A guide to choosing jewellery for sarees

Jewellery adds more drama and dimension to a saree and is a reflection of the wearer’s persona and style. Each piece of jewellery has memories spun in itself and carries the rich heritage of our Motherland. Here is a quick guide, that will help you accessorize your saree with the right type of jewellery.

The first step towards choosing the perfect jewellery is to figure out the occasion you are going to wear it for. If you are attending a wedding or a function, then you can opt for heavy jewellery or statement pieces. If you are planning to wear a saree for a casual outing or to the office, Lightweight Jewellery is the best choice.

The next step is to choose a piece of jewellery that complements the saree. The type of saree, colour, zari used in the border and neckline of the blouse, all play an important role here.

Cotton Sarees:

Oxidised Silver Jewellery helps to elevate your overall look when worn with Cotton Sarees. They are an unmissable addition to your jewellery collection as they can also be paired with everyday wear like Kurtas, salwar kameez or white shirts and jeans. A simple thin gold chain or terracotta jewellery will also give your cotton saree a refreshing look.

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Terracotta Jewellery image source: Pinterest

Evening wear sarees:

Delicate, dreamy and dramatic jewellery is all that you need for your evening wear sarees such as Chiffon, Crepe, Organza and Satin. Necklaces and earrings embedded with stones such as zircon or diamonds will complement dark coloured sarees while a pearl choker and stud will look good on pastel shades.

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Zircon Necklace and Pearl Choker image source: Pinterest

Silk Sarees:

Gold or gold-plated temple jewellery is the perfect accessory if your Silk Saree has a gold zari border. If you have chosen a saree with a silver zari border, opt for jewellery pieces such as meenkari and oxidised silver with ruby, emerald and polki stones. You can also team them up with Kundan jewellery and they will give you a simple, royal and majestic feel.

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Meenakari Jewellery and Kundan Jewellery image source: Pinterest

Based on the neckline:

Pair your boat neck and high-neck blouses with a long haram or Necklace. . If the neckline has heavy embroidery, you can skip wearing a neckpiece and wear statement chandbali Earrings or Jhumkas. If your neckline is low (sweetheart, round neck ), there are multiple teaming options. You can wear a statement choker or wear a choker with a long haram too.

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We hope this guide will help you in choosing the perfect jewellery for your sarees. At Sundari Silks, our silver jewellery collection is a blend of elegance, richness, and magnificence. Explore our exclusive line of silver jewellery, now available both online and at our showrooms in Chennai and Mumbai.

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