Indian women always have obsession for gold, and South India tops the list. South Indian women are more obsessed by gold than the other parts of the country. Hence the South Indian brides are also seen adorning more jewelry for their weddings. While gold jewellery is always the first choice, diamonds and other jewellery trends are also tried by contemporary brides off late.
South Indian Jewellery
While jewellery trend always keeps changing, there are few jewellery that have never gone out of trend. The most popular South Indian jewellery include:
South Indian Bridal Jewellery
The top jewellery of the southern states of India has already been listed above. While the above mentioned jewellery is applicable to all southern states, particular states like Kerala is famous for Palakka Mala and Mullamottu Mala, Tamil Nadu for Kemp Jewellery, Karnataka for Kasu Mala and temple jewellery, Andra Pradesh for Pearl jewellery &Temple Jewellery.
Check out pics of few real time South Indian brides here!
South Indian Brides (South Indian Actresses) on their wedding day
Popular South Indian actress Bhavana (original name Karthika Menon) can be seen wearing antique temple jewellery, which consists of a choker and long temple haram, huge temple earrings which in chandbali style and antique gold and ruby matha patti for her wedding.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is another popular name of the South Industry. Though her marriage dint stay for long, the popular actress had chosen traditional Mango Mala and Kemp earrings with matching matha patti.
Kannada superstar Yash, who married Radhika Pandit, who is another established Kannada actress also chose traditional Konkani jewellery like Coral necklace for her wedding along with temple jewellery, antique lakshmi jhumkas for her wedding.
Yet another South Indian actress Namitha also chose to wear the traditional temple jewellery which included the maang tikka, big sized jhumkas, peacock motif temple necklace with huge temple pendant and a temple waist belt.
While most of the South Indian brides chose the traditional South Indian jewellery, there are few contemporary brides who go the North style and choose polki, kundan, pastel jewellery and even diamond jewellery for their big day. Well, its all about one’s choice we must say!
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