Gold jewelry and its significance in India is immense. Know all about designs and trends in gold jewelry in India


Gold Jewelry – Significance, Designs & Trends in India

Significance, Designs & Trends in India
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Isn't gold just the perfect material for jewelry? It has the shimmer that every girl loves. It is a metal and at the same time it is flexible and can be made into just anything you want. It always stays strong. Considering the qualities that gold exhibits, it is only right for the ladies to go all gaga over it. Apart from the fact that the metal dazzles, it is also worshipped in our country. There are even some days which are considered to be very auspicious for purchasing gold like Akshaya Tritiya, Dhanteras, Gudi Padwa, Pushyanakshatra, Gurupushyamrit, Lakshmi Pujan, Diwali and Bhai Duj.

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The love for Gold can be understood by the very look of the brides from Hyderabad who love to flaunt wide gold necklaces and big earrings, the way it was worn by Mughals. A bride from Kerela is mostly covered with gold that the upper part of her dress is barely visible. A Garhwali bride’s golden nath is almost the size of her face and the gold which symbolises purity is used for signifying the virginity of the bride. It shows the traditional as well as religious significance given to gold in marriage ceremonies which is considered to be the biggest event in a woman’s life. In fact, each piece of gold jewelry a woman wears is not just a precious metal, but has a precious emotion attached.

The love for Gold
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Before the time the British invaded our beautiful country, it was called the Golden Bird. Not only did we have abundance of gold in our divine land, we also had people with hearts of gold.

And that is one thing that has not changed. So from the ancient times, we have always had gold in our daily lives. The coins were made of gold. Kings and queens were all found of gold and they had their dresses and jewelry all customised. It was not only a sign of richness, but it was also a sign of purity and happiness. And that is the reason that gifting a gold coin for good luck is still a custom in our country.

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Tradition is what we value the most. Our mothers always have an emotional story related to each single piece of gold jewelry they own. The one huge heavy necklace she is so proud of is what her mother gave to her on her big day, and it is the same set that, her mother gave it to her, and the list is endless. That one beautiful piece of gold has been in the family for generations. The bottom line is, it not gold- it is an emotion that every Indian family is proud of.

An Age Old Tradition
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Our parents have always taught us to value money and gold. And for any one of us who dreams of being the proud owner of a family legacy, it is easy to imagine why ladies go crazy over gold. It just seems like the right thing to do.

Asking why Indian women love gold is like asking why people in India worship cricket!

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Apart from being a woman’s first love, gold remains a good source of investment which parents give to their daughters as a token of love which would save them in times of any kind of financial crisis as well.

A Good Investment
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Gold Boosts a Woman’s Confidence

Gold is her confidence and it feels right to be crazy about it. Every woman has her inhibitions, something that she is scared of. There are times when everyone has to face their fears. And at times like these, she doesn't want to break. Apart from the people who love and support her, there is always that one shiny thing in her closet reserved for moments like these.

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It is incredible what a little piece of jewelry can do for you. That is when her gold becomes her sentiment. So, it would be unjustified for women to not fall madly in love with her gold that no matter what supports her.

Deeply Attached to a Womans Sentiment
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A Significant Part of a Woman’s Wedding

Big fat Indian weddings always have a story to tell. The Indian brides are dressed from head to toe to look the best on their big day. And it goes without saying that what flatters her most is the jewelry she wears. Her mother swells with tears and so does the father. The little girl they had been saving for all their lives is happy. Every eye on the bride connects with her emotions, and who speaks for the then-speechless bride? Yes, her gold, her jewelry.

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It speaks about how hard she has worked all her life to be the woman she always wanted to be. It speaks about the sacrifices her parents have made, for her happiness. It boldly speaks to her man that she is an individual who believes that there is no marriage without the heart's connection. So, if she is leaving her life behind for him, there are promises that he has to make. That gold then is her voice. And shouldn't that be a reason that every Indian woman loves and adores her gold?

Indian woman loves and adores her gold
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Gold - An Auspicious Symbol

Gold is not just a shiny metal. It is a sentiment, an emotion, an investment. Each and every Indian woman loves to have more gold to bring happiness and prosperity to her life. Her love for the metal gets deeper with age and she adores the beautiful moments of her life related to it.

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India is in fact the largest consumer of gold in the world and the religious value associated with gold is indeed enormous. The gifts that come and the rituals followed by people of different religions, everything involves gold. Since our childhood days, we have been taught about the magic and importance of gold. The beauty of gold attracts the woman right from her childhood days.

Religious Significance
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It’s not craziness, but the love of Indian women for jewelry which makes her give it such an important place in her life. In fact, the attachment developed with gold since her childhood days makes it an integral part of all the happy moments of her life which increases her respect for the metal even more.

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Though having large amount of gold shows richness and wealth of a woman sometimes seen by people as a status symbol as well, but in it lies her years of love which give her internal happiness when she wears her gold jewelry. It brings her closer to the people who gifted it to her and the moments which were made by so special by it.

Though having large amount of gold
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Let us all be the cause of someone else's happiness. Be beautiful and never give up on gold.