Tanishq - Wedding Bridal Jewelry from Around India

April 19, 2013 - by Preeti

Tanishq, the high fashion jewelry house, is never short of beauty and glory for brides in all of India.

To pay homage to the myriad of communities and groups across India, Tanishq created a special wedding collection for each of the largest communities. From the north with Bihar, Bengal, Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat to the coast of Maharastra and the south with Tamil Nadu, Kannada, and Telugu, brides across India could never be more beautiful.

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Maharashtrian Bride

A Maharashtrian bride in traditional gold jewelry, pearl forehead accessory and ambi nath.

The Maharashtrian Lagan (wedding) reflects the state's vibrant and playful culture. The region has a long coastline, and the locals have formed a strong attachment to pearls.

The nath, introduced to the Indian culture by the Mughals, traces its origin to the Middle East and has become an emblem of marital blessedness. In the north and west, brides wear a round gold ring while, traditionally, Maharashtrian brides choose a pearl and colored stone, ambi (paisley) shaped nath.

The company has contemporary versions of the nath and the mundavalya (strings of pearls or flowers worn on the forehead), made from gold beads, diamonds and precious stones and pearls.

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Taking a moment to enjoy the beauty of mehndi.

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Gujarati Bride

A Gujarati bride in stunning Tanishq necklaces, earrings, naths, rings, bangles, bracelets and more in gold, diamonds, kundan, polki and precious stones.

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Wearing a navrathran haar, an auspicious necklace made of nine stones.

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Crafted from handmade gold, uncut diamonds, rubies and pearls, Tanishq's kundan polki necklaces are divine.

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Punjabi Bride

The Amritsari Jadau necklace with rubies, emeralds and pearls encrusted in gold sheets. It is a spectacular necklace created from the age old tradition of metallurgy where gold is scooped out to hold precious stones. The existing metal is then raised to create prongs which hold the stones in place.

This technique created a delightful illusion that the stones are not set in the metal but are a part of it. Karigars work, sometimes for over four continuous weeks, to create a single piece of jewelry.

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The Punjabi bride at her sangeet wearing the Amritsari Jadau.

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Along with earrings and tikka, this majestic pacchi work polki necklace is a floral ensemble of white kundan stones around a marquise center, ending in garnet cabochon drops.

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Wearing layers of beautiful kundan and polki necklaces in uncut diamonds and rubies.

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Exquisitely carved kangan are crafted from as many material as there are techniques. Gold, diamonds, kundan, rubies, emerald, enamel, all take on a multitude of forms.

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South Indian Brides

A Telugu bride range of necklaces, bangles, papyri billas, jhumkis, vaddanams and hair embellishments which are finely detailed in traditional patterns of gold and diamonds to match up to the occasion.

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A South Indian bride with Shringarpatti, Mangamalai, lotus necklace, Vanki and other gold jewels.

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Tanishq Mangamalai, with ruby studded gold mangoes, strung together symbolizing abundance.

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Vanki by Tanishq, the traditional armlet lined with small rubies and pearls with artistic depictions of gods, flora and fauna in the famous Nakashi style.

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An exquisite lotus necklace in gold by Tanishq with diamonds, rubies, emeralds and pearls.

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A Kannada Bride.

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The extraordinary Tanishq Nakashi gold necklace, where Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are honored in an antique gold finish as an auspicious reminder of marital harmony.

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The multiple petals of the sacred lotus forming a necklace with engraved gold sheet work, dotted by precious Emeralds in kundan setting.

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North Indian Brides

A Marwadi bride looking graceful in a kundan necklace, emerald rani haar, earrings, rings, borla (head accessories), naths (nose ring), chudis and kangans (bangles).

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A Bihari Bride pays hommage to the simplicity of the earthy roots in which the state takes pride. Tanishq's intricate gold jewelery will appeal to bride's love for plain, earthly gold in necklace patterns that can easily be layered. She also wears several rows of broad gold bangles.

Collection of broad, gold bangles.

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A Bengali bride with traditional gold jewelery of sita haars, maan taashas, sankha polas, and tikkas. She wears a wire-framed gold nath and multiple gold bangles interspersed with red glass bangles.

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