Ain't she beautiful and looking like a true Indian Rajkumari here?.I think the Rajkumaris of India, especially the Mughal era were one of the most beautiful and regal princesses of their times. And I think that they were so lucky too because they got to wear beautiful perfect jewelries. Though I am living in India, I come from a different part of the country and know little about traditional Indian jewelries and what I've seen and know are mostly from Bollywood movies and fashion magazines. And coming back to the costume of Aishwarya in Jodhaa Akbar, she wore a magnificent set of jewelries which I got to know later were called Polki Jewelry or Kundan Jewlery. Did a little research and found some tidbits about Polki jewelry.
- Polki Jewelry are extremely intricate and made by highly skilled craftsmen and dates back to the Mughal Era. They represent the rich heritage and grandeur of India and are very royal and elite class of jewelry sets found today. They are perfect for Indian brides who want to look traditional and regal on their wedding day.
- Polki jewellery is made of unfinished natural diamonds. Polki is essentially an uncut diamond that is mined from the earth in a natural way without any enhancement or lab creation. Polki is always in great demand and highly valued because of its natural form. It has a shiny texture and one of the most expensive type of jewelry in the market. Like how diamonds are priced, every piece of Polki is priced according to its carat, cut, clarity and colour. However, the beauty and timeless appeal of Polki jewelry makes the investment worth it.
I therefore consider them the Perfect choice of jewelry for a grand Indian wedding and now where can you find them in India? Hyderabad and Jaipur are famous for their traditional jewelries but now jewelers from big cities and metros are also experts in this kind of jewelry design and you can visit any reputable store and indulge in their rich collections. So, no worries in that front.
Now, some suggestions for wedding day Polki jewelry :On your choice for wedding day, you can opt for a heavy choker or elaborate neck piece in Polki. However, if you don’t want something very traditional and heavy, you can wear large chandelier shaped earrings or a beautiful dainty maang-tika or even a gorgeous stand alone statement piece like a bracelet. Chandbalis in Polki was the hottest jewellery trend of 2014.
Polki jewelry is a class of elite jewelry and will be the top choice for any Indian wedding. The style stays regal, royal, majestic and grandiose and it is the perfect jewelry for the beautiful Indian bride.