Wedding day is life-changing moment in everyone’s life. This day is full of promises for the bride and the groom. The bride is excited about this day and is making preparations months ahead. Even the women of the family are excited about the wedding parties and plan months ahead.

Moreover, if the wedding happens to on short notice then the women are the ones who panic the most. They are the ones who are concerned about looking good and dressing well in the various wedding parties. For the men, it is just like going for a job appointment. Some men do dress for the occasion but mostly the men.

The best part of Matrimony functions is shopping. Shopping for wedding excites the bride and the women in the family. Right from buying jewelry to the bridal outfit, shopping is a memorable experience.

In India, brides are heavily decked in jewelry on their wedding day. There are many rituals before and after the main matrimony function. Even in these functions, the India bride is covered in jewelry. Indian bridal jewelry is available in gold, diamond, and fusion. Indian has rich collection of jewelry collection. The Indian states have unique jewelry designing techniques. Each state of India has distinctive wedding jewelry.

Gold is surely the favorite metal of Indian and bride across the length and breadth of the country is seen wearing beautiful creations of gold. From heavy gold jewelry to lightweight pieces, Indian bride wear gold according to budget.

Kundan jewelry is famous wedding jewelry from India. Kundan is traditional gemstone ornament, which is a preferred jewelry for the Indian brides. The process of making this jewelry requires deft hands. Gold foil is inserted in the between the stones. Kundan jewelry is said to have been originated from the royal court of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The royal women from Rajasthan are commonly seen flaunting exquisite Kundan jewelry. According to historians, Kundan jewelry is the oldest form of jewelry worn in the country. It is common sight to see women wearing Kundan jewelry in a Rajasthan Matrimony function.

Another variation of the Kundan jewelry is the Meena Kundan. This is a popular type of Kundan jewelry where colors and design are done on the reverse side of the jewelry. The first step in making this jewelry is to cut and polish the gemstones. Carefully the gemstones are encrusted around the gold foils. In some jewelry, the reverse side has meenakari work.

The Indian bride, be it matrimony function of any state, is covered with jewelry from head to toe. Tikka, arm bracelet, bangles, hath panjas and necklaces are available in Kundan.

Apart from them, other ornaments like saree pins, finger rings, pendant sets and anklets are part of the wedding jewelry of the bride. Rich brides from India also carry purses and handbags encrusted with precious and semi-precious gemstones.

With so much variety in jewelry and so much to shop before the wedding, it is but natural that brides will be excited for the day.

Author's Bio: 

Shipra writes on behalf of Jeevansathi.com, which is among the fastest growing Matrimonial sites of India. Jeevansathi.com helps the users to search bridegroom from their respective community like Bengali Matrimony with their online matrimonial and match making services.