Bridal Jewellery – Different sets and How to Choose

Jewellery is one of the main ingredients for a wedding. The bride and family are always confused on choosing proper ornaments for her big day. The following article will help you to get an idea on Bridal Jewellery selection.


Jewellery makes up for a major portion of wedding investment for a family. When a big amount of
money is spent on jewellery that would end most likely up as an heirloom, it is usual that the bride
and the family spend a large amount of time to choose the jewellery sets that suit the moods of the
different functions that are held before and after the wedding day. We have attempted to provide
an essential guide that will help you choose the jewellery sets with ease.

Selection of Wedding Jewellery

Selecting wedding jewellery is a daunting task as you have to pick from many designs and different
price ranges. The bride wears jewellery that catches the eyes of the onlookers. You can probably pick
from these sets.

  1. Kundan Gold Jewellery

  2. Kundan literally translates to refined gold. This type of jewellery has flowed down from the Mughal
    era to the users of today. This type of jewellery is popular in parts of Delhi and Rajasthan. The
    jewellery flaunts elaborate designs in stones which are held together in gold. This jewellery is chunky
    and decorated with precious stones such as rubies emeralds and sapphires.

  3. Polki Gold Jewellery

  4. Polki jewellery is very much similar to Kundan. However, it is more expensive than Kundan because
    Polki is all about setting uncut diamonds using traditional jewellery patterns. Polki jewellery is about
    courting the unconventional. The jewellery comes in vivid colour combinations. This jewellery emits
    the raw shine and radiance of the uncut diamonds and is brilliant enough to be worn on the wedding
    day. The distinguishing feature of Polki jewellery is that it features only uncut diamonds.

  5. Meenakari Gold Jewellery

  6. Meenakari jewellery is unique in that metal surfaces are enamelled with differently flowing natural
    motifs such as flowers, peacocks, leaves, etc. This is a typical Rajasthani craftwork. This style is
    originally from Persia and as invented by the Iranians. Later it was brought to India. This jewellery
    sports many colours in vibrant hues. This type of jewellery can be used on the day of the Mehendi
    ceremony. The best Meenakari jewellery is found in Kashmir, Jaipur and Lucknow. In Lucknow,
    Meenakari jewellers are seen to prefer using blue and green colours on silver jewellery.

  7. Jadau Gold Jewellery

  8. The literal meaning of jadau is 'engraved'. Though this type of jewellery had its origins in the Indi
    Gangetic plains, this style has been perfected in the Rajasthani city of Bikaner. This jewellery was
    extensively used in the Mughal era.
    The Jadau jewellery making process is very intricate and requires talented craftsmen. The basic
    design of the jewellery piece is first moulded in gold and the stones are engraved into desired
    shapes. These jewellery pieces are then placed into the engravings and then are sealed with pure
    gold foil into the base also made of gold. The stones are afterwards covered with enamel. The best
    Jadau jewellery can be obtained from Jaipur or Ahmedabad. Jadau jewellery is a blend of the three
    types: Kundan, Polki and Jadau itself. The prices are high and cost a few lakhs for the jewellery

  9. Traditional Gold Jewellery

  10. Gold Jewellery is most popular in the southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The Keralites love
    for gold is a fact known all over the world. Gold is an integral part of every celebration in Kerala and
    the wedding is no exception. Keralite brides wear exquisite old jewellery item including the
    kaasumala, which consists of gold coins strung together as a necklace, usually containing the image
    of Goddess Lakshmi. The karimani mala consists of black and gold beads strung together. The gold
    kolusu is worn on the ankles and pathakam is a traditional gold pendant. Valas (bangles) of different
    designs and jimikki (earrings) are also must-haves for a bride. All the designs are intricately carved
    /moulded in gold.

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