One of the must-have shots of your wedding album is where your head is tilted back and the photographer captures your beautiful maang tikka and eye makeup. Posing for it is simple and gives you an ethereal image of your bridal jewellery. Maang tikka images are such a favourite among wedding photographers that we decided to showcase a gallery of different designs and photos. We hope it will give you inspiration for your own bridal trousseau and bridal shoot.
1. Kundan Maang Tikka with a dash of Emerald Green
You can always add colour to your jewellery with precious and semi-precious stones but this emerald green takes this maang tikka image up a notch. The Kundan setting of the stones upholds the traditional essence of this jewellery for your big day and we can’t emphasise enough on the fact that the green in this maang tikka fills it with life. Pair it with an outfit that is either light in shade like maybe a beige lehenga or with the classic red lehenga and get yourself a striking ensemble. And posing like you’re putting on an earring has always been a classic bridal photograph that upholds your features very closely in the portrait.
2. Kundan Maang Tikka with Pearl Matha Patti
What we love most about this maang tikka is its shape. It is perfect for brides with a rectangular face as it will also give her appearance a softer look. The matha patti is a fabulous way to frame your face better and the side-swept hair only adds to your beauty. Pearls have always added a regal touch to every look that they are a part of, making them perfect for the D-Day avatar. The pose is a fail-proof one making it easy for you to look effortlessly impressive.
3. Rust Gold Maang Tikka
Who would've thought that a rustic gold maang tikka could look so chic and perfect for the wedding day! The sheen of the gold is reduced to more matte and less gold and the darker sides of the piece with a Kundan centre and a pearl drop, it can subtly amp up any bridal lehenga. Pair it with offbeat lehenga colours and you’ll get yourself a statement look. Again, the pose is as classic as it gets.
4. A Maang Tikka in Black and White
Of course, the maang tikka is not black and white but what makes it stand out from all other maang tikka images is the fact that the picture is black and white. This image makes it look like elegance has been freed of the trap of time and has been held carefully in this photographer’s shot. The dangling pearls make it even more appealing to look at. This magic can be created with any coloured maang tikka image, but one with an oxidised metal base for the accessory will make it picture-perfect!
5. A Maang Tikka so Simple, so Pure
When a maang tikka is this simple, it’s grace captures the onlooker in its mystique. This single-string Kundan stone-studded maang tikka and matha patti can be your go-to design if you are a minimalism-loving bride. Pair it with your reception outfit and you’re definitely going to make a statement with your look. Pastel colours invite minimal jewellery and the picture speaks of the same. As for the pose, it looks like a candid moment among a sea of posed maang tikka images that lost to this one.
6. Cresent Maang Tikka
We are totally digging the crescent design of this maang tikka. You can clearly see why this picture made it to our list of maang tikka images. It looks so delicate and yet carries such a refinement in its appeal. The Kundan crescent and pearl strings that hold it in place are perfect for any pre-wedding function. Pair it with a pair of chaandbalis and you will surely see the difference it makes to the whole outfit.
7. Meenakari Maang Tikka and Matha Patti
Add colours to your Mehndi outfit with a Meenakari maang tikka and matha patti such as this. If you’re planning plaits for your Mehndi hairstyle, this will totally raise the style factor and make you shine as a bride. The intricate designing and the contrasting play of colours in this piece of jewellery makes you stand out and at the same time be in sync with the occasion. Pose by looking at your Mehndi and let your wedding photographer do the rest.
8. Mirror-Work Maang Tikka
Tone down the bling and add some funk to your Mehndi outfit with a mirror-work maang tikka and matha patti. Look for quirky designs like in this maang tikka image in the lanes of Shahpur Jat market if you’re from Delhi. Designs such as these will definitely showcase your millennial spirit while keeping the traditional aspect intact. The trinkets and the fine designing gives it a lavish finishing touch perfect for your big day.
9. Floral Maang Tikka
The latest mehndi jewellery trend that has been raging and continues to range among the brides these days is floral jewellery. And a floral maang tikka such as this one is giving us all the fresh feels of this Mehndi outfit. Look at how joyful this bride looks in the arms of her forever. You can strike a similar pose to look your best in your maang tikka images. The flowers used to make this jewellery can be freshly plucked or designed from cloth and paper as well, whatever suits the call!
What will make your headgear stand out in maang tikka images is the right bridal hairstyle! So consult your makeup artist during your makeup trial itself to get the best out of your look.
Have these maang tikka images left you craving for more bridal jewellery inspiration? Go to our jewellery vendors and have a look.