Kamarband is an accessory that adds charm to the demeanour of women. If you have to match your ethnic outfit with the right accessory, it is always the right choice, as it will add sensual elegance. As we all love and are passionate about our beauty, wearing it is a beautiful adornment to maintain it. From ages it has ruled the fashion world with its beautiful designs and completely elegant look. That’s the reason I choose this amazing accessory as my new blog. Read it to know more about the importance, types and its styling to shine out when you wear it for any occasion like wedding ceremony, reception party or Sangeet Ceremony.
We can trace the origin of it to be 4000 years ago from India. It is made up of different metals like gold or silver along with pearls, jewels and gemstones. It is not just a fashion accessory but also a mark of social status, royalty, charm and religious medallion. It also plays a role of the most significant accessory while accessorizing the bride for her wedding ceremony starting from the Mehendi Ceremony to Reception Ceremony. There will be no end to one’s imagination when I talk about it, as it is one of the accessory that occupies the centre place. Bollywood has been a great inspiration behind styling it in elegant way which you can flaunt at any occasion. Many Bollywood divas like Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranout and Ashwariya Rai bachchan have carried it with great ease and style. Here I have mentioned everything you need to know before styling Kamarband.
Significance of Kamarband in Indian Culture
1. It holds an important place in adorning married women as it is one of the elements of solah shringaar.
2. It is generally made of gold or silver which symbolises goddess Lakshmi.
3. Mainly used from early ages as an ornament to enhance women’s figure.
4. Gold used in it destroy the germs in the women’s body.
5. It is believed that wearing Kamarband protects you from evil eye and provides positive energy.
6. It enhances the beauty of the women with ease.
7. Wearing ornaments prevents whole family from negative influences.
8. It is seen as a sign of marital status but unmarried girls also wear them.
9. It is also seen as a symbol of prosperity, wealth and wellness of women’s family.
10. It is a very important accessory worn during wedding ceremony in India.
Types of Kamarband
For women, getting ready is not an easy task. We women, have different types of ethnic outfit for which we also need different footwear and accessories to pair with that complements the Indian look. So, to make your life little easier, I have composed a list of Indian Kamarband which acts as a saviour on traditional occasions such as Wedding, Reception, Mehendi or Sangeet.
1. Gold Kamarband
2. Silver Kamarband
3. Diamond Kamarband
4. Kundan Kamarband
5. Pearl Kamarband
6. Single layer Kamarband
7. Multi Layered Kamarband
8. Chabbi Chhalla
9. Flower Kamarband
10. Necklace Kamarband
Tips To Style Kamarband The Right Way
• First of all you should figure out what type of kamarband will go well with your outfit colour and pattern.
• If your outfit has golden embroidery or combination then don’t go for silver kamarband.
• If your Saree or Lehenga has heavy embroidery try to go for simple Kamarband.
• If your outfit is simple, then opt for three layered or two layered Kamarband to add up light to your look.
• Make sure you don’t go for a broad Kamarband unless it is very important ceremony that you attending.
• To keep it simple yet elegant go for pearl or diamond Kamarband this will lift your look with ease.
• If you wearing a Lehenga or Sharara make sure you wear the kamarband a bit above your waist.
• If you are styling it with saree it looks below or on waist.
• Traditional saree like the cotton or silk saree can be styled with Chabbi Chhalla to mainatain the traditional look.
• Avoid overdoing it as it can break your look.