Chandbali Earrings Online For Women
Chandbali earrings, as the name in hindi suggests, chandbali means “moon earrings”. Tracing its roots to the Rajput royalty and Mughal royalty, chandbalis have always been an object of fascination. The earrings are believed to be the bejewelled interpretation of “moon”. The chandbalis were so popular back in the medieval days that their presence can be traced throughout the medieval era. Be it the Rajput dynasties or the Nizams of Hyderabad, chandbalis have been everywhere.
What are Chandbali Earrings?
Traditionally crafted in gold, the chandbali earrings comprise of two crescent moons moulded together in each other, studded with precious gemstones like rubies, diamonds, emeralds and fringed with gold beads or tiny pearls. The top of the earrings are studded with more gemstones like diamonds and pearls. The back of the earrings is equally decorated with fine meenakari (enamelling) work.
The Origin Of the Chandbali Earrings
As mentioned above the origin and use of chandbali earrings can be traced back to both the Rajput and Mughal dynasties. The Rajputs used the chandbali as a jhumar or as a brooch. Whilst one can easily search for the crescent moon earrings in many of the Mughal paintings. The Mughal rulers can be easily credited for the modern interpretations of chandbali, from the heavy embellishments to the tiny pearl drops. However with the intermingling of the various dynasties the half moon shaped earrings remains popular even today.
Types of Chandbali earrings
Well there are many designs of chandbali earrings but they are mainly categorized into two:
Known to be the birthplace of Chandbali earrings, Hyderabad has designs that are jaw dropping. The most attractive factor of Hyderabadi chandbali earrings are that they consist of high quality pearls. As pearls were brought abundantly by Mughals in India, they used it extensively in the crafting of chandbali earrings.
The antique chandbali earrings are the ones inspired from the Rajput royalty. These chandbali earrings are featured with uncut polkis, precious gemstones and jhumar like designs on the top.
Why choose Miorah’s Chandbali earrings?
Miorah offers one the best online selection of chandbali earrings. We take pride in our designs that showcase an eye catching fusion of the traditional elements along with the new designs. Miorah’s chandbali earrings for women carry designs that have been influenced by various cultures. We have a plethora of options in chandbali earrings be it in gold and diamond or oxidized silver earrings or the imitation chandbali earrings gleaming with semi precious stones like american diamonds, garnet CZ etc. Our artistic intricacies know no bounds and we constantly work to give you designs which you can hold onto. Miorah takes inspiration from the rich Indian heritage to curate beautiful designs to present you with an extraordinary collection of chandbali earrings you will find nowhere else.
The most engaging characteristic of Miorah’s collections is that our chandbali earrings are highly affordable. And we are not just talking about our silver and imitation jewellery chandbali earrings, our gold and diamond earrings also begin at economical prices, something that is missing elsewhere. Shop everyday or every weekend, our alluring designs will definitely help you to stay ahead of the fashion curve.