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Antique to seed ornaments: Stay trendy n traditional this Vishu

Amrutha Menon P
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Antique to seed ornaments: Stay trendy n traditional this Vishu Photo: Facebook

Does looking traditional always sound 'gaudy and extravagant' inside your brain? Don't get so prejudiced. It is easy to look traditional and simple at the same time, if you are willing to pay a little more attention while picking up jewellery. Take a look at some of the most classy, simple jewellery ideas to pull off that classy and elegant look for this Vishu.

Layered gold chain A layered chain, with motifs of peacock, flowers and single stones are still in trend. Photo: Facebook

» Layered necklaces: Long layered chains take the lead when it comes to antique-finish jewellery. A layered chain, with motifs of peacock, flowers and single stones are still in trend. You may also try Kundan, polki/uncut diamond layer chains if you wish to be lavish.

Layered chain Polki diamonds and kundan stones add special charm to layered chains. Photo: Facebook

» Silver shine: Take a twist by choosing silver pendants this time. Silver makes your overall look simple and also gels well with Kerala attire, if you pair it well.

Silver jewels Silver is easy to carry as well as keeps your look simple and neat. Photo: Facebook

A traditional Kerala saree with a red blouse will look accentuated worn along with a silver piece arranged in a red thread. A side bun, or a simple messy braid and a red bindi is all that you need to lookstylish.

Silver jewellery You may try wearing normal silver pieces or even choose a choker piece. Photo: Facebook

» Traditional fever: Kerala ornaments never loose their charm, and that is the very reason why every bride dreams of adorning one for her wedding. The popular designs that always stay trendy are kaashu maala, maangamaala, mullamottumaala., nagapadathali, palaykka maala and poothali.

Traditional Kerala ornaments

» Kemp stones: Lately, Kemp stones garnered more fans than precious stones. Light weight and durable, Kemp collections add charm to any traditional outfit.

Kemp collections Photo: Facebook

» Inspired from movies: A latest trend in ornaments is adopting motifs from movies. 'Baahubali ' elephant themed necklace is an example.

Photo: Facebook

» Terracota with twist: Heavy and chunky pieces of terracotta may not suit a simple outfit. Light weight pieces of terracotta pendants in thread is enough to adorn you in the simplest way possible.

Simple terracota Photo: Facebook

» Eco-fashion: Ornaments made from natural seeds, shells are also in trend. What makes such jewellery stand out is that they are unique pieces, which you can be sure of that nobody else would flaunt.

Seed jewellery

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