Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Price of gold is raising every days. But we Indians are crazy about jewelry. The answer is 1 gm gold plated sets. Not expensive and at the same time these traditional ornaments retain the authentic look and feel. Bangles, kada, necklace sets, earrings, choker...name it and you got it in gold plate.
For weddings in India, party, temple visits..these ornaments are safe and do not tarnish. Especially the traditional malas, jhumkas, chokers, kadas are truly eye catching.
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Saturday, June 11, 2011
Peacock has always fascinated many Indian designers.Every colour of the bird is a metaphor.
Like the peacock neck (mayil kalluthu) in South India is means the distinct double blue shade.
Peacock eye is indicates the colours on the peacock feather. Each feather contains an eye and that colour combination is very distinct.
Bracelets, earrings, necklace sets, chokers, pendents. You name and the peacock can be depicted on it.
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Jewelry and brides are synonyms in India. The amount of jewelry a bride wears or let us say carries is astounding. And there are also simple bridal jewelry sets. But the most popular are bridal ornaments with stones, kudan sets and bridal jewelry with kemp stones. A standard Indian set for the bride is
1 Long Necklace
1 Short Necklace
1 Hip Chain (Waist Belt)
1 Head Set (with the sun and moon)
1 Earring set
1 Hair to Earring Chain
1 Hair Clip
2 Nose Studs
We can add much more to this collection. All these sets are available in our store
Saturday, April 16, 2011
The kemp hair jewelry is a very exclusive collection of South India. When worn by the bride it gives a truly ethnic Indian feel. These are also worn by the Bharatanatyam Kuchupudi dancers.
During festivals or important occasions young girls can be seen wearing them, to make sure all eyes are on them :-). To purchase them visit www.vadaamalar.com
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
These bridal designer mogul sets are in vogue today. Bollywood has taken a fancy to these sets and many Indian brides can be seen wearing them. They come studded with stones and beads.
Although traditions have changed over the thousands of years since the beginning of Indian culture, jewelry remains an integral part of religious, regional, and social life.
Kundan jewellery received great patronage during the Mughal era and the most beautiful pieces were created in those times.
Lately designers have started using uncut diamonds/ colored glass or crystals as embellishments in sarees, lehengas and accessories like handbags and shoes. This is called as it involves embroidery with stones set in metal surround and looks similar to Kundan jewellery.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Traditional Kerala jewelry consist of kasu mala, palakka mala, ela mala, manga mala, Mullamottu maala, Poothaali, Ashta Laxmi, etc. Matching bangles and earrings are popular now days. Cream coloured saree or mundu is worn by the women.
These Indian jewelry are made in pure gold, gold plated or imitation. For weddings, festivals and special occasions necklaces, malas and chains are mandatory to be worn on the saree. This kind of traditional jewelry of South India is mostly done in gold colour with red and green enamel.
The kaasu mala is small coins arranged in a necklace. Paalaka maali is made up of leaf like patterns. Similarly the manga mala is small mango shaped designs arranged together.
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Sunday, December 5, 2010
The chatter of bangles on a womens hand is the music for any Indian occasion. During wedding and festivals is heard even more loudly. They come in hundreds of colour. Now a days even in different shapes. Exact colour combination's to match the attire. From the tiny little hands of a kid to that of XXXL size hand , these bracelets are made to suit everyone. Bangles suit salwar kameez, lehenga choli and any traditional attire.
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