Payal or anklet is the ornament which is worn around the ankle. There is a different name for payal like ankle chain, ankle bracelet, Paijeb or Paizeb and Kolusu.
The origin of Payal dates back to ancient times in India and in that time it was believed that heavy payal was a symbol of wealth and status. In Indian tradition, married women need to compulsorily wear payal but now this tradition is dying in the modern time.
In traditional folk dance, payal is the must-have ornament which has Ghungroos with tickling sound. Payal helps to beautify the ankle and lend a hint of elegance.
There is a different type of Payal or Anklets trending in the fashion industry:
Silver Finish Payal: Wearing silver anklets are an age-old form of tradition. Why are silver payal preferred to be worn and not gold? It has a popular belief that Gold is considered as auspicious and has great importance in Hindu tradition, so Gold is not worn below the waistline. In Maharashtra, silver payal is known as painjan. Beautiful designs are available in real silver payal but we could find much more attractive designs in imitation silver payal as well.
Kundan Payal: Kundan jewellery is ruling the fashion industry. Kundan payal gives a beautiful royal touch to women’s appearance. This payal is a perfect pick for a bride to club with her costumes. Kundan anklets are available in various designs from delicate to heavy.
Antique Gold Payal: In today’s time antique jewellery is in much more demand nowadays. Antique gold payal look beautiful with festive ethnic attires. These anklets features detail intricate carving design and have embellishment of stones.
Diamond Payal: For a modern look, diamond payal is the best option. American diamond anklets add a dash of glamour to women’s appearance. These payal looks outstanding when clubbed with the designer costume.
Ankle Bracelet & Toe Ring with Payal: This is the latest form of payal which is mostly seen in bride’s accessory collection. The Payal is attached with toe rings with the help of a chain.
Single Leg Anklet: In modern times, girls wear anklet in the single leg which is available in beautiful delicate designs. This anklet is available in silver, golden and rose-gold finish.
Anuradha Art Jewellery offers a range of designer anklets and payal at an affordable cost. We provide designer anklets, trendy payal, traditional payal, modern payal, casual anklets and western wear anklets.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Payal?
The Payals are a pair of anklets which have been worn in India for the last 8000 years approximately. These are often paired with toe rings by the new brides and married women. Gold and Silver Payals are the most popular ones amongst women. Payals can also be heirloom gifts given by a mother to her daughter during her wedding. The most vintage-looking Payals are heavily worn by women in the new age and even the style has made many international appearances on different ramps.
What are different Payal designs?
There is ethnic and spiritual importance linked with the tradition of wearing Payals in India. There are various styles of these in the way they are designed. In North India, the design is much different than what one sees in South India. The Classic Gold Payal design is the most favourite of all the other styles, then there are Ajmeri Payals from Rajasthan, which are known as Paijebs. These are heavier in thickness and layering in comparison to the other ones. Toe Ring Payals are another popular Payals amongst the brides of India. For any woman who loves her colours, Polki stone Payals are the perfect pick. This looks vibrant and intricate due to the use of so many colours. Silver Payals look beautiful on everyone and these can be decorated with stones and crystals as well. Kundan Payals are also famous nowadays, and so are the Pearl Payals which look pretty and bright.