Formerly used to adorn the idols of gods and goddesses and later found in the chests of royal families, Temple Jewellery has always been an indispensable part of a South Indian bride's wedding day look. Owing to its alluring appeal, it has also paved its way to a lot of other brides' bridal trousseaus.
Temple jewellery pieces are available in a myriad of designs and motifs like that of Lord Shiva, goddess Lakshmi, swans, lotus flowers, crocodiles and various royal figures. They are traditionally handcrafted in pure gold and other metals encrusted with precious and semi-precious gemstones like emeralds, diamonds, rubies, and pearls.
Whether it is an accessory as small as a ring with motifs of Indian deities, chunky coin necklaces or fancy jhumkas, brides are teaming these exquisite jewellery pieces with their bridal attires tirelessly. And so should you! Which is why we've created a quick guide on handmade temple jewellery ornaments you can add to your D-day look. Scroll down and let the bookmarking begin!
~An exquisite temple jewellery choker paired with a matching princess necklace.
~A traditional Gottapusalu and motif necklace set.
~A statement temple jewellery necklace adorned with lord Ganesha motifs and delicate pearl embellishments.
~An incredible beaded necklace with a heavy pendant featuring motifs of Goddess Lakshmi and peacocks.
~The new-age temple jewellery necklace bejeweled with pearls and kundan.
~An offbeat temple jewellery necklace with pretty jhumki adornments.
~An antique multi-layered necklace embedded with rubies.
~A royal statement piece with an oversized peacock motif pendant.
~An all gold classic necklace with ghungroo details.
~A detailed Kasulaperu finished with kemp stones and uncut diamonds.
~Stunning gold Jhumkas with intricate motifs.
~Lotus motif earrings with glam pearl droppings.
~Temple peacock earrings with chain hangings.
~A scintillating pair of divine laxmi earrings with leaflet polkis.
~A stylish coin kamarbandh with elaborate details and pretty pearls.
~A dainty and unique kamarbandh design with peacock motifs.
~An authentic temple jewellery kamarbandh with hanging chain deatiling.
~An unusual gold waist belt with motifs of Goddess Lakshmi.
~A beautiful pair of gold bangles with fancy engravings.
~Intricately handcrafted gold bangles in edgy shapes.
~An ethereal gold bangle set with multi-dimensional patterns.
~An elaborate hand cuff set with pearl deatils on one.
~A gold broad bangle with traditional motifs.
~A Peacock motif bangle outlines with semi-precious stones.
~An oh-so-gorgeous multi-layered thalaisaman (headpiece).
~An alluring mathapatti with swan motif chains.
~A breathtaking jada design with intricate laxmi motifs.
~An all-decked up jada design.
~A delicate Jada design with pearl adornments.
~A unique zig-zag patterened jada for braided hairstyles.
~A fancy bajubandh with Lord krishna motif in the centre and precious stone outlining.
~A basic golden bajubandh adorned with elegant motifs and colourful gemstones.
~A gilded bird handcrafted ring beautifully set with lush white polkis.
~A royal mor ring and a garden of peacock ring.