The wearing of a mangalsutra is a social practice that is widespread in India. Historically, A single golden thread was tied around the bride for protection from other men and evil spirits, over the years it has developed into a custom that is followed by millions across the country.
However, for a long time, mangalsutras have had a very heavy design that always makes a bold statement. Traditionally designed mangalsutras take up a lot of space in your entire look and can overpower your outfit.
These mangalsutras can also be uncomfortable to wear all the time, and for these reasons, simpler and sleeker mangalsutras have been designed for the modern woman. You can find these elegant mangalsutras at Mia by Tanishq, which is the perfect place to shop for minimal and aesthetic everyday jewellery.
If you aren’t sure which mangalsutra design to go for, we have some inspiration for you.
If there’s one promise that is made on the wedding day, it is to be together forever. This sentiment is perfectly reflected in this infinity mangalsutra bracelet. This design takes on a new take on the traditional mangalsutra by converting the same aesthetic into a bracelet that can be worn comfortably on the wrist.
It is made from a combination of shiny yellow gold and black beads, studded with a string of diamonds to give it a graceful look. The chain of the bracelet is slim and minimal, making it perfect for everyday wear. This can be worn as a symbol of your long-lasting marriage and eternal love.
The Four Leafed Clover
Many believe that the rare four-leafed clover symbolises love. Luck, hope, and faith, which ties in perfectly with the theme of marriage, making this gold mangalsutra the perfect design. The design is quite modern with a thin gold chain with multiple black beads on either side.
The clover hangs dangling from the chain and is created with hollowed-out space, with the outline in gold studded with beautifully cut diamonds. You can pair this sleek take on a mangalsutra with a simple kurti and salwar or your everyday casual look.
Two is Better Than One
Marriage is the realisation that being with another person makes the quality of our lives better and enriches the shared experience. Keeping this thought in mind this double layered mangalsutra bracelet has been designed.
It features two slender and sleek gold chains, one with a string of black beads remaining true to the style of a mangalsutra. While the other chain features a flower that is studded with diamonds. Adding to this opulent design is an infinity symbol on one side that continues with the theme of forever love.
The two layers symbolise the journeys of two individuals coming together and meeting to continue their lives by each other’s side. This deep meaning enhances the aesthetic of this creatively designed bracelet and you can pair this with simple jeans and t-shirt combo or a summer dress to maintain the casual vibe.
Where to Find Modern Mangalsutra Designs?
Mangalsutras have been around for a long time and many women can be seen donning one at some point in their lives. However, newer designs that are sleeker can be difficult to find. But if you want to blend contemporary design while remaining true to the tradition of your ancestors, contemporary mangalsutra designs are for you.
You can find a wide range of mangalsutra designs at Mia by Tanishq. It has a collection that is perfectly curated for the women of today, featuring elegant yet exciting designs that would look beautiful on you. The designs are simple, playful, and graceful.