What is Jhoomar?
The jhoomar is a piece of jewellery and is a hair adornment which is popular in North India.
Available at Delhi:-Amrapali, Kashmir Emporium(Delhi).
Lajpat Nagar Jewellery lane
Available at Mumabi:–Aquamarine(Mumbai)
The Jhoomar is shaped like a small fan, is a hair ornament that is typically worn on the right side of the head. It is a very popular accessory for Indian brides. It is made of gold, silver with precious stones and pearls. However, an imitation version is also available. This is made of silver dipped in gold with imitation stones and pearl drops. They look very authentic. It is available in several online sites.
This piece of jewellery has come into fashion after the Bollywood heroines were sported adorning the Jhoomar in period films. Aishwarya & Rekha in Umrao Jaan.
Young brides who wish to dress up in traditional Indian clothes with a lehenga choli opt for the Jhoomar and the mang tikka. They are both hair adornments and complement each other.