The art of jewelry has been a part of Indian culture and adorned by Kings and Queens of the Nizams, Rajputs and Mughals. Indian Jewelry is unique in its designs and intricate craftsmanship.
One such popular ornament that is our favourite is the Chandbali earrings, which is every woman’s desire. Over the years all types of chandbalis have been created from traditional to modern designs. Also the designs have reinvented itself to suit all ages. Let’s look at some fascinating chandbalis that are treasure worthy.
As the name suggests, Chand is “moon” and Bali is “earrings” thus crescent moon shaped earrings set intricately with crystals and fringed with tiny pearls. For generations the crescent shape is considered auspicious. Although originated in Hyderabad during the era of the Nizams, it is the cultural intermingling among ruling dynasties across India that made the half-moon shapes popular in the jewelry traditions of other regions.
Chandbalis come in all shapes and sizes, let us explore the same and give you a better insight regarding these beautiful moon shaped earrings which can be moulded in various shapes and sizes.
Chandbali with Sahara
Sahara as the name suggests is an extension to the earring which gets clipped at the hair making it look very traditional and looks beautiful when ones hair is in a bun. These earrings are worn as bridal jewellery and paired with a lehenga and dupatta.
Double layered Chandbali
These are double layered crescent moons shaped earrings that add more glamour as wedding jewelry and worn at formal occasions. Can be paired with Anita Dongre Kurta Sets and Sarees.
These are statement earrings which are bold and stunning. Does not need any other accessory to pair with. It is suitable for all ocassions, celebrations and cocktails. Can be paired with Anita Dongre Sarees, Kurta Sets or Lehengas.
Chandbalis are made with gold and silver metals. The range is extensive and versatile. Suits all shapes and sizes. Never goes out of fashion!