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Apart from bangles, maang tikka, earrings, and necklaces, Payal (traditionally called as Pajeb) is yet another important and unmissable adornment for most Indian brides. These quaint foot ornaments hold significant traditional value and are a key part of the quintessential 16 adornments (Solah Shringar). Besides the traditional essence, these foot jewellery pieces amp up the mehendi-laden feet of the bride like nothing else. In fact, Bridal Payal or anklets inject that old-world charm to the wedding day outfit that enhances the overall look by manifolds.  

Brides can choose their wedding day Payal with intricate meenakari work or the ones embellished with jewels and gobs of ghunghroos - there is a vast variety of mesmerizing Payal designs for brides. So, to make your jewellery shopping easier, here we bring you some of the most beautiful bridal Payal designs we spotted off late. After all, it is always better to have a basic know-how of trending designs so that you make a chic and modish choice.

Trending Payal Designs For Bride

1. A statement silver anklet embellished with chunky green jewels

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One of the most trending Payal designs on Instagram, this anklet is traditional and so stylish at the same time.

2. Statement Payal from Raabta by Rahul's latest Palki collection

In this statement, Payal celebrates the wedding finery with motifs of elephants, palanquins, brides, and grooms. The tiny ghunghroos keep the chiming sound alive.

3. A blingy one 

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There is nothing as 'too much bling' for an Indian bride! 

4. Traditional yet stylish Oxidised silver anklet

Traditionality has its own charm and this oh-so-gorgeous oxidized pair with dainty coloured stones is proof! 

5. Gota Payal for Mehendi ceremony

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Isn't this Payal a perfect assemblage of floral and Gota jewellery?  

6. A simplistic Payal design with pearl droppings

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A simple yet elegant Golden Payal with dainty pearls etched to perfection.

7. Mirror-work anklet for fashion-forward brides

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These mirror-work anklets are so contemporary and will surely win you maximum compliments!

8. Pink-hued floral Payal design

Level up your mehendi look with these beautiful floral anklets! The 3-D roses, tiny ghunghroos, and pretty pearls make it one drool-worthy masterpiece!

9. Traditional Gold Payal

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This traditional gold Payal design is sheer elegance!

10. Silver Payal design with gobs of ghunghroos

Who doesn't love the quintessential chiming sound of Payal?

11. A broad silver anklet with emerald and Kundan embellishments

A Payal design that strikes a perfect balance between antique and modern.

12. A conventional Golden Payal

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For the ones who wanna stay true to traditional designs, this golden South-Indian style Payal with broad Patti is a great option.

13. A breathtakingly beautiful Floral anklet

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Yet another viral anklet design on the Internet! *Perfect accessory for mehendi ceremony*

14. A unique Payal design with suspended details

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A designer pearl-stringed Payal with suspended stonework and pearl droppings

15. Intricate Payal design

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A traditional golden Payal design for brides with detailed work

16. An edgy Kundan Payal

This two-layered Kundan Payal with coloured gems is so unusual! 

17. Kundan embellished Payal

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A minimal Payal design with Kundan embellishments *So elegant*

18. Elegance in Gold

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Gold anklets adorned with little pearls and stones to add the right amount of charm to your mehendi-laden feet.

19. Baraat Payal Designs That Are Taking The Internet By Storm!

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Looking for a quirky payal design to wear on your wedding day? Check out these trending payal designs that breaking the internet like anything else. 


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19 Payal Designs for the Brides to take Foot Jewellery Inspo from!

by Medha Chawla

19 Payal Designs for the Brides to take Foot Jewellery Inspo from!