There is a certain beauty about the quintessential Indian bride. Right from her henna covered hands to the vibrant chooda, the traditional Indian bride is like poetry in motion with the payal or the anklets providing her with the heady rhythm. That said, the payal or anklet is also considered an integral part of the Hindu solahsringaar. Also, traditional payals are generally made in silver, a metal that possesses cooling properties that keeps the anger, stress, and negativity at bay.
However, we are absolute suckers for payals simply for how gorgeous they sit on our feet and have scoured the internet to help you with a list of bridal payal designs if you are getting married anytime soon. From minimal silver strings to heavy kundan marvels, these payal designs are worth looking at.
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Latest Anklet Designs
While just the mention of the word payal makes you think of silver strings adorned with light meenakari and ghungroos, payals have certainly evolved with time. And if you happen to be looking for the latest payal designs then we suggest that elaborately done payals in kundan, pearls, and vibrant stones happen to be trending right now.
These days, more and more brides are opting for concept payals that are elaborated with a theme at the centre of the design and a lot of nuanced details to make them pop. Custom-made payals with the couple's initials, wedding hashtags, and fun word-play also seem to be going pretty huge right now.
Here are some latest anklet designs that you might find interesting:
While the latest payals might be all about custom designs and OTT aesthetics, the fact remains that minimalist designs never go out of fashion. Also, if you happen to be all about simple payal designs then you have the added advantage of having jewels that are more versatile. Minimal payals go with an array of outfits and can be easily worn on a daily basis, something we wouldn’t recommend you to do with heavy designs. Also, minimal designs have their own delicate appeal. Here are some simple anklet designs that you might like:
Now that we have made a case for simple payal designs, we thought to help you with an array of some heavy ones as well. Yes, simple payals are dainty, versatile, and all that. But the heart wants what it wants and if yours is desperately seeking an OTT design then who are we to deny you a glorious design? Here are some heavy anklet designs that are sure to catch your eye:
Like we already mentioned, traditional payals are all done in silver and of course, while trends might come and go, the classics will always have their own charm. On that exact note, here are some silver anklets designs for brides that are traditional and next-level gorgeous:
Always been a gold jewellery connoisseur? If you answered this with a “yes” then we are sure that it is the gold payals that please your heart. In fact, the coolest part about opting for payals done in gold is that they go perfectly well with your wedding jewels which more often than not happen to be in gold as well. Now that we have clearly made a strong case for gold payals, here are some gold anklets designs for brides to keep up with all the hype that we just created: