Located in the ever-busy Pondy Bazaar, head to Sonal Fashion Jewelry (also sells online) if you're looking to add a bit of sparkle to your jewellery collection. Statement gold plated jewellery and bridal jewellery is their mainstay, and they're both truly gorgeous. Easy on the eyes and easy on the pocket (much cheaper than fine jewellery, but looks like the real deal), the jewellery collection here will leave you feeling spoilt for choice.
Paired with opal and square-shaped emerald and ruby stones and pearls, the kundan necklaces here come with matching earrings and look super elegant. If you fancy temple jewellery, Sonal Fashion offers you chunky, gold chokers with the most intricate Indian motifs along with stones and pearls. Our favourite is the guttapasalu necklace with a huge floral motif in the centre that is studded with emeralds, rubies and kundan stones. Their antique necklaces are rad too! But it's the Zircon necklace collection that we're totally crushing on because of their beautiful craftsmanship, making them look like fine diamond jewellery but at fraction of a price.
If you want to keep it simple with just statement earrings, Sonal Fashion lets you pick from an array of danglers, oxidised jhumkas, chaandbaalis with pearl and kundan detailing, studs with kemp stones, gold-plated jhumkas with Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi carved on it and more. Their AD stone danglers with kundan, emeralds, rubies and topaz look stunning and start from about INR 1500. We also liked their drop earrings with Ganesha and cluster of pearls. They even have some contemporary pieces with onyx and geometric patterns along with statement rings and kadas. You can even get fully jewellery customised here.