The mangalsutra is a very popular piece of jewellery among the married women of India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Every region in India has its own unique design of mangalsutra. Originally made from real gold, nowadays, due to changing female roles in the society, the mangalsutra design has also undergone a vast change. We have working women as well as housewives. Wearing real gold mangalsutra on a daily basis to the office or at home becomes very cumbersome along with the added burden of losing it. So, it is very common for married ladies to own multiple pieces of imitation mangalsutra jewellery for different occasions and outfits while the real gold mangalsutra is used very rarely on very special occasions.
Mangalsutra typically consists of black beads hung on a thin string of base metal and has a pendant in the center. The pendant designs differ from region to region with Lakshmi thaali worn by Telugu brides, ela thaali or minnu worn by Malayalee brides, two vatis worn by Maharashtrian brides, etc. The modern imitation mangalsutra jewellery is designed for functionality more than aesthetic appeal and comes in different styles. You can get minimalistic to heavy imitation mangalsutra jewellery to suit your purpose. You can find imitation mangalsutra in traditional as well as contemporary designs.
Mangalsutras can come in single strand or dual strands and can have matching earrings set also. Different motifs can also be carved on the pendant of the mangalsutra such as temple, floral, birds, etc. The pendant designs on the mangalsutra can vary with pure metal pendants or stone studded pendants. Both look equally appealing as pure metal pendants have intricate carvings in different shapes and the stone studded pendants sparkle and glow with the brightness of the stones. Imitation mangalsutras are usually made of brass alloy with plating in yellow-gold, white-rhodium, white-gold, etc
Imitation mangalsutra jewellery is the perfect choice for daily use, parties, festive occasions, family events, etc. It can be worn easily with formal wear and western outfits both. If taken proper care, imitation mangalsutra can last a long time. Just ensure to take it off before bath and keep it away from perfumes or other chemicals which may cause it to lose its shine. The best way to store your imitation mangalsutra jewellery is in a jewellery box so that it doesn’t get entangled with other jewellery pieces.
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