Passa which is also known as Jhoomar in many regions was initially linked to only Muslim brides, but now it has become an important part of bridal jewellery in India. With the ongoing fashion trends and the choices of new brides-to-be in India, various designs of passa can be seen in the different weddings across the various religions.
You must have seen some brides wearing passa with maang tikka, while the others opting to accessorize their hairs with just an embellished piece of passa. This stunning piece of jewellery enhances the beauty of the bride and offers a royal look.
Wear it on either left or right side of your hair, this look will definitely grab the attention of the guests at your wedding. And if you are planning to get hitched really soon and searching for some interesting jewellery to match with your bridal attire, then passa is what you need.
We have spotted some of the finest passa designs on the brides recently in their wedding & have brought to you some of them to choose from:
If you think the traditional heavy jewellery is too loud for you to go with, then you can opt for this arc shaped passa design with semi-traditional look, appealing to the eyes and will perfectly go with your wedding attire. The spacious design of this passa goes really well withs bridal outfit when you want a statement jewellery to wear.
You can never go wrong with this traditional kundan passa design. With the fan-shaped edgy design and kundan work, this is a perfect statement maker jewellery piece. You can match them with your heavily embroidered lehenga or Anarkali and will still look gorgeous.
Going through the various passa designs, we stumbled across this beautiful crescent shaped pearl passa and god we are in love with this one. Just look how pretty these pearls are looking and the elegance this whole piece of jewellery is providing. For a budget friendly version, you can try it with gold plated metal to give a royal look.
Nowadays brides tend to go for more contemporary wedding accessories than the gold and silver ones. And it surely is a good change as contemporary jewellery looks really pretty. Look at this sophisticated design of passa balancing the need of a traditional jewellery as well as giving the perfect elegance to the bride’s look.
Taking inspiration from the traditional passa designs that have solid gold presence in them, passas embellished with trinklets is really an eye soothing design. Leave those pearls and latkans, this trinklet embellished passa is a great way to customize your bridal jewellery.
The brides who love to go all gold for their bridal jewellery and wish to invest in gold should ditch all those pearly and stony passa designs. Gold designs have always been ever-green in time and suits all kinds of ethnic attires. For a little lighter look, you can go for a jalidaar passa look.
If you don’t want to go over the top with the budget while buying passa, go for this budget friendly option of Jaalidaar passa embellished with mirrors. This kind of passa is really a show stopper and with all those mirror embellishments it really looks graceful. Just ditch your maang tikka and go for this one.
This Chaandbali passa design is a unique work done with fine settings of stones and precision. The intricate work on the passa and the drop style design adds a charm to your lehenga or gown making you flaunt it among everyone. It’s a heavy design and we will suggest you only carry this and not carry the maang tikka.
If you are on a low budget, it's really a good choice to invest in multi-coloured passa design. In this way you can carry this multicoloured passa on various outfits. This multicoloured passa is surely a statement maker and will look really good if carried with the right hairstyle and makeup. This will really compliment your overall bridal look.
Just look at the design of this passa giving out all the vintage feels. The bride will definitely rock her wedding environment looking absolutely amazing with this simple and beautiful passa along with the maang tikka. Get all those vintage feels in your wedding photography with this look.
This bronze style passa will take you back the days when your granny would have gotten married. Just look how sophisticated and flawless this bronze passa makes the look of the bride giving out all the royal feel to her. The pearl jewellery is totally complimenting the bridal look and making her look really beautiful.
Needless to say, that a minimalistic passa is one of the most desired designs by the bride-to-be. A minimalistic passa is perhaps the most classic piece of jewellery in a bride’s jewellery collection. It might appear to you like the most common design, but its aesthetic value is really good and should really be considered. So, just go ahead and grab it.
This one is the best option for the fashionista brides, who don’t like basic or outdated trends. This lightweight fancy passa is really light weight making it easy to carry and is affordable also. So, if you don’t want to choose from the basic or much expensive ones, go for this one. You will get a variety of options in this one.
This one is for those brides who love to experiment with their gold jewelleries. Look at this pure gold passa with floral motifs and strings making it look perfect to wear on your wedding day. Pair them with some matching earrings and maang tikka completing your overall look.
This pretty passa will surely grab the eyeballs of all the guests at your wedding ceremony. Look at the unique shape of this passa and the unique kundan work done on it making it a lovely piece for the bridal jewellery.
Fashionable as well as elegant, these tasseled passas are worn from time to time by brides and they are always in trend. The iconic tasseled passa is gorgeous and draws all the attention influencing your looks. So, girls don’t wait any more and make your bridal entry sensuous with the tasseled passa.
Vibrant jewellery is becoming more and more popular and a hot trend in the wedding season. Who will want everything in gold and silver when you have an array of colours available to adore? If you are someone who desires for something different and has a side for vibrancy, then this coloured passa is a perfect choice for you. Incorporate colours like red, green and yellow and make your look totally cheerful.
This is one of the favourite designs loved by our brides and attracts too much attention which is really necessary for a bride on her wedding day. Passa jewellery with double decker style is the most commonly found types that goes with everything and everything.
Fashion trends are not stable, trends tend to come and go in jewellery design but crystals are forever. They are always a mainstay in jewellery. Crystals look pretty and are a far less expensive option than diamonds. There is no wonder crystal passas are eye-catching, unique and versatile, and go with every kind of hairstyle and outfit. So, those brides who want something non-flashy yet heavy looking should definitely go for a crystal passa.
If you want every layer of your jewellery to display awe-inducing craftsmanship, then try multi-chand bali passa such as this one. Its imposing size is packed with many interesting details such as the numerous small chandbalis and intricate motifs. It will look best when paired with a smaller maang tikka to balance the look of this beautiful passa.
With single coloured lehengas being in trend recently, brides are looking for something really contrasting in their jewellery. And we love the idea because it not only makes the outfit brighten up but also helps the overall look of the bride stand out. So, if you are planning to wear an outfit in a red outfit go for a passa with green and blue gemstones. Avoid the pearls and choose bolder designs like this flower one embellishment. Just make sure your passa design matches your bridal jewellery.
This bride raised the bar with her fashion game and unique choice of passa design incorporating geometric design in it. She is totally rocking her bridal look with just this elegant jewellery piece. You should definitely consider using this one in your bridal jewellery.
This beautiful design of passa will add a touch of fashion and style in your looks and will make you get ready for the special day of your life. This particular piece of passa is done with gold plating studded with multi coloured Jadtar. With the heavily jewelled look and intricate design this passa will give you an enticing look. You can flaunt it with any ethnic attire.
You must have heard that old is gold while doing your wedding shopping. Have you ever wondered why people are so stuck with the vintage styled jewellery? Well, that’s because the things that totally stand out are what that isn’t available online. So, if you have excess to some Mughal styled passa given by your grandmother or mother, just grab it. Mughal era styled jewellery will never go wrong and will give you all the royal feel.
With detailed and fabricated designing, this passa is giving a stunning bright look and appeal. Moreover, this piece of passa has got a little gold plating studded with kundan giving a bright and modern look. If you notice the end portion of this passa you will be able to witness small beads of kundan complimenting the whole look.
We just couldn’t take our eyes off this beautiful bride who wore a floral passa in tassel style and those strings with beads are making it look way prettier than ever. It’s time for you to ditch maang tikka for your engagement ceremony and go for a passa like this. You can also wear this type of passa in your haldi and mehendi ceremony.
So, what are you still thinking, my lovely ladies? Do not put much time in thinking just opt for an exclusively designed passa for you to wear on your special day and get an alluring look. And even if you are going for any social event you can also flaunt your style with these passa designs and can get a simple, elegant yet a bright and charming look for yourself which will be appreciated by everyone.