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The Inevitable Part Of A Bride’s Solah Shringar - The Maang Tikka

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Bridal jewellery is an unavoidable part of an Indian bride’s look. No matter if it’s a small ornament, like a toe ring, or a big one, like a necklace, each ornament is chosen carefully to make the bride look stunningly beautiful and remarkably graceful on the most special day of her life. Typically, the Indian bridal look is achieved only after the 16 important steps or the Solah Shringar is complete. Among the sixteen steps, the silver maang tikka is an important part as well. The maang tikka is a beautifully crafted piece of jewellery which brides wear with pride on their wedding day and then make it an heirloom to treasure it for the rest of their life. It is typically worn by the bride on her hairline with a drop pendant elegantly sitting on her forehead. This essential element of the bridal adornment is said to sit on the agya chakra, which is a spot of the seat of preservation on a woman’s forehead. This chakra is a symbol of union and signifies the holy union of male and female on a spiritual, physical and emotional level.

In the modern day, silver jewellery online india, especially the maang tikka, has captured the imagination of the world by becoming a fashion statement. Now, it is worn not only by Indian women but by women of western countries as well. Seen as a wardrobe essential, this gorgeous accessory will surely help in enhancing your attire.

Talking about the design of a maang tikka, there is no specific design of the maang tikka as each culture or religion has an own variant of this ornament. In Rajasthan, the maang tikka is generally called a Borla and has a spherical round shape whereas in South India the maang tikka is generally called a maanpatta. Coming to other religions, Muslim women usually call it a jhumar tikka and wear it in a different way by letting it fall on one side of their head.

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The maang tikkas are timeless classics in the bridal jewellery. Available in beautiful and intricate designs, here are two of the most popular designs of maang tikkas that you try to stand out and be the bride with an elegant taste.

Oversized Maang Tikkas:
If you’re a bride that likes bold ornaments and large statement pieces, then you can try wearing an oversized maang tikka as a part of your bridal adornment. Pick your favorite patterns from the different available patterns for giving your attire an elegant appearance. Oversized maang tikkas generally look best on brides with long faces or broad foreheads.

Jhumar or Passa:
Jhumar or passa is Muslim’s traditional ornament, which they wear by hanging it on a side of the head, which is usually the left side. With the evolution in the way ornaments are worn, nowadays women are seen wearing two maang tikkas. The usual one, on the centre of the forehead, and the jhumar together to enhance their look. If you want to add a royal touch along with trying something different than the traditional style then you can also try wearing  maang tikka in this style.


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