Have you ever seen any Nigerian Bride without Traditional Jewelry for her traditional wedding or engagement? Of course, it is rare. 89% of brides use one traditional piece of jewelry or the other.
What does this mean to you? It implies that a wedding is a big day and a huge deal in the life of couples, this has made them invest so much in their look (appearance/dressing). Another factor that contributes to this is the tribe of the couples. Hence, Traditional Jewelry designs otherwise known as Beads are an important fashion accessory invested in by every Nigerian couple when preparing for their wedding.
As you know, your wedding look is incomplete without a great Jewellery design to match your dress. So, Are you preparing for your wedding or engagement? Do you have anyone around you preparing for one, yet doesn’t know what Traditional Jewelry Designs to settle for? Worry not, in this blog post, you will know which design to settle for as you’ll be taken on a ride to view different pictures of amazing traditional jewelry designs and colors to wear on your big day.
Amazing Traditional Jewelry Designs For You
Traditional Jewelry Designs are worn to complement a wedding look. These designs have a way of giving a unique look to every bride, However, attention must be given to color, size, and design itself as over the years they have taken over the role of gold and silver. Below are traditional Jewellery designs you can choose for your wedding:
1. Red Coral Beads/Golden Beads
This is one of the most popular traditional jewelry designs used by Nigerian brides. It has its origination in Edo as it is a sign of Royalty or wealth. It can be made from pearls, crystals, glass, or plastic.
Coral blends well with every color ranging from White, Gold, Green, Peach, etc. This explains why it is majorly worn by all brides. Although creativity seems to be changing the story, it still does not rule out the fact that it is a design that has come to stay.
2. Plain strings of beads
This is also another traditional jewelry design that can be used for weddings. Here, beads are only stringed to the thread. Often time, it comes in three steps or layers and different colors
3. Beads decorated with brooches
This is a design that comes in three steps or more, with a piece of golden jewelry fastened to the side to make it look creative.
4. Yellow beads
Yellow is another great color that blends well with any color for weddings. it comes in various shapes, we have the peanut shape colored beads, etc.
5. Blue beads
I must say this is the second adopted jewelry after the coral bead as it gives a bride a shiny look and it can be worn with any color of wedding dress.
7. Plastic Jewelry designs
This is another piece of jewelry that looks stylish on the bride, although it is less expensive compared to all other designs.
8. Glass beads
This is yet another design that gives a bride a natural look. Although for a more stylish and young look, you can go for Crystal bead designs.
9. Crystals and Gemstones design
For a more astonishing look, you can go for bridal beads made with a mixture of crystals and gemstones. Often time, it is beautified with a brooch attached to the side.
Other Nigerian Traditional Jewelry designs include:
- Floral Traditional Jewelry design,
- Geometrical design,
- Pearl-shaped design, etc
30 Nigerian traditional jewelry designs gallery
Nigerian Traditional Jewelry Designs for wedding comes in different shapes, length, color, etc to complement your Aso Oke, Ankara Prints, Lace, or George. However, all it does is to make a bride looks stylish, and elegant on her day as looking more beautiful than ever before is the goal of every bride on her big day.
To settle for any Jewellery designs for your wedding, be aware of the length which includes: choker (15-17 inches), opera (34-37 inches), princess (17-19 inches), matinee (20-24 inches), etc.
What Traditional Jewellery designs and Jewelry would you be rocking on your big day?
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