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When beginning with your wedding jewellery shopping, the first sartorial detail you must start off with and pay enough attention to is your trousseau necklaces. Necklaces instantly perk up your Indian and western outfits. Whether you wear them individually or with matching earrings, they instantly take your entire look a notch above. Which is why we are always flooding you with different types of necklaces. Be it chokers, rani haars, ladas, collar necklaces or bib necklaces, we have forever given you a fair share of ideas to take inspiration from. And doing our ritual right, this time around we've got the traditionally beautiful Rajasthani Aad (Aadh necklace) designs for you.

An Aad necklace (charmingly known as Rajputi Aad) is basically an elongated choker necklace that is encrusted with semi-precious stones and comes attached to a cascade of tiny pearls & jewels. Originally popular amongst Rajasthani brides, this statement necklace has come a long way now and has become a quintessential for a lot of other brides as well. So much so, that brides are picking such offbeat & experimental pieces to wear with their bridal lehenga and equip their jewellery trunks with.

If you too want to up your jewellery game and give this spectacular necklace type a try, you can't not have a look at these latest aad necklace ideas. Dig deep and fetch your favs now!

Best Rajputi Aad Necklace Ideas for every type of bride

1. A beauteous meenakari aad choker

This bride beautifully paired her bridal ensemble with a blue meenakari aad choker with pearl and polki details and looked like a true maharani.

2. A traditional yet modern piece!

 This bold and beautiful aad necklace from Raabta by Rahul's Palki collection is so gracefully unique that every contemporary bride must have it in her bridal trousseau.

3. Polki for the win!

Doesn't this bride look super gorgeous wearing this royal polki aad necklace along with matching matha patti and jhumki earrings?

4. A perfect assemblage of pearls and polki!

Who would say no to this regal polki aadh necklace outlined with tiny pearls and beads? It can lend your bridal outfit all the royal feels!

5. Totally hearting over this bride's baubles!

How stunning is this bride's gold aad necklace detailed with pearls and fancy triangular hangings! It goes so well with the bride's outfit. 

6. For the royal brides!

This rajputi aad necklace can make for a great pick to team up with your bridal lehenga. We love how those striking floral motifs are adding an edge to this beautiful necklace.

7. Simple yet elegant!

We're crushing over this bride's beguiling aadh necklace encrusted with polkis and detailed with black beads. Also, not to miss out how she smartly teamed it up with equally impressive rani haar featuring a peacock motif pendant.

8. A unique concoction of mint green and emerald green

This noteworthy aad necklace with mint green enameling and emerald green droppings is such a voguish option.

9. The dazzling appeal of greens!

Here's another bride who added a pop of color to her pastel outfit with an enameled aad necklace in green.

10. An antique creation

Are you someone who has a major obsession with antique and heirloom pieces? Then this breathtaking aad necklace bedecked with polkis and pearls is sure to win your hearts.

11. A timeless creation in polki and pearls

This photographer bride, Priyanka Kamboj Chopra too opted to team up her bridal lehenga with a captivating aad necklace from Raabta by Rahul. It was a perfect blend of pearls and polkis.

12. How about some floral burst?

This extraordinarily pretty aad necklace festooned with floral polki hangings and green enameling can make you shine like a star on your big day.

13. The charm of all gold!

This bride fashioned her fuschia pink bridal lehenga with a remarkable gold aad necklace enhanced with chand baalis and we're lovin' it!

14. Go matchy-matchy with your outfit!

Our favorite stylist bride, Sukriti Grover perfectly accessorized her eggplant Mehndi lehenga with a Rajasthani aad necklace with sickle-shaped hangings and shoulder-dusting earrings.

15. When classic meets edge!

Never knew a traditional gold aad necklace could be paired so well with a pink bridal outfit until we got our eyes on this bride's phenomenal wedding day look.

16. An heirloom piece with antique embellishments

Our Bollywood diva Sonam Kapoor too wore an heirloom rajputi aad necklace on her wedding with a multi-stranded matha patti, haathphool and rani haar.

17. It's all in the details!

This bride's not-so-usual Rajasthani aad necklace with intricate details and fancy hangings is adding all sorts of richness to her look. Also, we love how the bride tried to match her earrings with her necklace.

18. For the love of distinctive & elaborate necklaces!

One can never go wrong with a typical Rajasthani aad necklace ornamented with semi-precious stones like polkis, kundan, emeralds and pearls. So why not pick something as winning as this?

19. A gorgeous golden affair!

Want to look all impressive and regal on your D-day? Drop everything and pick this queenly aad necklace featuring dainty geometrical adornments and a bunch of pearl strings.

20. Simple and classy!

Take cues from our real bride Rashmi who paired her haldi outfit with a simplistic temple aad necklace and looked every bit stunning in her traditional avatar.

21. A steal-worthy aad necklace

We love how this bride played her jewellery game strong by pairing her baby pink lehenga so elegantly with an enameled aad necklace, pearl-stringed haar and a dainty matha patti.

22. All about polkis and pearls!

There's nothing you would not love about this avant-garde aad choker festooned with edgy triangular droppings and a bunch of pristine pearls. 

23. One with black-enameling!

Looking for jewellery inspiration? How about you give this ravishing aad choker embellished with sparkling gemstones and finished off with black enameling.

24. A fail-safe pick for brides

If you want to go a little extra with your bridal jewellery, pick this scintillating aad necklace. It will go best with a marsala or pastel pink outfit.

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25. Minimal and beautiful

For the brides who like to keep it all minimal and subtle, there's nothing more suitable than this understated yet elegant aad necklace.


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25 Dazzling & Ultra-mod Rajasthani Aad Necklace Designs for Brides

by Anupriya Khanna

25 Dazzling & Ultra-mod Rajasthani Aad Necklace Designs for Brides