery

South India is known for its distinctive collection of Temple jewellery. This piece of jewellery is typically made in gold with intricate carvings of Gods upon them. A quintessential South Indian bride is, traditionally, the one in a Kanjeevaram saree and a unique piece of temple jewellery. Further, the flawless craftsmanship and eye-catching designs on the temple jewellery has made it a forever favourite as a South Indian bridal jewellery.

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Choose the carvings of Goddess Lakshmi or Lord Ganesha for your most auspicious occasion. Moreover, this antique bridal jewellery idea never goes out of fashion and you will have an exclusive piece of jewellery added to your personal collection.

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Antique Gold Jewellery

Gold ornaments crafted with an antique finish make for an alluring sight. Further, they give the feel of being antique bridal jewellery with an enchanting history. a South India bridal jewellery trend is adorning gold ornaments with an antique finish.

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Antique gold ornaments are for those brides who wish to exude the old world charm through her bridal ensemble. Go for the vintage vibe instead of the glossy gold look for your wedding day. You will create timeless memories in a phenomenally literal way!

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Diamond Jewellery

A South Indian girl is more or less expected to be dressed as a traditional and breathtaking South Indian bride with her flawless gold jewellery and Kaanjeevaram saree. The visual is unreal but the modern-day bride wishes to be apart from the crowd. Hence, a trending bridal jewellery idea for South Indian bride-to-be is to be bejewelled in Diamond jewellery for her wedding day.

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Diamonds are, undoubtedly, a girl’s best friend! Therefore, diamond jewellery for your wedding day is always YES! Diamonds will add a classiness to your bridal look that is bound to mesmerise your onlookers.

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Moreover, there are limitless varieties of designs and make of diamond jewellery sets available in the markets. International star Priyanka Chopra chose to layer her gorgeous red lehenga with diamond and polki layered neckpieces for her Indian wedding ceremony. The resulting appearance was a sight to behold!

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Kundan Jewellery

Who isn’t mesmerised by the resplendent Jodha Begum from the Bollywood movie Jodha Akbar? As a bride, you would want to walk down that aisle in your bridal finery with grace and grandeur. For such similar Maharani feels, your bridal jewellery should belong to the same category.

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Therefore, a sought after South Indian bridal jewellery is Kundan and Polki jewellery sets. These opulent pieces of art are breathtaking with their intricate details and unbelievable makes. Be it jadau sets, chandbalis, or delicate meenakari designing set amidst diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and the like, this is an excellent choice as South Indian wedding jewellery. Above all, these northern stones would complement the southern attire beautifully!

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Note: Polki sets are made of uncut natural diamonds, whereas Kundan sets are made of glass stones. 

Floral Jewellery

Fresh flowers are a wonderful idea to add to your natural beauty. Consequently, floral jewellery is all the rave these days! In other words, as South Indian wedding jewellery, floral jewellery is a growing trend.

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Brides are choosing ornaments made of flowers to grace for their functions. If not for the wedding ceremony itself, floral jewellery is being loved for pre-wedding functions and ceremonies.

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Minimal Jewellery

There is an ongoing trend for the subtle and classy bride too. If you are the type who does not wish to indulge in the stunning displays of gorgeous South Indian bridal jewellery but prefer to keep it simply graceful, the trending bridal jewellery choice for you would be minimal jewellery.

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That is to say, choose an exotic neckpiece or a statement earring and maangtika to add to your bridal attire. Moreover, you would effortlessly make maximum impact with your minimal style.

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Heritage Jewellery

The ultimate trending bridal jewellery is the jewellery pieces handed down from generation to generation. Your grandmother’s gorgeous necklace for your wedding would be the most antique and alluring bridal jewellery ever worn in present times.

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Your South Indian bridal jewellery could not get any better than the heritage jewellery of your ancestors. In other words, if you are the lucky few to be handed down an exclusive piece of jewellery from your elders, grab them and adorn yourself! The minute detailing and excellent craftsmanship of yesteryears will give you a glimpse of the golden era gone by. Above all, it would be a treasured possession for you, forever.

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Further, a unique Kamar bandh, hair adorned with exquisite flowers or ornaments, a decorous maangtika, matching bangles, rings, armlets, nose ring, anklets, and toe rings, are further aspects to add elegance to your bridal appearance. Most importantly, do not forget to wear that precious smile of yours. After all, happy brides are the prettiest!

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It is fun to finalise your wedding attire and jewellery, but there are so many more aspects of a wedding planning that one has to look after. If you wish to focus on the enjoyable parts, you should trust BigFDay to take care of all the other details regarding planning a beautiful wedding. BigFDay is an event planner based in Chennai with experience in planning wonderful celebrations and creating lasting memories for their clients.

About the Author

I am a lawyer by qualification and a writer by passion. I enjoy good humour, good books and good sarcasm!


Nikita Kejriwal

I am a lawyer by qualification and a writer by passion. I enjoy good humour, good books and good sarcasm!

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