Bridal Jewellery Trends for the Modern Indian Bride - Sonam Kapoor - The Maharani Diaries

It’s that time of the year maharanis! Wedding season is once again creeping up on us, which means it’s time to get shopping! For most Indian brides to be though, the common dilemma is where to begin with your bridal jewellery shopping? It’s quite easy to get caught up on the plethora of options available these days and when it comes down to decision-making, you’re left so overwhelmed that you end up with jewellery that you will never ever wear again.

Indian bridal jewellery contributes to your entire look on your wedding day. It captures the essence of the culture. Whether it’s north or south Indian, traditional or contemporary, bridal jewellery has the power to make any Indian bride feel like a princess on the most important day of her life.

This wedding season, the modern Indian bride is rediscovering her tradition. At India International Jewellery Week, jewellery designers showcased exquisite and breathtaking bridal jewellery collections with most marrying the old-world styles with Indo-Western contemporary design aesthetics. So, we’re taking inspiration from this show and highlighting key trends that will shape your bridal trousseau this year. We will also pinpoint some popular brands to watch out for to make your wedding jewellery shopping just that little bit easier.

Bridal Jewellery Trends for the Modern Indian Bride - Juhi Chawla - The Maharani Diaries

Ornamental Gold

Gold is a symbol of purity, opulence, class or prosperity. The fascination with gold combined with Indian weddings will never grow old.

Tanishq is a brand that has become synonymous with high-level craftsmanship, purity, bespoke designs and overall exceptional quality. The Divyam collection is heritage focused, comprised of intricate heirloom pieces created from 22-carat gold and precious gemstones. Inspired by the temples of India, this exquisitely crafted ethnic-contemporary collection is incredibly versatile and so elegant; it will complement modern or traditional bridal wear.

Bridal Jewellery Trends for the Modern Indian Bride - Juhi Chawla - The Maharani Diaries

On opening day of IIJW, Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla channeled an ethnic glam look for Tanishq. Dressed in a maroon and black lehenga choli, Juhi looked stunning bedecked in a magnificent layered temple bridal necklace set, maang tikka and gold rings. The choker was a particular stand out featuring cut diamonds and gemstones.

Tanishq’s regal bridal jewellery collections feature ornate jhumkis in various shapes and sizes, classic rani haar necklaces, chokers, statement bangles and rings.