Hyderabadi Bridal Wedding Jewelry

Traditional Hyderabadi Bridal Jewelry is inspired from the Nizams Jewelry Collection which is world famous for its richness and style. It is mainly made of pearls,uncut diamonds and precious gemstones.The gemstones used are sourced from several locations around the world Rubies from Myanmar (Burma),Emerald from Colombia,Pearls from  Gulf of Mannar, between India and Sri Lanka,Blue Sapphire from Palk Straits,Sri Lanka and Diamonds from Golconda mines of  Deccan Plateau,India. Gold is used only in small amounts unlike other parts of India where 22k yellow gold is the main component. The jewelry techniques used are kundan,jadau,meenakari and navratna that were introduce and famous during the Mughal reign.

Some of the common types of  jewellery included in the Nizam Jewelry Collection are:


Gulbandh

Gulbandh

It is a kind of pearl choker that is worn quite close to the neck. It is made with 3 to 7 rows of parallel beaded pearl strings linked together with filigree kundan attachments.These pearl strings are held together at two ends by triangular plaques which end with an adjustable cord for tying at the back.

Jadavi Lachha or Chintaak

Jadavi Lachha or Chintaak
Jadavi Lachha or Chintaak
Jadavi Lachha or Chintaak is a kind of choker having pearls on its upper border and gemstone drops on its lower border. The centre body is a band made from linked kundan polki pieces with filigree patterns in it. The hinges in the links makes it quite flexible to wear around the neck.

Jugni

Jugni Necklace

Jugni is a necklace made from 2 to 3 strings of pearls and ends in an exquisite kundan pendant studded with precious gemstones.

Sath lada or Satalda

Satalda Necklace
Satalda Necklace
Satalda is a seven strand layered pearl necklace with each strand having its own pendant and forming seven small necklaces. Sometimes a similar variation is created with 5 layers (panch lada) or 9 layers (Nau lada).

Jadavi Pendant

Jadavi Pendant

Jadavi Pendant is a kundan(jadau) pendant worn with a gemstone mala or strand.

Tirmani

Tirmani Necklace
Tirmani Necklace
 Trimani means three(tri) gemstones(mani).Trimani is basically made from three different gemstones.Tirmani is a unique aristrocratic Nizami look necklace studded with ruby/emerald and uncut diamond teamed with  pearls to give it a royal finish.

Chaand Baaliya

Chaand Baaliya
Chaand Baaliya

Chand Baali is a crescent moon shaped hoop earring made with gemstones and pearls. It is generally worn with Trimani.

Raani Haar

Raani Haar

Raani Haar is classy long bridal necklace made with three or four strands of freshwater peals ending in a beautiful kundan pendant embedded with gemstones.

Navratna Haar

Navratna Haar with Karanphool
Navratna Haar with Karanphool

Navratna Haar is a necklace studded with nine different types of gemstones - Ruby, Pearl, Red Coral, Emerald, Diamond, Chrysoberyl, yellow and blue Sapphire and Hessonite,

Jhoomer

Pearl Jhoomer
Pearl Jhoomer

Jhoomer is a fan shaped bridal hair accesory introduced during the Mughal era. It is usually made with pearls in the Nizam Jewellery Collection.

Jadavi Teeka
Jadavi Teeka
Jadavi Teeka

Maang Tikka is made with a chain string of pearls and a pendant inlaid with gemstones.

Kaan Jadavi

Kaan Jadavi
Kaan Jadavi
These are huge elaborate earrings that cover the entire ear. These are made in Jadau style.

Karanphool

Karanphool are flower shaped kundan earrings made from gemstones and have a beaded string of pearls to support the earrings.These are usually worn with  Jadavi Lachha or Chintaak.

Karanphool
Karanphool
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