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Frequently Asked Questions For Jewellery

Fine Jewellery Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the traditional jewelry of Andhra Pradesh?

The traditional jewelry of Andhra Pradesh includes papidi billa, vanki, Rani haar, chandbali, poola jada, sutralu golusu, gold haram, Lakshmi kadiyam, kasulaperu, Nizami nath and vaddanam. Jewelry from Andhra Pradesh is mostly about traditions, values and religious sentiments. So, this jewelry is heavy, classic and passed down from one generation to another. Most of these jewelry are worn during weddings, temple ceremonies, childbirth and other traditional events.

2. What is Indian bridal jewelry?

Indian bridal jewelry is jewelry exclusively designed for brides to wear on their wedding day. Though different cultures and traditions in India have specific forms of jewelry, the most common ones include earrings, necklaces, rani haar, maang tikka, bangles, nose ring, kamar bandh, wedding rings, hathphool and bajubandh. In some parts of India, people believe wearing pearl jewelry on the wedding day brings happiness and joy to the couple's life. Wearing pearls and gold jewelry is the oldest trend in bridal jewelry and is also a popular alternative to diamond jewelry. Eventually, it is the bride's choice as to what she wants to wear on her wedding day.

3. What is Indian head jewelry called?

Indian head jewelry is known as maang tikka, matha patti or passa in different parts of India. It has a chain with a hook on one end and a designer pendant or danglers on the other. Maang tikka is an essential piece of ornament a bride wears on the wedding day. Though it is part of the vital elements of solah shringar (sixteen embellishments) for the bride, maang tikkas are also worn by bridesmaids and other women in the wedding for events like mehndi, haldi and sangeet. It gives a chic spin to attires such as lehengas and anarkali salwars.

4. What are the different types of Haram designs?

Haram designs are inspired by Indian folklore. These are long heavy necklaces exclusively popular among brides in south India. Haram gold comes in many designs. Some of them are as follows:

1. Peacock Haram design: Inspired by the design seen on peacocks, it includes green stones and peacock shapes on the necklace.

2. Mango Malai Haram design: It includes mango-shaped elements in the chain, followed by a massive pendant available in different shapes and designs.

3. Kasu Haram design: It includes coin-shaped elements embossed with motifs in the chain, followed by a pendant usually consisting of a deity.

4. Stone Malai: Often comes in a 3-piece layered chain with a tear-shaped pendant designed using gold and pearls.

5. Do you have any gold savings schemes?

1.TheKanaka Vruksham Advance Purchase Planis a flexible 10-month plan that includes a bonus instalment on the completion of the 11-month plan. Customers are required to make equal instalments over 10 months, and krishna jewellers-pearls and gems will provide the additional instalment as a bonus in the 11th month.

2. Enrollment in the Advance Purchase Plan is open to anyone by completing a simple form.

3. Customers have the option to select any denomination starting at a multiple of Rs 5000/- minimum Rs 15000/-

4. An advance receipt will be issued for every payment made.

5. After completing the 10 instalment, customers must wait for 30 days before they can purchase jewellery.

6. The maturity date will be exactly 330 days from the date of enrollment.

6. Should you buy gold jewelry online?

Yes, buying gold jewelry online is as safe as buying it physically. You must ensure that you buy gold online only from a reputed store like Krishna Jewellers Pearls and Gems. It is India's most trusted online site for buying gold, silver, pearls and other jewelry. You can place your orders over the phone or online, and you will get them within 5 to 7 working days packed in tamper-proof boxes. If you do not like the product and want to exchange or return it, you can contact their customer service center.

7. What is the 22-carat gold price today in Hyderabad?

Twenty-two-carat gold price today in Hyderabad is INR 4,675 per gram. With 3% GST, the total price of gold in Hyderabad is INR 4,815. The price of 10 grams of 22-carat gold is INR 48,150 and of 24-carat gold is INR 52,000 in Hyderabad. The gold price keeps fluctuating. On July 10, 2022, the price of 10 grams of 22-carat gold was 51,630, and on July 12, it was INR 48,550. So, if you plan to shop for gold jewelry online or offline, now is a good time.

8. What is Rani haar?

Rani haar is considered a royal piece of jewelry, traditionally worn by queens and princesses in ancient India. It is a long, heavy gold necklace weighing around 50 grams and loaded with precious and semi-precious stones. With time, it became a staple ornament for brides to wear on their wedding day. It is an additional layering of chain, complementing other ornaments and bridal attire. However, you will also spot celebrities and public figures wearing Rani haar on different occasions. It comes in many designs and patterns, and you can choose one based on your choice and type of event.

9. What is papidi billa?

Papidi billa is the Telugu version of maang tikka. It is traditional south Indian head jewelry. Papidi billa is an essential piece of hair accessory brides wear on their wedding day. People believe maang tikka protects the bride from the evil eye and other negative energies. These tikkas mostly have a chain with a hook on one end and a big pendant on the other, worn usually by parting the hair. You will spot women of all ages wearing papidi billa for occasions like sangeet, haldi and mehendi.

10. Which carat is pure gold?

Twenty-four-carat gold is 100% pure gold, with no other metal mixed in making jewelry and accessories. It is more expensive than any other form of gold. Though it is the purest form of gold, many people prefer 22-carat gold because 24-carat gold is malleable, and ornaments made out of 24-carat can break easily. Despite the former’s lesser purity, it is comparably more durable than 24k. The same applies to 18k, which is 75% but more durable than 22k and 24k. However, some people still use jewelry made of 24k on special occasions.

11. Which type of bridal jewelry is best?

Gold jewelry is the best type of bridal jewelry, because it is considered auspicious. Temple jewelry, pearl jewelry, and kundan jewelry are the other popular types of bridal jewelry found in India. Many people invest in gold jewelry as it possesses excellent investment value, has great resale value and can be passed on to generations. Bridal jewelry typically includes earrings, necklace, Rani haar, maang tikka or papidi billa, bangles, nose ring, kamar bandh, wedding ring, hathphool and bajubandh. These ornaments are parts of solah shringar in India.

12. What is vanki jewelry?

Vanki jewelry usually comes in the form of a gorgeous piece of ornament designed for the arms. Otherwise known as bajubandh or armlet, vanki comes in various designs and is worn slightly above the elbow. In south India, you will find gold and pearl vanki designs in inverted-V shapes that can glide effortlessly in the arms. Whether you want to wear vanki jewelry on one or both hands depends on your choice and preference. The ornament is essential for the bride, as it enhances the overall look of the mehndi on the hands and also wards off negative energy.

13. What is a bajubandh?

Bajubandh, vanki or armlet is a vital piece of wedding jewelry worn by Indian brides. It is considered auspicious for brides to wear a bajubandh on their wedding day either on one or both hands. Bajubandh designs vary from delicate to solid and come in silver, gold and precious stone-studded embellishments. With changing times, brides flaunt their jewelry, including bajubandhs, at other events such as mehndi, haldi, sangeet and reception. Today, women of all ages wear bajubandhs as a style statement on different occasions.

14. What is polki jewelry?

Polki jewelry has diamonds on it and is one of the most popular types of Indian bridal jewelry. Polki is a form of a natural diamond that is unpolished and unfaceted and does not undergo rigorous processing like other forms of diamonds. Polki's natural look, feel and texture remains as it is. Polki diamonds are used in everything, from the bridal necklace, maang tikka, vanki and hathphool to finger ring and nose pin. Polki jewelry is also considered timeless, meaning it becomes a part of a family legacy that goes from generation to the next.

15. What is kasulaperu?

The term kasulaperu has its origins in the Telugu language, which means coin necklace. The same chain is called kasumala in the Malayalam language. This necklace is indispensable for south Indian brides. Kasuleperu is crafted with small gold strung together to form a beautiful chain. It almost looks like the coins are overlapping each other. Kasuleperu can be a plain coin chain or may come along with a pearl danger pendant or Lakshmi pendant. You can choose from many more designs of this type of necklace on your special day. You can also wear kasumala on other auspicious occasions like puja and thread ceremonies.

16. Which is the best online shopping site for jewelry?

Krishna Jewellers Pearls and Gems have been a part of the jewelry industry for around four decades. It is a leading online shopping site for jewelry in India where you can shop for pearl jewelry, gold pearl jewelry, silver articles and other forms of jewelry. The brand keeps up with the current market trends and offers some of the best traditional jewelry in the country. Krishna Jewellers Pearls and Gems provides a hassle-free 30-day money-back guarantee on each piece of jewelry purchased online. Moreover, you can also enjoy a 30-day exchange policy, free shipping and other services from the brand.

17. Is it good to buy temple jewelry?

Yes, buying temple jewelry is considered very auspicious for brides. The designs of temple jewelry typically include embellishments in the form of gods and goddesses. It is usually made using gold and studded with precious and semi-precious stones. These stones include pearls, polkis, diamonds, kundan and meenakari. You can buy temple jewelry for special occasions like marriage, childbirth, or when performing classical dance. However, when purchasing temple jewelry online, make sure you buy it from a trusted online store like Krishna Jewellers Pearls and Gems.

18. What is antique gold jewelry?

Gold jewelry that has existed for over 100 years is called antique gold jewelry. It means if you have any jewelry homemade before the year 1921, it will be considered antique now. This kind of jewelry is exclusive because of its design, resale values, and uniqueness, which is hard to replicate. Gold antique jewelry can range from finger rings, necklaces and maang tikkas to vanki and anklets. It can be expensive to buy antique gold jewelry today because of its intricate craftsmanship.

19. Which type of vaddanam is the best?

Vaddanam, otherwise known as oddiyanam, kamar patta, or waist chain, is a gorgeous piece of ornament worn like a belt on the waist to hold the traditional attire in place. Some types of vaddanam that are the best include:

1. Antique vaddanam

2. Gold vaddanam

3. Diamond vaddanam

4. Pearl vaddanam

5. Kundan vaddanam

6. Temple vaddanam

7. Silver vaddanam

These waist belts come in different designs and are studded with precious and semi-precious gemstones. It can be a sleek waistband or a heavy centerpiece, followed by a chain with a hook.

20. Why do Indian brides wear bangles?

Bridal bangles signify happiness, luck and prosperity. For Indian brides, bangles are not merely a fashion accessory but a part of their identity. Different coloured bangles have different meanings. The red bangle is for energy and prosperity, green is for luck and fertility, yellow is for happiness, and so on. Bangles have evolved, and now they are available in the form of kangan, kada and bracelets. So, brides can choose from a wide variety of bangles and wear them on their special day.

21.Why are chandbali earrings famous?

Chandbali or moon earrings are famous among Indian women because of their exquisite design and shape. This particular design was worn by Mughals, Rajputs, and other kings and queens of different eras. The crescent moon shape with pretty pearl danglers is a must for traditional events like weddings, mehndi, sangeet and haldi. Also, because they are crafted in classic and contemporary style, they go well with anarkali suits, sarees and lehengas. Whether you like to wear antique or lightweight earrings, chandbali earrings cater to all.

22. How many bangles do Indian brides wear?

Bangles are significant for Indian brides as they symbolize good health and prosperity. However, the number of bangles each bride wears is culture-specific. For example, Maharashtrian and Punjabi brides wear about 21 bangles, while a Telugu bride might wear seven bangles on their wedding day. However, the most important thing is to wear them in odd numbers such as 7,9, 11 and 21.

23. How do I know that all your precious stones (including Diamonds) are original?

We will provide an authenticity certificate along with your jewellery that certifies that the precious stones are 100% authentic.

24. Can I ask for my own design to be made?

In gold-based jewellery, we take orders for customized jewellery. Please call us at +91 8499011111. You can also drop us an email at [email protected].

Online Purchase

1. Video Call Shopping is Available?

Yes, Schedule a Video Call, and we'll show you our latest collections. If you don't have time for video shopping, you can connect with us on WhatsApp Please call us at +91 8499011111 (or) [email protected].

2. Can I order over phone?

Yes, you can place an order over phone. Please call us at +91 8499011111 (or) [email protected] with the product code

3. Are all products available on COD?

No, products are available on COD only when for order value under Rs. 50,000.

Shipping & Delivery

1. What is the estimated delivery time?

We try to deliver all products between 5-7 working days. While silver and fashion jewellery get delivered within 4-5 working days, gold products could take longer than 7 days on occasion based on the design of the product and its availability.

2. Internatinal Shipping is Available?

Yes Available, for More Information - Internatinal Shipping

3. Will my product be safe during the course of delivery?

All your jewellery is placed in Hard jewellery boxes, which in turn is tamper proof pack along with the relevant certificates. Please inspect your package for any damage while receiving it.

4. How do I track my order after shipping?

Once your order is shipped, you will receive the order ID along with the shipment tracking number via email and SMS from KJPG or call us at+91 8499011111


1. What is the procedure for return?

Call our customer care team at +91 8499011111 or drop an email to [email protected] and they will guide you further.

2. Can I exchange my item for something else on your website?

Yes, you can exchange your product for something else on the KPJ online store. You need to return the product along with a copy of the invoice within the 30-day exchange period and purchase a new product for the same invoice value. Call our customer care team at +91 8499011111 or drop an email to [email protected] for more information.

3. How do I know if my returned product has reached you??

We usually suggest a lead-time of 2 weeks from the day you sent the product to the day we receive the same. The moment your product comes to us, we will intimate you via SMS and email.

4. How long will it take to refund?

We usually take 15 days to refund the amount for a returned product. You will receive an email and SMS once the refund has been processed.

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