It is said, the most valuable thing a woman owns is her jewellery. No wonder, most of them go to the bank to stack their prized possessions into the lockers. No Indian household goes without owning at least a piece of an ornament. It is a common practice that jewellery is passed on from generations to generations in our country.
Jewellery that had the eyes of a lot of people across the country are the ones of Bollywood celebrities. Having a high amount of pressure for looking good at all times, these divas did not disappoint us during their wedding when it came to their jewellery. One after the other, our jaws dropped looking at the beautiful and heavy jewellery they sported.
Take a look at some of these stunning jewellery of the celebs that they wore on their big day.
Aishwarya Rai married Abhishek Bachchan on April 20, 2007, wearing traditional Mangalorean style saree. She looked nothing less than a princess on her big day. If Fashion Lady's report is to be believed, Aishwarya wore a 22 karat gold Kundan jewellery that made her sparkle. She also wore an emerald and gold armband which looked traditional yet extremely elegant.
Shilpa Shetty married London-based businessman Raj Kundra, on November 22, 2009. On her wedding day, Shilpa looked like a traditional Mangalorean bride decked with jewels. Her jewellery consisted of heavy necklaces, maang tikka, armlet and a kamarbandh. Her peacock-shaped bajubandh was unusual, yet it looked stunning. It is reported that her jewellery costed more than Rs 3 crores.
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's marriage was the wedding of the year. They tied the knot on 11 December 2017 in Italy. Anushka had all eyes on her when her wedding pictures went viral. No one could stop gushing over how perfect she looked. For jewellery, she opted for Sabyasachi Heritage Jewellery Collection, which included, handcrafted with syndicate uncut diamonds, pale pink spinel and baroque Japanese cultured pearls.
According to reports on timesnownews.com, Anushka's choker that she wore on her reception in Delhi costed Rs 25 to 30 lakhs.
Genelia and Riteish Deshmukh got married on February 3, 2012. They got married in a Christian as well as a Marathi style wedding. On the day of her Marathi wedding, she was seen wearing traditional Marathi jewellery and a pearl chain across her forehead.
Dia Mirza married her longtime boyfriend and filmmaker Sahil Sangha on October 18, 2014. Dia looked extremely regal with her Hyderabadi attire that she chose to wear on her wedding day. She wore emerald, gold and diamond jewellery, and we must say, she looked gorgeous.
Urmila Matondkar secretly married model-turned-actor Mohsin Akhtar Mir in a low-key affair on March 3, 2016. She was seen wearing gold and heavy Kundan jewellery. According to reports, Urmila's bestie Paulomi Sanghavi revealed that the jewellery was 'priceless' and it was a gift from her parents.
The Bong beauty married Karan Singh Grover in a dreamy wedding on 30 April 2016 in a traditional Bengali style. Her bridal avatar included an elegant Sabyasachi lehenga with her jeweller done by Jaipur Jewels. It included heavy Kundan jewellery with a nath, jhumkis, mathapatti and a heavy neckpiece.
Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan tied a knot on October 16, 2012. Marrying a Nawab, she knew that she had to look royal herself, and she did not disappoint us with it. She chose to wear lots of royal looking gold and Kundan jewellery on her wedding day. It was reported that her wedding necklace costed Rs 40 lakhs.
Vidya Balan married Siddharth Roy Kapur on 14 December 2014. She chose to adorn a traditional South Indian look on her wedding with traditional gold temple jewellery by Amrapali Jewellers according to Pinkvilla's report.
Esha Deol married Bharat Takhtani on June 29, 2012. She looked ethereal in her wedding attire.
The ruby-studded matha patti, matching her lehenga, complemented her look, and she chose gold jewellery designs keeping the traditional theme in mind.