Bridal Jewellery Trends: Different styles of Necklaces that will make you go Wow!

Thinking of buying your bridal jewellery but don’t know what to look for?? We bring you the basics of trending bridal necklace styles to start with.. look, save & go shop!

Your bridal jewellery, especially your necklace, is a quintessential part of your dream look. Make sure you check out all these trending styles before you buy!

Bridal Jewellery essential – The Quintessential Choker!

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Evergreen

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A choker adds elegance to any outfit with which it is coupled. From high-collared blouses to ones with deeper cuts – a choker is a piece of jewellery that you can pull off with numerous necklines. Wear a single neckpiece, or couple a smaller choker around your neck along with slightly bigger haar to create a regal look.

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Sooo Pwetty

Picture Courtesy: Divine Mantra

We love how this bride has fused a rustic silver choker with her pastel ensemble, creating a vibe that is chic as well as elegant. You can go for smaller chokers like these with more traditional necklines.

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Glory in Green

Picture Courtesy: Sabyasachi Mukherjee

When you choose to wear a high-collared blouse, the choice of necklace becomes slightly restricted. But, is the queen ever wrong? Even though we adore all of Deepika’s wedding looks, this green beauty among her bridal jewellery is one of our favorites and we love how she aces the look with a stunning wide band choker!

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Drool-worthy

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Opting for a trendy blouse? Look how a hatke bib style choker is a clear winner!

The Panchlada or Satlada Haar

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Layered

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Whether you want to add detail to an already set ensemble or jazz up a simple silk blouse – a multilayered haar type necklace is a perfect choice. Named so because of the number of strings – five or seven, a Panchlada or Satlada haar adds tonnes of grace to your look. With layered necklaces, remember that less is more. Going for a seven-layered piece? Keep your blouse on the simpler side to let the haar shine through.

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Pearl Beauty

Picture Courtesy: Camera Waale Baraati

Wearing a south-silk sari for your wedding day? You’ll love how this bride has paired a pretty pearl Satlada necklace with her silk sari for a timeless finish.

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Have a Dekko

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Bright colors or pastels, no matter what your style – your pearly satlada necklace goes perfectly with almost every color on the palette.

Kundan All the Way

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Kundan Louvee

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Generally made by setting uncut or semi-polished diamonds onto a gold base, Kundan jewellery is often the most popular bridal jewellery among Indian brides.

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Stunner

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Wearing a lehenga with heavy detailing? Pair it with an abstract kundan necklace like this bride right here.

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Double Beauty

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When wearing heavy kundan necklaces like this bride, opt for plunging necklines or V or paan shaped necklines for the best effects.

Nothing as timeless as Meenakari jewelry

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Pretty in Pastels

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When it comes to jewelry, no Cartier or Tiffany’s can beat the art and skill of traditional Indian jewellers and Meenakari jewelry is one such craft. Associated with the royal ladies of Rajasthan, a meenakari set is one that every bride must have! Move over traditional colours, you can even match your neon lehenga with pastel meenakari jewellery to create a perfectly classy look.

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Simply Stunning

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Going the floral-pastel way? A perky coloured Meenakari necklace is just what you need to get those compliments pouring in.

The Maharani Haar

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Royalty at its Best

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True to its name, the Maharani Haar has only one job – to make you feel like an empress. If your budget allows, it’s the obvious choice for your wedding day. Drooping a little low beyond your neckline, it is often set with kundan and colored stones like emeralds and lots of pearls. You can pair it with a smaller piece worn close to the neck to complete the maharani look.

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Oh-so-gorgeous

Picture Courtesy: Rohan Shrestha

If you can invest in a maharani haar, you need not necessarily be an Ambani to shine on your wedding day 😉

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Charming

Picture Courtesy: Dipak Studios Wedding Photography

Whether you choose an elaborate piece or go for smaller ones – you can’t go wrong with this style.

The Navratan Haar

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Colour Crazy

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Nav-ratan – means nine stones, and the Navratan Haar made of different multi-colored stones is always a good investment as it matches outfits of any colour!

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All Colors Together

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Let your Navratan haar be the show stopper of the night. Although it matches with any base color, our personal favorites are pastel shades like pink, fuchsia or basic ones like white, gold or nude.

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Beautifully Studded

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The best part? Navratan haars complement western outfits equally well. From lacy evening gowns in shades of fawn to daytime destination wedding wear – you can depend on these to bring out your best.

Delicate Diamonds

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Dainty Diamonds

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Those diamonds might look delicate, but they are the hardest substance on earth. A lot like us girls 😉 And that, ladies, is reason 101 for why you should invest in a diamond necklace at your wedding. The other hundred reasons? Look inside your heart! To keep it simple, do nothing more than two strings of diamonds around your neck, and you’re good to go. If you’ve chosen kundan or gold for your wedding day, keep diamonds for functions like cocktail or reception.

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Bling Bling

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Note how this bride has chosen to keep her neckline simple to draw all the attention to that fabulous diamond neckpiece.

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Guttapusalu

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Traditional

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Love traditional South-Indian jewellery? Then a Guttapusalu necklace is one that you must add to your collection. A South-Indian variant of the Maharani Haar, the Guttapusalu necklace has been a favorite among south Indian brides since time immemorial.

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Glittery

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Made in gold with or without a touch of pearl, Guttapusalu necklaces are a total hit when paired with traditional silk or Kanjeevaram sarees. From Hema Malini to Shilpa Shetty, they’ve all flaunted this style with absolute grace.

The Bib style necklace!

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Hitch Up in Style

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A “Bib” style necklace – named so because its structure resembles that of a baby’s bib, is one that is generally straight along the neck and ends in an inverted triangle formation towards the bottom. A bib style necklace is an excellent way to fill up your neck when you’re wearing a deep cut neckline – whether it’s a blouse or an off-shoulder gown.

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Breathtaking

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Bib style necklaces are also highly versatile. See how this bride has paired it with a bigger haar to create her own style.

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Super Elegant

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Polki

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Prettiness Personified

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Big, bold and beautiful – Polki jewelry is as timeless as it gets! We suggest investing in a piece that you can wear not just with a lehenga or a sari – but even with an evening gown, and you’ll thank us later 🙂 For brides wearing deeper and more daring necklines, we recommend Polki necklaces in parts of two – a smaller choker around the neck, and a second, longer layer to add oomph.

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Traditional yet Trendy

Picture Courtesy: Nizanta Jewelry

At the end of the day, what matters the most is that YOU love the jewellery that you are wearing. So ladies, take your time, browse browse and browse more, till you find the neck piece that makes you want to say “I Do”!

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