8 Traditional Styles Of Earrings You NEED To Own

Statement earrings can bring your entire look together!

Indian or not, every female is going gaga over traditional earrings. They not only compliment your face but also adorn your outfits. Wear them with a matching neck-piece or leave them solo and let them do their magic! Chunky, intricate and glinting earrings do wonders! Here are 8 different styles of earrings that one must have in their jewelry boxes.


Kundan Earrings

They look like dewdrops on metal and can go on any colours! They glamorise simple pastel minimally embellished traditional outfits and also compliment the heavy zardari bridal lehengas.

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Meenakari Earrings

Originally from Rajasthan, but earrings with meenakari work has found a niche in every Indian woman’s heart. You can wear them on salwar-kameez or flaunt them with sarees. No matter how heavy these earrings are they always look humble.



Earrings with ghungroos give the right amount of bubbly hint to the one who wears them. This style of earrings had vanished from the face of fashion for few decades but, thanks to some fashion enthusiasts they are back and how!


Temple Earrings

Wear them on a heavy Kanjeevaram silk or on simple but gorgeous tussar silk sarees, temple earrings, no matter how small or big they are, adds to the regal Indian beauty. Having motifs of Indian Gods and Goddesses are their main focal designs, temple earrings are so humble yet so majestic.

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Chandbalis teamed with messy buns pump up the sensuous gorgeousness of Indian women. Chandbalis will give the right amount of traditional touch to your look. Apart from the amazing sets of chaniya-cholis, Deepika Padukone’s simple yet rustic look in the song Lahu Muh Lag Gaya would have remained incomplete without the gorgeous chandbalis.

Oxidised Jhumka

Oxidised Jhumka


Right from aunties to college girls, oxidised jhumkas are loved by all! They vary in sizes – from palm sized danglers to tiny inverted-bowl ones and go on literally any outfit (of course, excluding western formals!).

Animal Motif

Animal Motif

Animal motif earrings may look funky but they are very eye catching and loved by women of all ages. The traditional earrings with animal motifs such as motifs of elephants, peacocks, turtles, etc. somehow add the right amount of punk to the traditional look.


Ear Studs

Want to look fashionable mature? Go for studs! Studs, big or small, intricate or simple are the most effortless earrings of all times. They make you look important, elegant and are for all ages! A simple pair of diamond stud or a pair inlayed with precious stones can go on any traditional outfit!

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FASHION NOTES: With Model & Actress Elena Fernandes