Mangalsutra is the jewellery that is worn by Indian women as a sign of their marital status. Not just traditional mangalsutra but there are also other things (like sindoor, bangles and ring) that signify the same. On the wedding day, the groom ties the mangalsutra on the bride’s neck along with other rituals that happen on the same day.Tieing the mangalsutra is considered as one of the most important traditional spects of getting married.
Mangalsutra is just like any other necklace with a chain and a design at the centre. The necessary part of a mangalsutra is the black beaded chain that is said to have divine powers that protect the couple from bad elements. The design at the centre can be a simple gold or diamond design. A mangalsutra without the black beaded chain is just a pendant.
Mangalsutra, nowadays are looked at like just another jewellery that can be styled according to one’s style and preference. Nowadays, designer gold mangalsutra has become quite famous. Gold being the main metal in which the design is crafted is a well-known metal that’s loved the most in every household. The designer gold mangalsutra options are also available only in gold because the metal surely does look quite stunning without being studded with any gemstone. Other varieties of gold include the most commonly found shades i.e. Yellow Gold, White Gold and Rose Gold.
Not much of a gold lover? Get it studded with diamonds to suit your needs. These diamond mangalsutra goes beautifully with both Indian as well as western formal outfits. Besides, there are also heavy designs that are studded with diamonds that can be classified under ethnic as well as modern. You can also choose to go with gemstone studded mangalsutra pendants.
One of the most common types of designer gold mangalsutra is a single solitaire that hangs from the chain. The solitaire can be a clear sparkling piece of diamond or a coloured precious stone… whatever you wish for. Many celebrities who have got married in recent years have those such kind of fancy mangalsutra to go with.
Some designer gold mangalsutra designs are also quite bulky and can pose as lone neck jewellery for parties and events likewise.
Alternatively, if you really liked the design of a pendant and wished you could turn it into a mangalsutra, here’s what you can do. First and foremost, check if the design has a single loop or double loop. Once confirmed, you can find a suitable black beaded chain to go with your pendant to make the mangalsutra you always desired.
If you’re about to get married and are looking for a traditional mangalsutra or designer gold mangalsutra, you can be super relaxed about the pricing. They start as low as Rs. 10,000, yet are as fancy as ever. You can also shop for a bunch of different design in this price point and keep swapping them from day to day to add something fresh to your accessories.