Ask any die hard south Indian as to what the hottest jewelry trend in 2020 is and most of them will say temple jewelry with an antique finish or antique jewelry. Typically any jewelry piece is considered antique when the piece is 100 + years old. But today, antique jewelry means reinvention of historic jewelry designs which are inspired by ancient culture. This season, women are opting for antique finish jewelry because of their timeless elegance and sophisticated look. Here, let's read more about antique look jewelry which is intricately made with heritage craftsmanship.

Here are few celebrities adorned in beautiful antique jewelry - a symbol of tradition and sophistication. 

Kareena Kapoor Khan in an Antique Look Necklace Set Katrina Kaif Looking Stunning in an Antique Necklace Set Aditi Rao Hydari Looking Divine in Antique Finish Temple Jewelry Necklace Set Sridevi an Embodiment of Style and Elegance in Antique Jewelry Rekha Looking Gorgeous in Traditional Antique Jewelry

Antique jewelry is just like normal jewelry, but the designs are more traditional and depict ancient culture. They are usually heavy jewelry pieces with a dark brownish or dull finish. Organic black polish layer is applied to these jewelry pieces to give it an antique look after the item is made in 22K yellow gold.

Since each piece of antique jewelry depicts a story and is associated with ancient times they are relatively big and broad in size. Also, the gold weight on each piece is on the higher side for it to look grand. Made of 22K gold these antique look jewelry are more expensive than normal jewelry because of intricate workmanship and higher making charges. Usually antique jewelry means vintage, passed on for generations. But today, jewelers make brand new pieces of jewelry based on ancient, traditional designs in antique finish. This antique finish jewelry has become very popular among women across the globe as it gives the wearer a sophisticated and traditional appearance. 

Antique jewelry is often embellished with precious and semi precious gems and pearls to give them a classic appearance. This traditional jewelry is crafted using precious metal, diamond, ruby, emerald pearls and other semi-precious and colored stones/ beads.

At Totaram Jewelers, we specialize in antique jewelry ornaments which are intricately crafted and involves a lot of handiwork. Our collection include bangles, kadas, chandbalis, jhumkas, necklaces, necklace sets, vaddanams, armlets and more.

Long Antique Necklaces and Necklace Sets:


22K Gold Antique Long Necklace & Drop Earrings Set With Fancy Stones 22K Gold Long 'Lakshmi' Antique Necklace & Drop Earrings Set With Fancy Stones 22K Gold Antique 'Long' Necklace & Drop Earrings Set With Fancy Stones Lakshmi Haram in Antique Finish Temple Jewellery

Antique Kadas & Bangles:

22K Gold 'Antique' Kada With Fancy Stones 22K Gold 'Antique' Bangles With Fancy Stones - Set Of 4 (2 Pair) 22K Gold Kada With Ruby, Emerald & Cz (Temple Jewellery) - Set Of 2 (1 Pair) 22K Gold 'Antique' Kada With Fancy Stones - Set Of 2 (1 Pair)

Antique Jhumkis & Chandbalis:

Antique Temple Jewellery - 22K Gold 'Lakshmi' Drop Earrings (Chand Bali) With Ruby & Japanese Culture Pearls 22K Gold 'Ganesh Ji' Jhumkas(Buttalu) Gold Peacock Jhumkas in Antique Finish 22K Gold Antique Look Drop Earrings

Antique Finish Jewelry:

Lakshmi Choker Necklace with Intricate Carving in Temple Jewelry 22K Gold 'Lakshmi' Vaddanam in Antique Finish 22K Gold 'Peacock' Arm Patti (Armlet) in Antique Finish Antique Lakshmi Necklace With Cz, Beads & Pearls in Temple Jewelry

Caring Tips For Antique Jewelry:

  • It is extremely important that your antique jewelry piece does not come in contact with water;
  • If your antique jewelry does come in contact with water, then take the piece to a jeweler for getting the polish fixed; 
  • Do not clean antique finish jewelry with water or any jewelry cleaning solution because this will wash, wear out the polish and spoil the jewelry finish;
  • Best way to keep your antique jewelry clean and safe is to keep it in soft cloth pouches or bags which are lined with fabric.