Head to toe wedding jewellery


Indian traditional jewellery is maintaining its legacy from 5000 years in history. As the Mughal rule took place, the Hindu patterns and Muslim forms resulted in extraordinary accessories that are never seen. The handcrafted jewellery in India is as unique as the Indian civilization itself. The quality of Indian designers from the ancient to the modern age is incomparable. As the eras moved ahead so the art of creating ornaments with transparency and acumen is still growing to continue. The designs are the same but giving it a modern touch, makes it more beautiful

Significance of jewellery

Jewellery is a mark to bring positivity and luck. The main significance of jewellery to mark in a country is to give a gift and mark of auspiciousness. A valuable jewellery is a mark of great monetary value to the person as it signifies a larger asset value and is a personification of financial security. jewellery pieces and stones are just worn for adornment as the stones engrafted in it specify mystical qualities. Presently, Navaratna' or nine gems are worn to stay away from evil forces. Women are always up to the mark to present themselves in their elegant attires adding pairs of heavy jewellery made with precious stones and metals.

Head to toe wedding jewellery

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Significance of wearing bridal jewellery

The work of jewellery is to add extra compliment to what is already attractive. Wearing a piece of alluring jewellery always leaves a beautiful moment of the event wherever it is worn regardless of the persons age. A piece of fine jewellery is one that adds sparks to the person wearing and brings out the original character when styled with women mainly on her wedding day.

Wedding jewellery is always special, as it is different from any casual jewellery in the store. However, they are also culturally preserved for the brides by their mother or mother-in-law to give them on their most important day of life. The perks of wedding jewellery are that it highlights every feature of the bride's body. Anklets, hair, fingers, ears, neck, legs, hands; a bride is decorated by jewellery everywhere

Head to toe wedding jewellery

In this article, you will read in detail about head to toe jewellery that is worn by every bride from any region of India.

The details of this traditional Indian jewellery are as below:

Head jewellery

1. Maangtika

Maang Tikka is traditional Hindu-style headpiece that contains a metallic chain or strings attached with an attractive pendant at one end. It comes studded with precious or semi-precious stones having a hook on the other end. Maangtika when worn by Indian bride gives a royal look as they are artistically crafted

Matha Patti

Matha Patti is made up of decorated chains that cover the hair lines. A Matha Patti is also accompanied by Maang Tikka in the centre.Matha Patti comes in various forms in bridal wear from heavy to delicate


Jhoomar is a headpiece similar to Maangtika. It is made up of a semi-circular design of a crescent moon with diamonds or a mix of stones like rubies that is mounted with a golden hook.Jhoomar when worn by a Hindu or Muslim bride along with Maangtika or alone, adds an extra dcor to brides forehead

Hair jewellery

Jadanagam ( jada billalu /jada )

Jadanagam is the hair ornament worn by South Indian brides to decorate their hair braid. They are available in sun, moon, and flower or buds designs and are studded with rubies or diamonds. The whole braid of the bride is decorated with this long loop-like jewellery that is divided into silk tufts that are elongated by coated bells.Jadganam is worn by South brides as it symbolises brilliance and power if in shape of sun and symbolises calm and peace if in moon shape

Ear jewellery


Jhumkas are crafted earrings that are embellished with shiny jewels, dangling pearls, and extravagant gems


Balis are ring-shaped earrings that give a traditional look to any Indian outfit

Sahara Chain /champaswaralu

Sahara chain is a complimentary accessory to hefty Indian earrings that will be so beautiful along with Earrings there are always special as it are available in innumerable designs for bride. The bride whether in traditional or indo-western look can wear dazzling champaswaralu along with earrings that matches her look

Neck jewellery


Haar comprises a colossal lavish pendant that is attached to a decorated chain. It is a long necklace that is often worn by another necklace like a collar necklace, Galobandh or Gulbandh. South Indian brides usually wear it as its famous for seven string pearl Malas that is elongated with pendant. The brides of Vijayanagar and Thanjavur were famous for wearing Rani Haar


A choker is a close-fitting necklace worn around the neck, typically 14 inch to 16 inch in length. Chokers can be made of a variety of materials, including velvet, plastic, beads, latex, leather, metal, such as silver, gold, or platinum, etc. They can be adorned in a variety of ways, including with sequins, studs, or a pendant.

Necklace /Gulbandh

Gulbandh is also known as a necklace A necklace is an article of jewellery that is worn around the neck. Necklaces may have been one of the earliest types of adornment worn by humans.They often serve ceremonial, religious, magical, or funerary purposes and are also used as symbols of wealth and status, given that they are commonly made of precious metals and stones.

Nose jewellery

Nath/Nose Ring

Indian nose rings are designed upon different cultures in parts of the country. ShikarpuriNath is worn by north Indian- Punjabi. It is made of a big golden ring that is attached to a chain going to the hair. It is emblazoned with stones and gems or even sparklers.

Gujarati or Rajasthani wedding prefers simple Nathni while the Maharashtrian wears gucchedarNath that comes in interesting shapes decorated with jewels, rubies or pearls. The women of south Indian wear Nath which is shaped like a lotus or swan also known as mukkutti.

Brides look more beautiful in various Naths. Naths are mostly given by in-laws to the brides. In many communities nose piercing is compulsory ritual

Hand jewellery


Bangles are the most important piece of jewellery on any occasion. Bangles are round jewellery pieces that are crafted with costly metals such as gold, silver wood, glass or plastic. Bangles are available in varied forms for brides whether its choodas made up of glass or metals. Bridal bangles with name of bride and groom, kundan bangles, diamond bangles, silk thread bangles etc


Traditional Indian bangles generated from gold or silver and adorned with precious gems are known as Kadas/Kangan. These Kangans are available in Brass, Diamond or are designed as per jewellery set


Hathphool is preferably worn by Rajasthani women and is also known as Panchangala. It is a jewel that is encrusted with a bracelet that sets a chain that leads from wrist to finger. These Hathphool are made up of single or all the five fingers and decorated with floral motifs


Bajubandh or armlets are worn on arm and are laid with diamonds, rubies or emeralds on heavy metals which are made in the design of flora, fauna or lotus motif pendants relating to ancient figures


Vanki is an armlet worn by South Indian women and represents a V-shaped design. Vankis originated from old paintings and sculptures and prove that ancient people worshipped snakes or Naga.

Waist jewellery


Kamarbandh or belly belt is a festive ornament that is worn in special ceremonies and rituals. The traditional kamarband is made with heavy metals crafted with special designs.

Golden Oddiyanam is a South Indian waist belt that is admired by women around the world. It is encrusted with diamonds, rubies and jewels. The waist belt design consists of flowers, buds, leaves and nature that are tangled in perfect symmetry design

Kamarbandh are usually passed from generation to generation and are preserved by a girl parents for her wedding day

Feat jewellery


Anklets is the most famous jewellery . Anklets is made up of stones that are dropped down and covering their feet and giving a royal effect to the feet. Anklets are exclusive in many regions of the country and are named Payal, Paizeb, Sankla, Chanjar, Zanjiri, Golusu and Kaappu

Feet jewellery adds energy in the wearers body. While the bride wears, the tingling sound of payal make the brides anklets more beautiful.

Toe Ring

Toe rings are customised in silver and are worn on the fingers of the legs. They are available in countless myriad shapes that are adorned with floral ruby designs to single bands with diamonds attached to it

Toe Rings complete the whole head to toe jewellery of a bride. It is belief that from wearing bangles to toe jewellery a bride completes her Solah Shringar- All the 16 pieces of jewellery that a married woman wears for her husband.

Wrap Up

Jewellery adds glamour to whatever is worn. Indian jewellery is famous due to its crafting and traditional making. BhamaEmporio jewellery is specially customised in silver, imitation jewellery ,beads collection Whether it be your anklet or armlet Bhama Emporio designs and crafts wedding jewellery design by specialists.