Wedding is an occasion marked by customary appeal and the celebration fervour. It defines the new start for the couple which can derive the impulses from the occasion and icons of it. Of all the icons of a wedding ceremony, the bridal costumes and jewellery as also the groom’s attires are no less than distinguished attractions. The guests talk about these and offer the greetings to the bearers – the bride and the groom! The most notable element of these attractions is the customary value that is signified in a manifested manner. This aspect is more evident in the Indian context where the affinities with the age old customs and traditions are high enough. While adoring these traditions, the cultures here have also assimilated the modern genre concepts in the bridal jewellery and costumes.
Bridal jewellery includes the customary components and which are designed and presented as the bulkier offerings. The objective is to make the bride feel and look special and offer a sense of exclusivity for her. Thus all the jewellery is worked with finer dedication so as improve its characteristics and dimensions. This makes up a new class called as the bridal jewellery. The neck wear and bangles form the core of such jewellery for the bride. The necklaces have been there since the earliest times and are cherished as the must ornaments by every bride. Now some more adorable innovations have come up and serving well to satisfy the demands of the brides. The bridal choker sets are one such derivation and offer the fine elegance to the lady preparing as the bride. Moreover, these chokers are being offered in the exotic pearls and diamonds and offer to generate fine and attractive appeal.
Apart from the necklaces and chokers, the bangles are yet other intrinsic item of adoration. The Indian cultures place great significance on the bangles, especially for the ‘suhaagan’! The glass bangles in red are considered auspicious and none of the bride could ever miss these. These glass bangles are complemented with the ornamental kangans or the karas. These are made in gold that can be studded with the diamonds, rubies & emeralds, cubic zirconia or lac. The combination of these bangles generates the fulsome charm for the bride. The neckwear and bangles being the must bridal ornaments, there are other bridal specialties also that offer to generate wholesomeness to her charm. The ‘maang tika’ is one such specialty that decorates the temple of the bride and generates head adoration for her. The iconic ‘chapka’ or the head gear is another such specialty!
The bridal earrings and nose rings
The bridal earrings are the enhanced concepts and carry the bulk so as to offer a sense of exclusivity for the bride. The brides hugely rally after the ‘jhumkas’ or ‘jhumka balas’ that generate the fine ornamental appeal! Nose pins also are more elegant in the form of bigger rings that are attached many a time to the chapka through a gold ornamental chain. These bridal gold ornaments work in an appealing manner to beautify the bride in a complete manner!