Popular Maharashtrian Bridal Jewellery From Head To Toe

Have you ever observed a Maharashtrian bride? Once she gets ready with her complete bridal attire, she looks no more than an angel. Her exquisite beauty is made even more striking by her Maharashtrian bridal jewellery, paithani saree, and chandrakore bindi. Whether it is their traditional gold earrings or gold necklace set, a bride looks complete in her traditional gold jewellery. 

If you also like the style of a typical Maharashtrian bride and want to slay in style on your special day, we have your back. In this article, we have listed the complete list of Maharashtrian bridal jewellery for all newbies so that you can rock your Marathi mulgi look on your special day from head to toe. 

Traditional Maharashtrian Bridal Jewellery

  • Nath

One of the most uniquely designed and traditional Maharastra jewellery is a beautifully carved nose ring. It is a crescent-shaped nose ring that is studded with pearls, mostly pink and white. All the Marathi ladies wear this nath on every special occasion, from weddings to religious ceremonies. 

  • Thushi

It is a gold choker necklace designed with closely woven gold beads that form a layer of strings. It has an adjustable dori or thread at the back to make it comfortable for everyone. Its jowar seed design indicates that the newlywed bride would bring prosperity to her new home. 

  • Common Thushi

As the name suggests, it is a simple necklace set with a plain and elegant design. This Thushi’s trademark is a single strand of golden clustered beads with matching earrings. 

  • Vajratik Thushi

Vajratik thushi is a bit fancy, broad, and thick as compared to other thushis. 

  • Mangalsutra

The mangalsutra design of a Maharashtrian mangalsutra is a bit unique compared to others. It is a traditional sacred thread woven with black and gold beads and a bowl-shaped pendant in between. This mangalsutra design has a pendant that is hollow on the inner side and has a design on the outer side. 

  • Kolhapuri Saaj

It is a necklace that originated in the most vibrant city of Maharashtra, Kolhapur. This Maharashtrian bridal jewellery is gifted to the bride by the groom’s family. It has 21 leaves with a pendant in the center called the saaj ghaat. 

  • Putli Haar/Laxmi Haar

The putli, or Laxmi haar, is a beautifully woven gold necklace with a few rounds of coins adorned with Goddess Laxmi embellishments. These coins are wrapped in a silk thread with the motifs of Laxmi, which indicate wealth. 

  • Bugdi

These are the traditional gold earrings worn on the helix part of the ears. These, adorned with white pearls and colorful stones, are now the choice of every modern bride. 

  • Tode

These are the traditional bangles made out of 23-karat gold. The intricate designs of these bangles take a lot of effort and expertise from the craftsman to make with complete precision. The beauty of these bangles is that they are handcrafted and, if customized, take lots of effort to make. 


In conclusion, other than the above-mentioned traditional  Maharashtrian bridal jewellery, there are other ornaments like Mohan mala, chooda, ambada, tanmani, and jodvi (toe ring) that complete her look and make her look stunningly beautiful.