Durga Puja is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate and welcome Goddess Durga than to pay her a homage through jewellery inspired by her?
These homegrown brands have done exactly that by creating quirky pieces of jewellery inspired by the goddess. While some bear a direct resemblance, the others seek inspiration from her to create abstract pieces with Durga motifs.
Here is a list of Durga-inspired accessories that you can flaunt this festive season…
Kolkata-based designer Mahuya Acharjya has come up with this handcrafted necklace in brass, with a pendant inspired by the goddess’s Kali avatar. This metal piece is a statement accessory that you can definitely try this Puja. You will be impressed to see its intricate detailing — the goddess’s trishul headband, the red tika on her forehead and her eyes and tongue — paying a symbolic homage to the goddess.
Fun, bright and quirky — this beaded Durga earring is a great way to include the goddess motif to your festive look. With colours like red, yellow and blue, these earrings are versatile enough to be worn with a number of outfits. The goddess’s eyes are the highlight of this piece and will be a fine addition to your collection.
Inspired by the power of the Goddess — Shakti — this abstract piece represents grace and celebrates women empowerment. Made from copper and brass, the necklace features the symbolic eyes of the goddess along with her trishul. This creation urges its wearers and beholders to accept the beauty that lies in shakti during various phases of womanhood
Beaded earrings with shells
If you’re looking for a more prominent motif of the goddess, this pair of danglers is sure to win you over. These Durga earrings have a festive vibe and depict the more traditional form of the goddess. From having a mukut to the ornamentation around the goddess, these earrings have it all. Featuring colours like yellow, red and blues, the earrings are vibrant and the addition of the shells make them even better.
Known for her cute and quirky illustrations, Roshni Bhattacharya has come up with these magnets-with-badge options for you to flaunt this festive season. The badges feature the goddess in adorable cartoon forms, primarily as a young girl having fun. In many ways, this resonates with the childhood joys of Puja — a fun way to add the goddess motif to your looks. Pin it to your jackets, shirts or bags and you’re good to go.