Kundan bangles are traditional Indian bangles with intricate stonework. The method of making Kundan jewellery is said to have originated from Gujarat and Rajasthan. The stones used in Kundan bangles are not highly polished but are uncut. Kundan bangles, and other Kundan jewellery is often an important part of the bridal attire in some parts of northern India. There goes a lot of labour and expertise into making these beautiful bangles, they are originally made by overlaying lac, sometimes coloured, onto the bangle to set the stone in place. These days there are affordable variants of Kundan bangles as well for those who do not wish to invest too much into them but still want to own a pair to add grace to their dressy ethnic wear. Here’s one such bangle from Limeroad:
Kundan bangles are made in eye-catching and attractive designs, and they make a woman look like royalty. They are available in a plethora of designs and are usually worn during occasions like marriages and ceremonies. The bangles often feature beautiful designs like cut out work, enamel, pearls, and other gemstones. There are also less dressy but equally beautiful varieties, like silk thread Kundan bangles, the thread in these bangles are often vibrant in colour, offsetting the stone.
Outfits With Kundan Bangles
Kundan bangles might be just the accessory your sari needs to stand out in the crowd at your next occasion. Pair thick bangles with Kundan work with a raw silk saree in a dark colour and wear a Kundan necklace to complement it. If you want to wear a glamourous lehenga to that wedding coming up, wear slim bangles with Kundan work and stack them up, match them with a choker that features Kundan work. If you want to integrate Kundan into your daily look, wear slim silk thread bangles with Kundan work on them and wear them with a kurta and palazzos, or even with a crisp pastel coloured shirt with a colourful stone choker, coloured pants or a skirt, and sandals with stonework.
Care For Your Jewellery
So, you’ve just invested in a pair of Kundan bangles, surely you would want them to last long. Fear not! Here are easy to follow aftercare instructions for your Kundan bangles so they will serve you faithfully for years:
Care for your Kundan bangles, and they will stay beautiful so you can adorn yourself with them whenever you attend your next occasion, and look your best!