From chain link necklaces to huggie earrings with baroque pearls, chunky gold jewellery with clean lines are officially back in trend. Whether we owe it to the resurgence of the when this trend was all the rage, or to the fashion girlies like Kendall Jenner and Dua Lipa who have been wearing pieces like this (such as the Bottega Veneta gold drop earrings) is still a question.
The gold jewellery that are currently popular are all versatile. When worn on its own, they can be a simple accent to a muted outfit. When layered up, these thick and pieces can come together to create impressive ensembles from simple outfits. If you’re someone who loves fine jewellery, but is on a budget, there are a whole slew of Indian brands that are curating jewellery that are solid gold, gold-plated, gold-filled or gold-vermeil (sterling silver with gold coating) at affordable price points.
From chunky chains to tennis bracelets and from charm necklaces to simple cocktail rings, these homegrown brands are your best options for hypoallergenic, tarnish-proof gold jewellery.
Started by a sisters-in-law duo, Nekhi India stocks everything from chunky statement pieces to dainty layering jewellery. But their best selling range of pieces are the chunky minimal earrings. From solid rectangular earrings to classy pearl earrings, these pieces are a great addition to elevate a outfit.
This brand has been making the case for affordable luxury since day one, with their range of classic minimal jewellery. Their curation of timeless designs paired with their inspired content has quickly helped them gain attention. From their simple Snake Skin Earring to the American diamond encrusted Ashley hoops, they curate products that perfectly align with the styling sensibilities of their audience.
If you’re looking for chunky gold jewellery that is minimal, but with vintage appeal, this Instagram store might be your best bet. Exuding the ‘old money’ , the pieces from this brand are usually very affordable but with limited stock, similar to the usual instagram thrift stores. We are big fans of their chunky bracelets, especially those that feature diamond or emerald like stones.
This brand features a curated collection of gold jewellery for the everyday. The pieces are modern in design and are 18k gold plated. From a solid chunky gold choker to the initial pendant, the Moon Jewels Co. features truly unique pieces. Their Manhattan Hoops are one of their best-sellers, that we personally are big fans of as well.
Based out of this brand stocks a curated collection of gold jewellery, including those with an innately Indian air to them. The pieces from this brand range from basic hoop earrings to chunky polki encrusted statement rings. Their latest collection called ‘Nupur’ features Indian motifs and designs such as ghungroos and micro pearls.
Calling themselves to be a brand that offers ‘contemporary jewellery’, Lastnight India is a jewellery brand that is quickly gaining popularity. With delicate and simple gold jewellery in their range that is inspired by the likes of BYCHARI, the brand is a great option for those who love dainty jewellery.
From a simple string of freshwater pearls to opal encrusted pendants, Fanauraa is a homegrown brand that makes jewellery that is 24k gold plated or made from fine silver. Based out of Delhi, the brand creates fine jewellery that are made sustainably, and even offers replating and customisable plating services.
Featured in a number of India’s leading lifestyle publications, Kaoaph is a brand that creates ‘demi-fine modern classics.’ With the hope to create timeless designs, the brand offers well-crafted minimal designs, within affordable rates. The brand seeks to reject mass factor production and rather seeks to return the work to skilled