Over time, Indian jewellery has transpired to become more contemporary to suit a modern-day look. And while we love these, there’s no denying that the season of Diwali calls for the traditional best. And that means striking chokers, jhumkas, bangles and more, set with colourful stones, and intricate detail work, adding a heavier look that matches the festive season. If you’re looking for an all-traditional attire this Diwali, here are some beautiful ethnic jewellery collections to add to your festive closet.
A jewellery house that brings forth spirited, eclectic designs for the modern woman, Amaris is the perfect addition to your treasure trove of jewels. The brand’s Festive Play Collection features an interplay of stones ranging from emeralds and rubies to tanzanites and sapphires in unique and colourful combinations. Find oversized chandbali earrings with intricate Utrai work or the multi-layered pearl necklace for lovers of maximalist attires. For a more minimal look, one can opt for a selection of delicate chokers or one statement necklace featuring different cuts within one design. These colour-rich and chunky designer jewels are the ideal add-ons to the Indian ensembles for the new-age woman. They’re statement-making and vibrant in colour, which makes them the ideal occasion-wear jewellery.
A consciously crafted jewellery brand, Aulerth proposes a new and inspired way of thinking and living that is high on design and mindfulness. A brand focused on creating ‘clean jewellery’, Aulerth’s jewellery collection is a great way to celebrate the festivities while significantly reducing the jewellery industry’s carbon footprint. The brand creates jewellery using recycled, repurposed metals after industrial use, and with mining-free stones. Their new collection, Aulerth Lite, immortalizes the true essence of #TheJoyOfAdornment. Derived from the earlier couture pieces from top designers like JJ Valaya, Suneet Varma, Tribe Amrapali, and Shivan and Narresh, the brand uses key motifs from iconic jewels that were chosen to handcraft daintier jewellery pieces.
Tanishq’s festive collection Alekhya reminisces the beauty of age-old, rich Indian art forms. The stunning festive collection showcases the inspiration from Indian paintings which have been designed into stunning contemporary jewellery pieces. The beauty of this collection lies in its inspiration from intricate paintings of Pichwai that depict tales from Lord Krishna’s life and miniature paintings – a notable tradition of Mughal, Rajasthani and Pahari courts. Alekhya features a plethora of stunning designs which are inspired by stylized flora, detailed ornamentation, intricate strokes, lotus pods, vibrant colours, and ornate frames of these paintings. Each piece has been crafted with using techniques like Piroi, enamel with gold and Kundan adding to the grandeur of decking out for the holiday season.
Ahmedabad-based jewellery brand Harit Zaveri Jewellers (HZJ) has curated a significant new jewellery line ‘Devi’ to celebrate the festive season. Inspired by the culture and traditions of Gujarat, the collection is filled with vibrant colours echoing the playful spirit of the festive season. Handcrafted in 22k gold, every jewel design holds its own meaning but comes together as part of a singular collection. The collection offers necklaces and sets, stackable bangles, mang tikkas and rings.
Keeping in mind some of the latest jewellery trends, Izzari, a premium jewellery brand by Anchal Jain curated an exotic #FestiveGleam collection. Perfect for the festival of lights, the collection offers a selection of pieces defined by the essence of sparkle and shimmer. Made using 18K gold, sparkling diamonds and precious coloured stones, the collection features bracelets, earrings, and exotic rings among other pieces.
A coveted silver jewellery brand, PakshaByTarinika brings in the beauty of jadau with its delicate jadau collection. Drops of pearls, gemstones and layers of gold beads come together to deliver all the festive feels. The collection has been skillfully handcrafted in gold-plated 925 silver and embedded with jadau set stones, semi-precious beads and pearls to create a symphony of vivid colours for lightweight festive designs ranging from necklaces, earrings, pendants, bangles, and rings.