Be it for a cocktail party, a sangeet or just a very fancy dinner, nothing like one piece of jewellery to really jazz up your outfit. We're all about adding that chunky chain to a LBD, or heavy anklets with trousers, we've curated you a list of the most awesome statement jewellery brands that have #SomethingDifferent to offer. And the best part? All of them are Indian brands.
Love Statement Jewellery? Check Out These Brands That Do Them Well
Anu Merton began her line of handmade Indian jewellery inspired by old crafts and techniques. She designs every piece after extensive research and travels to nooks and corners of the country, drawing from cultures, nostalgia, stories, and poetry. Elements like kundan, polki (uncut diamonds) and semi precious stones (more affordable than gold or diamonds) feature heavily. You can choose from neckpieces or raani haars, polki aads, earrings, tikkas, naaths, kangans and matha pattis.
Price: INR 1,850 upwards
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The amazing (terrible) thing about Lune is whenever we open its website, we end up spending all our money with no hesitation! That's how stunning this Goan brand is; all-women run brand, you can expect various edits such as designer edits, and writer edits which we're digging. Their hoop earrings and pearl anklets are actually classic pieces that people of any age can rock. Their Lunar World collection is all about crescent moons and stars that we're loving. If you've been looking for something unfussy for am-pm wear, Lune has a sweet sweep in its kitty. If you enjoy noticeable yet elegant bling, this is the perfect brand to pick up some jewellery. It's found it's way on several celeb looks like Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, Ananya Pandey, Vicky Kaushal and more!
Price: INR 1,500 upwards
Zariin has been my constant to many sangeets and weddings. And for excellent reasons: they are lightweight, stunning, and crafted for modern Indian women. For those who love a contemporary twist to traditional Indian jewellery: you'll find plenty of options to choose from here. Two things you must absolutely check out: Delicate Desire Earrings and Weave of History Medallion Necklace. So versatile it can go with denims or an elaborate lehenga. Zariin also has head jewellery and charms. Not only is this brand a part of LBB Crew's vanity but has also found its way to celebs like Kajol, Richa Chadha, Vidya Balan, Aditi Rao Hydari and more!
Price: INR 1,000 upwards
From Samantha Ruth Prabhu to fashionistas next door — Ridhi Asrani's label has found a cushy place. Made in Jaipur, Ridhi draws inspiration from Indian history and heritage. Plus, the brand works with Indian artisans to craft its statement jewellery. If you notice, the label's pieces are both elegant and insane. Ridhi's pieces are chic and artsy, if we may add. The jewellery combines the old with the new-fangled, to create pieces that are maximal at heart to help you feel like your goddess self. The label's Veda Chokers (which apparently took three months to perfect) and Chamanti Studs are their bestsellers. The most intriguing part is that these studs are detachable and can be worn in different combinations. You get what we are hinting at, right?
Price: INR 5,700 upwards
Founded by Aavriti Jain, Dhora's jewellery is perfect for elegant yet badass folks. Perfect for everyday wear, this brand is crafted by Indian artisans, and the brand too is largely inspired by Rajasthan. It reflects in the designs. Three things worth checking out: Cow Hoops, Ele Necklace, Wolf Ring. What we love about these pieces is they're quite edgy. Pair it with an oversized white shirt or a kurta — Dhora's pieces can go with everything. The brands makes the best use of metal, stones, pearls, beads and more!
Price: INR 1,200 upwards
Madiha Jaipur is so damn cool! Based out of Jaipur, you will stumble upon a lot of geometry-inspired pieces and otherworldly designs. Their Zodiac-themed charm bracelets will make for a perfect gift. Pick their rashee, and move on to their other collections like Cleopatra, Primavera. Also, the brand plays around with colours like blues, greys, and classic golden which makes it quite versatile. They upcycle wooden scrap, brass, and work with Indian artisans (mostly women) to craft unconventional pieces.
Price: INR 1,100 upwards
The awesome thing about Berserk is they cater to women with different styles. From Bohemian to minimalistic — they've got every spectrum covered. Known for handcrafting its range of accessories, they make a great deal of tribal and nature-inspired pieces. Our pick: their gold-plated earrings! We really like how they're not overwhelmingly golden in colour. You're going to totally dig that vintage look as will your mum.
Price: INR 500 upwards
Shyle is for the wild spirits and the dreamers. And for the supermom is all of that and more. Known for its statement silver jewellery, Shyle's range is quite affordable and that's a score. Their necklaces and embossed pendants can transform your look from ugh to whoa. No, really. One look at their jhumkas and we want to dress up. If not for anything, at least for the 'gram! Gift their clip-on nose rings and septum rings that come in various designs. Friend, sibling, colleague - whoever you're gifting these to might ask for a repeat of the same, you are warned!
Price: INR 500 upwards
Creyons By Mansi
Handcrafted brass jewellery that looks antique and regal - isn't that what you were looking for? Creyons By Mansi will wow you with their designs. Earcuffs, layered rings, chokers, statement necklaces, and oversized kadas - it's the kind of jewellery that turn heads. There is nothing dainty or subtle about it. Indulge yourself with a Daisy Earcuff that isn't over the top yet not your regular stuff. Even if you're gifting it to someone who is not the experimental kind with their jewellery, the finesse, minimalistic and bohemian vibe of jewellery like this is sometimes hard to resist.
Price: INR 595 upwards
The craftsmanship of Jaipur, Rajasthan renders an impeccable finesse to these stunning pieces designed by Mitali Jain. Minimal, geometric patterns that are light on the wearer and easy on the eyes of the onlooker. Be it the Gold Crescent Moon Phase Ring or the Two-Toned Cut-Out Triangle Drop Earrings - each piece is unique and will add oodles of style to your minimalist jewellery box. The 18K gold pieces are my personal favourite as they add a hint of elegance.
Price: INR 600 upwards
Pipa Bella by Nykaa Fashion
Pipa Bella has a versatile collection of jewellery that serve any occasion. Known for statement necklaces and customised bracelets, it's a Mallika Dua favourite. The Nimbu-Mirchi necklace is one of the hottest products. Its traditional yet funky design is eye-catching. The brand uses gold plating along with Swarovski crystals to create stunning pieces!
Price: INR 146 upwards
Teejh by Joker and Witch
If handmade ethnic jewellery calls your name, then Teejh by Joker and Witch at Nykaa Fashion is your brand. Brass and metal are flawlessly crafted by the best artisans across India. The brand strives to preserve the age-old craft techniques, motifs, local designs and the essence of India. Get everything from ornate jewellery sets to toe rings at Teejh.
Twenty Dresses by Nykaa Fashion
An apparel brand at its core, Twenty Dresses by Nykaa Fashion does fab statement jewellery as well. Find cuff bracelets, stylish hoops, ear cuffs, edgy earrings and a lot more. Textured earrings in varying sizes and styles catch the eye. As someone who LOVES to horde, buy, and flaunt earrings, this brand is always on my shopping list! Apart from using mixed metal as a base, Twenty Dresses' beaded collection is something quirky jewellery lovers will love.
Price: INR 179 upwards
An online jewellery brand called Amama (meaning grandmother in Telugu) is the curator’s tribute to her jewellery-loving grandmother. Her love for baubles has taken her far and wide in search of pieces that bear a strong imprint of the local culture. Big, dangly earrings and chunky chokers and ethnic Mughal earrings are just some of the stunning pieces we see leaving little to be said.
Price: INR 500 upwards
If you're looking for more quirky and budget-friendly jewellery options for your gifting needs you can check out here. These brands offer you great options in minimalist jewellery if that's what you are looking for. And if you want more statement jewellery, head on over to Nykaa Fashion.