When we talk about traditional jewellery the Maangtikka makes it to the list without any doubt. The maangtikka’s have been in fashion for generations now, only later was it taken as a fancy piece of jewellery. It’s a true art to wear these beautiful ornaments which eventually lifts up the entire look of your outfit, be it traditional, ethnic or contemporary.
The story behind Maangtikka is very ancient and has been depicted through various forms of medieval arts as well. In rural areas maangtikka’s are very much an everyday necessity. Now these maangtikka’s are more of an important fashion element of bridal attire and other festive occasions. The whole look is incomplete without this piece of beauty. From yesteryear Bollywood actresses to the top actresses today, this head jewellery has allured all.
The following are the types of Maang Tikas that are high-on-trend this wedding season:-
- Spherical or Round Pendant Maangtikka.
This is a very famous traditional design hailing from Rajasthan and is also called as Rajasthani Borla. It’s very simple to wear this one, all you need to do is do a middle partition of your hair and secure the chain or the panel with bobby pins behind and also a bit in the front so that spherical pendant is fixed in place. Make sure the bobby pins in front are not seen. Now isn’t that simple?
A flat pendant Maangtikka is the most common one wore across different styles. You can find small to big pendant in this style and it comes in various designs, shapes and colors. So there is one for every look. To wear this type of maangtikka, again place the single attached panel or chain and secure it with the bobby pins. This goes well with the centrally parted hair whether you tie a bun or just leave your hair flowing. There you are all set to roll it now!
This type of maangtikka comes with a pendant and with two side panels that go and set from the forehead to the back of the ears and in the centre as well. Set the pendant in centre and then secure the side strings with bobby pins. Such a look is more popular for bridal and wedding season and may require professional help from hair dressers too. Try this out and see the difference in the look. It beautifully enhances the face and the hairstyle too!
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