Apart from bangles, maang tikka, earrings, and necklace, Payal (traditionally called as Pajeb) is yet another important and unmissable adornment for most Indian brides. These quaint foot ornaments hold significant traditional value and are a key part of the quintessential 16 adornments (Solah Shringar). Besides the traditional essence, these foot jewellery pieces amp up the mehendi-laden feet of the bride like nothing else. In fact, Bridal Payal or anklets inject that old-world charm to the wedding day outfit that enhances the overall look by manifolds.
Brides can choose their wedding day Payal with intricate meenakari work or the ones embellished with jewels and gobs of ghunghroos - there is a vast variety of mesmerizing Payal designs for brides. So, to make your jewellery shopping easier, here we bring you some of the most beautiful bridal Payal designs we spotted off late. After all, it is always better to have a basic know-how of trending designs so that you make a chic and modish choice.
One of the most trending Payal designs on Instagram, this anklet is traditional and so stylish at the same time.
For the brides who like to keep it modish, this Payal or Pajeb is a perfect choice.
This statement Payal celebrates the wedding finery with motifs of elephants, palanquin, bride, and groom. The tiny ghunghroos keep the chiming sound alive.
There is nothing as 'too much bling' for an Indian bride!
Traditionality has its own charm and this oh-so-gorgeous oxidized pair with dainty coloured-stones is a proof!
Isn't this Payal a perfect assemblage of floral and Gota jewellery?
A simple yet elegant Golden Payal with dainty pearls etched to perfection.
These mirror-work anklets are so contemporary and will surely win you maximum compliments!
Level up your mehendi look with these beautiful floral anklets! The 3-D roses, tiny ghunghroos, and pretty pearls make it one drool-worthy masterpiece!
This traditional gold Payal design is sheer elegance!
Who doesn't love the quintessential chiming sound of Payal?
A Payal design that strikes a perfect balance between antique and modern.
For the ones who wanna stay true to traditional designs, this golden South-Indian style Payal with broad Patti is a great option.
Yet another viral anklet design on the Internet! *Perfect accessory for mehendi ceremony*
A designer pearl-stringed Payal with suspended stonework and pearl droppings
A traditional golden Payal design for brides with detailed work
This two-layered Kundan Payal with coloured gems is so unusual!
A minimal Payal design with Kundan embellishments *So elegant*
Gold anklets adorned with little pearls and stones to add the right amount of charm to your mehendi-laden feet.