Latest South Indian Jewellery Designs ( 148 photos )
When it comes to bridal jewellery, there are quite a few types that might pop up in our heads almost instantly, mostly like polki, jadau, kundan, meenakari and south Indian jewellery. South Indian wedding looks mostly consist of brides wearing authentic south Indian silk sarees such as kanjeevaram sarees accompanied by quite a hefty amount of elegant gold jewellery with divinity simply oozing out of them. And south Indian jewellery is the one that takes gold to a whole new level. Temple jewellery of south is very popular amongst the jewellery connoisseur and south Indian brides have always carried on with the tradition, but lately, the trend has started seeping into other Indian bridal looks as well. Temple jewellery is called so because of the design of its jewellery pieces resemble that of the sculptures from temples. They scream regalness in all ways possible and add a really authentic indigenous Indian vibe to the bride’s look.
You can browse through more than 130 ideas and photos related to south Indian jewellery in this section of our photo gallery and you are sure to find some really interesting and intriguing pieces you would want to grab immediately. There are even the latest new designs in temple jewellery on here so that you don’t miss out on anything which is in trend right now.
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Latest temple jewellery designs to get your hands on -
Guttapusalu - Guttapusalu is basically a necklace that is not entirely made of gold and has a fringe like bunches of pearls towards the outer part. It looks really pretty and is perfect for brides to want to stick to their roots but also don’t want to go overboard with their gold fantasies. Its origin lies in Andhra Pradesh and is really popular in south India. It sucks the monotone out of the jewellery because of its unconventional design for gold jewellery.it is often paired with heavier haram and long necklaces, which make it stand out even more.
Peacock motif haar - peacocks are one of the animals which are very popular in jewellery designs because the feather section and the bent neck posture looks really elegant when carved into gold or even embedded with precious gemstones. It is usually carved into gold in temple jewellery pieces with tidbits of other stones around it to enhance its beauty. And these look ethereal when accessorized with other just as elegant jewellery pieces.
Coin inspired pieces - this design is really popular in temple jewellery pieces and has been in trend since a very long time. They look like a string of gold coin and more elegant than what it must sound like. This design is really voguish for necklaces and kamarbandhs.
Jewellery with motifs of gods - temple jewellery would be simply incomplete without the mention of jewellery pieces with motifs of god engraved on them. It’s the very spirit of south Indian jewellery. Chunky pieces in this design look really royal.
To get a more precise idea about these and other temple jewellery designs, read our blog on 20+ temple jewellery designs.
Elements of South Indian jewellery pieces -
Maang tika - starting from the top, maang tikas are the absolute necessity of the south Indian jewellery pieces. And often, these are more of head gears than just plain maang tikas with usually pearl fringes on their outer corners. Like all the other jewellery pieces, these too are mostly made of gold.
Hair jewellery - this is one of the elements that is peculiar to South Indian bridal looks. Brides mainly braid their hair and have jewellery adorning their hair all through their length.
Earrings - gold jhumkas are quintessential of any south Indian bridal look. It adds volume to the whole look.
Nose studs - this is common to most of the Indian bridal looks.
Necklaces and haram - no bride can go bare with their neck and in south Indian bridal looks, necklaces are paid special attention and it’s made sure that it should look as heavy as possible.
Kamarbandhs or waistbands - very typical to south Indian bridal looks and looks best when worn with silk sarees.
Anklets - heavy gold and silver anklets finally complete and lock in the whole traditional south Indian bridal look.
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