How To Choose Best Mangalsutra For Yourself?
by Priyanka V : January 15 2015

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

As the wedding season begins, shopping for the best of jewellery gets on a high agenda for the would-be brides and the married women. One of the jewel pieces in a buy list that has no replacement is ‘Mangalsutra’, which is also a part of India’s ancient religious values especially when it comes to a wedding.

A mangalsutra is a set of some auspicious beads, which are when strung together form a necklace. It is a neck piece worn by married women. On the wedding day, the groom makes his bride wear this necklace as part of a ceremony. Hence, finding the appropriate mangalsutra keeping the trend in mind becomes a daunting yet blissful task. Here, we make it easier for you by bringing in the ways to choose a best mangalsutra for a bride or ladies for yourself too!  Learn about the different options available online or in the market and buy one you find suitable. 

1. Choose a Lightweight Mangalsutra

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

In the Indian culture, mangalsutra is meant to be worn by married women on the everyday basis. Today’s women are into sharing work space too along with their husbands, hence buying a lightweight mangalsutra would be really good. A light weight mangalsutra is easy to be carried by women while they are busy doing their daily chores as well as working in a professional environment.

2. Go For Fancy And Unique Pendant Design

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

Pendant plays a key role in defining a style in any mangalsutra. You must choose a design that matches your aesthetic sense and looks attractive. Hence, choosing a pendant, which is intricately designed and is also stylish will certainly add the modest charm to your neck piece.

3. Try Different Metals

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

Do not stay stuck with an age old traditional mangalsutra. Now is the age to experiment your looks with the numerous options available to you.  A number of metals are combined to give different looks to different mangalsutra. Metals such as gold and silver give a unique as well as the traditional feel to the jewellery.

4. Diamonds for Glowing Shimmer

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

Diamonds are at the priority in every woman’s wish list. Today a variety of diamonds are available in the market to suit your taste. Use a diamond beaded mangalsutra to give yourself a charm of regality.

5. Check the Hallmark For Authenticity

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

If you really want to enjoy your buying process, get the jewellery from a trusted jeweler. Also for authenticity, always check for the hallmark on the mangalsutra or any gold jewellery that you buy.

6. Opt For Fewer Black Beads

How to choose best mangalsutra for yourself?

While the traditional mangalsutra comprised of a many black beads, go for a change by choosing the one with lesser black beads, and the pendant with a different coloured stone.

7.  Long and Heavy Pendant

How to choose best mangalsutra yourself?

 

It is best fit for a traditional function in your family, where you can flaunt your highly traditional and heavy pendant. However, if you like to wear a long mangalsutra, a heavy pendant goes well with it.

8.  Matching Earrings

How to choose best mangalsutra yourself?

You can buy a mangalsutra that comes with the matching earrings. The matching earrings with the pendant give you a unique and complete look. The various types of shapes and floral styles are available for you to make the best choice from.

9. Keeping It Short

How to choose best mangalsutra yourself?

Short length mangalsutra is in trend! It looks chic and stylish. Also, it goes really well with your professional get up.

10. The Hanging Pendant

How to choose best mangalsutra yourself?

The intricately carved pendant that hangs loose from the thread of the mangalsutra really gives a lovely look to your jewel.

Note – We found Shipa Shetty discover a new way of wearing mangalsutra!

How to choose best mangalsutra yourself?

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