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August 26, 2016 , By BlabberCat

Jewellery: The Sawansukha bride

Jewellery: The Sawansukha bride

The seven Hindu vows illustrated with 7 jewellery trends to buy this wedding season. A rhetorical story of each jewellery piece representing the saat pheras from the girl’s perspective. This generation is inquisitive and rightfully prefer enriching their knowledge about the rituals they practise. So if you’re a soon-to-be bride, let’s go through what vows you’ll be taking and how these hand-selected jewellery pieces are recommended to start your new life with.

In the cover pic, the kangan is built from four angles, at different levels, and defines every bride’s state of mind. As her life is about to change she must fight the fear of unknown and build a concrete married life ahead from every angle. The bracelet is never flat and has pearl, emerald and polki in different levels; just like married life.

BlabberCat compiles a jewellery moodboard for Sawansukha Jewellers.

Dhanam dhanyam pade vadet

When the husband takes a vow to love and provide for his wife and children, she promises to take the responsibilities of the house and children.

If you cut a necklace right in between, the two halves are usually the same. But this conceptual necklace has two sides telling a different story but meeting at the centre with an emerald cabochon. Handcrafted the babus, the gold chain pattern on one side gives a very stylish and sophisticated look to the timeless diamond necklace.

Kutumburn rakshayishyammi sa aravindharam

When the husband promises to support his wife, she promises to support him as well.

This ring is inspired from a sunflower that always remains in the same beautiful form which makes the flower different from the rest. Inside the ring there’s a yellow line topped with white and faint black detailing too representing the sunflower’s intricacies.

Tava bhakti as vadedvachacha

The groom promises to be faithful to his wife and the wife promises the same.

A popular cocktail earring style this season with blue-green palate really in demand. Just like any relationship, the pattern of this earring is also built in steps. The whole enamel has been taken away the peacock, which is usually not the case because generally the big polki piece has the enamel right next it. There are three levels to the earrings since buyers are not looking for flat styles.

Lalayami cha pade vadet

The groom declares his good fortune on marrying his wife and in return the bride promises to always make him feel that way.

Pacheli is a very conventional bangle and one of those essential jewellery pieces every bride has to have. Those close to the traditions of Rajasthan acknowledge the significance of this beautiful bangle set. The protruding nature makes it a very stylish jewellery piece to mix and match with all kinds of outfits. It’s up to you to wear one piece or two, or even add another element in between like we did here. In-between we placed a stunning diamond bracelet with separate emerald pieces. Emerald is a soft stone, so it’s place beneath to be protected. Usually Pacheli is in a round format and round diamonds are used for it but in this piece Sawansukha tried marquees.

Arte arba sapade vadet

The groom prays for the well-being and happiness of his family and the bride promises to always have faith in him.

No other karigar can beat the Bikaneri karigar and thus this is the masterstroke Siddharthaa Sawansukha; Bikaner being his home ground. Beautiful combination of Rubies and South Sea pearls hanging around. A long haar is taking care of the whole drape which evens out the viewer’s attention from the cluster on the neck. The size of the polkis are 3-4 carat. A true wedding partner;  these two pieces, seemed made for each other, is inspired the garment style. There’s too much work that goes in the drape and suddenly the space is imbalanced at the bottom. This takes care off the posture of the lady automatically as very rarely the Sita haar doesn’t suit someone.

Yajne home shashthe vacho vadet

The groom and the bride pray for each other’s happiness.

A complete Chaand-baali based on full moon white and gold versatile earrings. Whatever you buy as a part of your wedding jewellery trousseau is what you WILL use all your life. So it’s prudent to opt for versatile pieces that you’ll be pairing with sarees for years to come at all the many weddings to follow. Statement earrings, diamond / gold kangans and cocktail rings are great to include in your wedding jewellery trousseau for this very reason.

Attramshe sakshino vadet pade

And with the last phera, they pray to be together forever.

By choosing timeless, classic pieces for your wedding jewellery, your jewellery trousseau can be passed down for generations to come. So, opt for classic styles like a gold temple-style necklace. Temple sets are an old art form that involves a lot of carvings (nakkashi) and comes from the days of kings and emperors. Saying that temple jewellery is trending might be incorrect as it was never out of fashion. Handcrafted with images of various deities is available mainly in gold and studded with various coloured gemstones.

*The jewellery is handcrafted in Calcutta

Photography: Harshika Tantia

MUA: Sujoy and Nabo

Venue Partner: The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel

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