6 celebrity-inspired mangalsutra designs for the minimalist bride

Bring in a modern minimalist twist to a traditional ornament when you tie the knot!

Traditionally, the mangalsutra is seen as an integral part of the scared ceremony of matrimony. Bet you didn’t know the symbolism behind the mangalsutra—it’s an auspicious chain that indicates the unifying of two souls! And over the years, as the mangalsutra’s meaningful rites have stayed intact, there has been a departure its traditional design. Modifications, personalizations and changes in design have introduced more character and creativity to this ornament. No longer does this go down as a part of a mundane wedding ritual, it’s now used as a solid style statement by modern brides.

Minimal mangalsutra designs are trending and we are here for it. Dainty, delicate and practical cuts for this piece of jewellery is a style priority for brides-to-be. Take inspiration from your favourite celebrities that are setting a new tone for bridal mangalsutras

Deepika's solitaire mangalsutra

This mangalsutra is a minimalist's delight! The eye-catching solitaire centrepiece hanging by the beaded chain is hard to miss. If you’re always on the go and are looking to cop easy chic ways to wear a mangalsutra across outfits of all styles, then take inspiration from Deepika’s single solitaire mangalsutra.

Katrina's pendant mangalsutra 

Katrina’s drop-down mangalsutra style is a pleasant and pleasing way to adorn this piece of jewellery. Its stunning way how the essence of a traditional mangalsutra is retained, while still being relatively modern in its own minimal aesthetic.

Sonam's custom-made mangalsutra 

Sonam gave a contemporary twist to the traditional mangalsutra and added the cutest touch to it. Bringing in your star signs by the sides of a solitaire is a unique and memorable way to make this ritual fun. Quirky and different, if you’re looking for an offbeat design, this is anything but basic.

Patralekha's regal mangalsutra 

Patralekha’s mangalsutra is from Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s intimate fine jewellery collection. Made in 18 carat gold, this bespoke mangalsutra is threaded in black onyx and small pearl halos on the side. It doesn’t get more royal than this. 

Alia's infinity sign mangalsutra

Alia’s mangalsutra had unqiue mix of traditional and personal elements. The auspiscious chain was made up of black beads and a gold chain, it also featured a teardrop diamond pendant with an infinity sign! Even her kaleera incorporated the same infinity sign and this is a great way to make wedding rituals intimate and special. 

Yami's luxe mangalsutra

Yami adorned BVLGARI’s exclusive and minimal mangalsutra. With18 kt yellow gold necklace set with round black onyx inserts, pavé diamonds, and is seen on many more celebrities. Clearly a crowd favourite and is a very sophisticated take on this bridal piece. 

Feature image: Instagram/ @stylebyami