Temple Jewellery On Your Radar This Wedding Season? These Labels Have Curated Pieces To Pick From


Initially the preserve of South Indian brides, temple jewellery has slowly gained popularity and found its place in mainstream jewellery choices. The term refers to the old metal offerings that were sent to South Indian temples, where devotees and temple dancers fashioned ornamental duplicates of the goddesses and other deities.

Authentic temple jewellery is usually crafted from 22-karat gold and boasts of figurine-like depictions of gods and goddesses with some added shine, precious gemstones like pearls, emeralds, and rubies. Iconography of Goddess Lakshmi is a widely spotted motif, as it is said to bring good fortune and prosperity to the newlyweds. Now whether you’re getting hitched or assuming the duty of a bridesmaid, peruse through our list of brands to make your pick.

Dhora India

This choker-like chunky creation possesses an olden charm and features cultured pearls and green chalcedony, all expertly made from high-grade brass. A classic addition to your jewellery trousseau, for sure.

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This 22-karat gold necklace, inspired by the step-wells of the Rudreswara Temple, is a masterclass in blending tradition and contemporary elegance. I mean, imagine owning a miniature of sorts, of an architectural marvel – a wearable one, nonetheless. The commitment of the kaarigars is evident in the meticulous research and execution on this one.

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Apala By Sumit

Encapsulating the old Hindu legend of Goddess Lakshmi appearing as Samudra Manthan, perched atop a lotus at the eve of Dhanteras, the elements of this tasteful piece are said to impart wealth, prosperity, happiness, and good fortune to the wearer.

Shop at HKV, Delhi and Galleria, Gurgaon.

Tribe Amarapali

The renowned Thanjavur style of South India’s temple architecture and classic paintings serves as the inspiration for this unique gold-plated silver design. Lord Ganesha adorns the centrally placed, rhombus shaped plate and the lightweight design makes it an ideal for those looking for something relatively fuss-free and easy to style.

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Body jewellery is an equally important aspect of the bridal trousseau here in India, and this ornate waistband is the ideal finishing touch. It is handcrafted with an antique gold shine and has a detailed Laxmi pattern with floral and ivy decorations in the centre.

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Khanna Jewellers

Temple jewellery is know for its quiet intricacy. Some designs that incorporate elements subtly are for the discerning crowd, for those who appreciate the minor details and this set of earrings by Khanna Jewellers ranks high on that pedestal.

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Mahesh Notandass

Try the temple jewellery trend with these gorgeous 22 karat gold jhumkas with red semi-precious stones. Pair it with your trusted silks or khara dupattas and spruce up your ensemble.

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P. P. Jewellers

Nothing like a striking maangtika for those who love going the extra mile. It’s minimal and uncomplicated, ideal for a wedding attendee or as a gift to those getting hitched in the coming months.

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Also Read: Pre Loved Indian Bridal Wear Options To Check Out This Wedding Season

- Digital Fashion Writer


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