Ganesha Inspired Jewelry That You Shouldn’t Miss This Festival
We are in the midst of Ganesh Chaturthi, one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated with great joy and devotion in India. It’s a ten-day festival celebrated to honor the elephant-headed deity Ganesha’s birthday. Known as the God of wisdom & prosperity, he is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It’s said that every new venture that is started during these 10 auspicious days will be successful without any obstacles.
Each symbol of the Lord manifests the power within us. When you go Ganpati hopping this year, our selections will definitely give you ideas to pick symbolic jewelry from your jewelry box and match it to your ensemble. To understand these better, here are a are a few illustrations that are associated with Lord Ganesha.
It’s said that the pink coloration is the highest color, only awarded to the gods and goddesses that have achieved top standing. A Lotus symbolizes awakening to the spiritual reality of life. We personally love the national flower and have handpicked some of our favourite Lotus inspired jewelry for you. Think enamel or colored gems, these will make you stand out.
In his upper right hand, Ganesha holds an axe, with which he is said to cut off all the attachments and destroy ignorance in the world. It’s not only the women who love jewelry, men can equally match up and sport these with a kurta or shirt. Don’t you agree?
Emerging from the lord’s head is a long trunk that signifies high efficiency and adaptability. Be it plain gold, diamond studded, enameled or navratna’s (nine astrological gems) these will make a statement in itself.
MODAK/ BOWL OF SWEETS
Ganesha offers rewards for penance with the modak (type of confectionery, usually made from rice flour and a stuffing of jaggery, coconut, etc.) which he holds in his lower left hand. Modakapatra, exemplifies Ganesh’s love for sweets and the symbol he loves most – moksha, or liberation, the sweetest of all things sweet.
Wondering what to gift other than sweets when visiting friends and family for Ganpati darshan? How about silver jewelry which are casted, carved or engraved with designs or accessories of Lord Ganesha. Multiple options in different metals are locally available in the market with play of metal textures, rudraksha and navratnas.
To celebrate a wonderful and unforgettable Ganesh Chaturthi, here are top 6 Ganpati places to visit in India. i.e. Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Goa, Ganpatipule, Kanipakam.
StylePrer suggests to go all out with your “Gannu Dada” this Ganesh Chaturthi. And Yes! Don’t forget to celebrate with environment friendly Ganpati immersions!
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!