Raani Haar: Heritage Heirloom Piece For The Modern Day Bride

Raani Haar

Weddings in India give brides that one chance to look like a ‘Rani’ from head to toe. Nothing can justify the occasion better when she has a raani haar sitting pretty and eloquent on her dainty neck.

If you think an Extravagant Necklace such as raani haar is heavy bridal jewlery meant for our great nani and dadi, think again.

The 21st century is witnessing rani haar designs come back in full spirit, with fashion designers having their models wear latest rani haar designs with their bridal as well as couture attires.

Even celebrity brides are turning to maharani haar designs in gold, pearl rani haar, jewellery designs rajputi necklace and pearl necklace. Classic examples are Kareena Kapoor who looked every inch a Begum in her ethnic attire and heavy jewelry including Raani Haar, Shilpa Shetty who looked resplendent in her choker necklace and design of rani haar to Aishwarya Rai who looked jaw-dropping beautiful in the raani haar she wore on her wedding day along with three more necklaces.

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Maharani Haar Designs In Gold

Grand Occasions To Flaunt Raani Haar

Royal necklaces are a favourite and must in bridal jewelry. A raani haar or a Queen necklace is a long necklace going downwards and is made up of kundans, pearls, and beautiful attachments.

The length of this extravagant necklace varies from two strands to multi-layered, all giving it a royal look and feel. Expensive precious and semi-precious stones go into the making of rani haar designs.

Let us now take a look at the various instances or events where raani haar has been worn by Indian celebs.

1. The Bride

An Indian bride in all probability would wear vintage antique jewelery passed on from her ancestors. And wearing antique is a favorite when it comes to wedding jewelry.

Latest Rani Haar Designs

Raani haar goes best with bridal lehengas that have deep colors like red, maroon, gold, bottle green and hot pink. Alternatively, brides can also wear this extravagant necklace in their mehendi ceremony since other auspicious jewelry like rings, bangles and anklets has to be avoided when mehendi is being applied.

Extravagant Necklace Raani Haar

2. For Engagement

An engagement ceremony might need you to wear something flowy and simple. This makes it the best occasion to make your jewelery stand out via raani haar.

For Engagement Raani Haar

3. As Wedding Guest

Have a wedding to attend? You might not like the idea of wearing heavy jewelry. Wear rani haar designs or pearl rani haar but make sure not to wear other items of jewelry like rings or heavy bangles. This way you will look your minimalistic best.

Pearl Rani Haar

4. Celebration Parties

In a year we have to remember several anniversaries or birthdays. If you have to go any such party, then do so by wearing latest rani haar designs with a saree or lehenga and crop top. Since celebrations such as these include family members, it is best to go for ethnic wear or western wear which is not revealing.

Latest Rani Haar Designs For Women

5. Festive Occasions

Indian festivities give us a royal chance to show our ethnic best. Complete the look by wearing sarees, lehenga cholis with extravagant necklace raani haar.

Extravagant Necklace Raani Haar For Women

6. Eid

Whether it is Ramzan or Bakra Eid, look your fashionista best by wearing the traditional design of rani haar. Eid is a wonderful passport to slip into jhumkas, jhoomar and haars.

Traditional Design Of Rani Haar

Talk of rani haar designs and pearl necklace or pearl rani haar is a favourite in Eid festivities. The pearl multi stranded rani haar will go wonderful with your Eid outfit.

Rani Haar Designs And Pearl Necklace

7. Deepavali

Create that perfect Diwali look in the festival of lights by pairing your lehengas and sarees with long raani haars.

Design Of Rani Haar

Since Diwali is all about wearing traditional and ethnic wear, rani haar designs go well with your saree blouse.

Deepavali Raani Haar Design

8. Karva Chauth

This is one traditional occasion which gives the Indian married women the complete freedom to dress in a grand manner. Bollywood celebrities like Sridevi, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon adn Madhuri Dixit are sure shot proof of how to look a Goddess when you pair heavy sarees with extravagant necklace such as raani haar.

Extravagant-necklace such as raani haar

9. Family Meet-Ups

During family gatherings, simple and light dress code is most preferred. Go keep your outfit simple, but give it a royal twist by wearing any design of rani haar which you feel would complement your attire.

Design Of Rani Haar For Women

During puja occasions, wear rani haar designs with your kurtas or blouses.

Rani Haar Designs For Fashion

10. Sangeet

If you are dancing to latest Bollywood item songs during a Sangeet ceremony, do so in style by pairing your pretty flowing dresses and lehengas with latest rani haar designs.

Latest Rani Haar Design

You could also wear palazzo pants and a crop top and wear a beautiful layered pearl rani haar with it.

Bridal Raani Haar

Which of the rani haar designs you loved the most? Do write in your feedback and also let us know the latest rani haar designs that you have read about or seen in any of the social functions you attended.

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