A hair accessory is very close to a woman’s heart as it enhances as well as showes off her lovely tresses or intricate hairstyle. In fact, in many cultures, different types of hair accessories carry different connotations. You will find the online and offline market flooded with a wide selection of hair accessories that are very affordable. So, why should you invest in antique Indian hair accessories? Well, the simple reason is their significance and what they represent.
Since olden times, antique Indian hair accessories have been used to denote a woman’s marital status, her social standing, and affluence. While most antique Indian hair accessories can be worn on special occasions, they are a must-have bridal accessory. Many bridal hairstyles are inspired by the designs and patterns of the bridal hair accessories. Be it a maang tikka, damini, passa, jhoomar, jada, or a hair brooch, every Indian bride tries to incorporate the most appropriate hair accessory in her wedding attire as per the outfit, preference, and budget. Shopping for antique hair accessories also has ethnic significance for brides during wedding ceremonies.
Imitation antique hair accessories have become very popular in recent times owing to their wide variety and affordable cost. Fashionable hair accessories are very much in demand due to the affordable cost and the different designs that are available to you. Most of the hair accessories available in the market are inspired by the temple and floral motifs. Since the main function of a hair accessory is to be worn on auspicious days, most antique fashion hair accessories have the design of gods and goddesses' elements carved on the hair accessories.
Antique Maang Tikka:
Antique gold maang tikka is one of the most famous hair accessories that are very popular with Indian brides. The antique jewelry for hair, the maang tikka, can be as simple as the Hania Antique Maang Tikka or as intricate as the Heli Antique Maang Tikka. The difference is based on the outfit and the budget allocated for shopping hair jewellery. Different gemstones and beads like freshwater pearls, kempu stones, CZ stones, enamels, etc. are encrusted on the maang tikkas to enhance their beauty.
Antique daminis are a very close cousin of maang tikka head jewelry. Where maang tikka is worn in the center of the head, daminis are worn on the center and both sides that are connected and have a central pendant. There are simple daminis like Marvi Antique Damini, you can also find hair accessories like the Devika Antique Damini as per the occasion at Tarinika.
Antique Hair Clips:
Antique hair clips are made for holding hair together. They are embellished with colorful stones and patterns to make your hairstyle stand out when you go to a party or event. Antique hair clips come in different colors and varieties so that you can choose the one that goes with your attire perfectly.
Antique Hair Brooch:
Indian head jewelry like antique hair brooch are cover some part of your hair or can also be attached to a hairstlye like chotti throughout the style. Unlike maang tikkas, antique hair brooches cover the back portion of your hair.
Apart from these popular hair accessories that is worn in different parts of India like jhoomar, passa, or jada.