Oversized, Unique, Kundan or Small? 65+ Maang Tikka Design Ideas To Love!

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You don’t have to be a Punjabi bride to sport a maang tikka on every wedding function. Whether you’re a Rajasthani bride who loves her borla, or a South Indian bride who will pick a gold nethi chutti, you needn’t restrict yourself to wearing a hair accessory on solely on your wedding day.

Artificial hair accessories or oversized maang tikkas on the Mehendi ceremony to small diamond maang tikkas on the Sangeet that are easy to dance around with – there are SO MANY options out there for you!

Image courtesy: Arpan Gill

While Kundan maang tikkas seem to be the most popular option, there are plenty of beautiful designs in other materials to match your diamond or meenakari jewellery set as well.

Pin the ones you love, because you’re sure to find a design that complements your bridal outfit here!

For your reference, here are the different categories of Maang Tikka Designs:

  1. Oversized / Big maang tikkas
  2. Delicate / Small maang tikkas
  3. Diamond maang tikkas
  4. Gold maang tikkas
  5. Enamel maang tikkas
  6. Silver maang tikkas
  7. Round maang tikkas
  8. Diamond shaped maang tikkas
  9. Unique maang tikkas
  10. Punjabi maang tikkas
  11. Kundan maang tikkas

And if you’re wondering which size & shape of maang tikka will look best on your face, check out our guide.

1. Oversized / Big Maang Tikka Designs

Multi-coloured maang tikka worn with a middle-parted bun hairstyle with waves that we LOVE!

Image courtesy: Kismet Jewell Nakai
Image courtesy: Kismet Jewell Nakai

Big Kundan maang tikka paired with an even bigger jhumar to give a royal look

Image courtesy: Shreya Sen Photography

Another big Kundan maang tikka

Image courtesy: Makeup by Shubhdeep Gill

Massive maang tikka you can buy from Jagdish Jewellers

Chaandbali style polki maang tikka

Big maang tikka in gold and polki
Image courtesy: Art Capture Productions

Kundan, emeralds and rubies set in gold

Image courtesy: Gautam Khullar

An even bigger version of the previous maang tikka – looks best on oval faces

Image courtesy: Deepika’s Deep Clicks

2. Delicate / Small Maang Tikka Designs

LOVE this small kundan maang tikka with a star in the centre!

Image courtesy: Camera Waale Baraati

Flower maang tikka with pearls dangling

Image courtesy: The Lightsmiths

Simple polki maang tikka

Image courtesy: Stories by Joseph Radhik

Delicate round maang tikka with a minimal gold wedding lehenga

Image courtesy: Shutterdown Photography

Small maang tikka with ruby in the centre, worn by actress Asin on her wedding day

Image courtesy: BCCL

3. Diamond Maang Tikka Designs

Diamonds and emeralds

Image courtesy: Artfoto Studios

Diamond shaped diamond maang tikka!

diamond maang tikka on Indian bride with soft makeup pink lips and dramatic eyeliner
Image courtesy: Namrata Soni | Photographer: Stories by Joseph Radhik

Unique shape diamond maang tikka worn by bride on her Mehendi

Indian bride at her Thailand destination wedding wearing a delicate diamond maang tikka with a gown on her Mehendi ceremony
Image courtesy: Dot Dusk

Round diamond maang tikka with pearls

round diamond maang tikka with big pearls on Indian bride with half up half down hairstyle
Image courtesy: Morvi Images

4. Gold Maang Tikka Designs

Simple round maang tikka in a unique loop design

Loop style round maang tikka in gold - Indian bride on her wedding day
Image courtesy: Bombay Paparazzi

Crescent gold-plated oversized maang tikka

Gold maang tikka
Image courtesy: Shubhdeep Gill Makeup

See more gold maang tikka designs on brides here.

5. Enamel Maang Tikka Designs

Pastel blue maang tikka on actress Rubina

actress Rubina Dilaik wedding jewellery - light blue maang tikka
Image courtesy: Rubina Dilaik

Another gorgeous turquoise blue maang tikka

Turquoise blue round maang tikka
Image courtesy: Wedding Documentary

Round maang tikka in white

Meenakari round maang tika
Image courtesy: Style by Meha

Unique maang tikka in shades of blue

unique maang tikka design in blue
Image courtesy: Umesh Daondkar

Oversized blue stone maang tikka

unique maang tikka design worn by bride with blue lehenga and delicate nath
Image courtesy: Cupcake Productions

Floral maang tikka with a hint of enamel

Image courtesy: Morvi Images

Meenakari maang tikka

Image Courtesy: Through The Barrel

6. Silver Maang Tikka

Worn by Kresha Bajaj on her Mehendi ceremony

bride Kresha Bajaj on her Mehendi ceremony in silver and diamond maang tikka, customised floral chandelier earrings and middle parted hairstyle with twisty braids on the side
Image courtesy: House of Pixels

Silver maang tikka with green and red stones

Silver maang tikka with green and red stones
Image courtesy: Karan Sidhu Photography

7. Round Maang Tikka

Oversized round maang tikka in multiple colours

round big maang tikka that covers forehead
Image courtesy: Jim Kennedy Photography

Round chunky maang tikka with pearl beads

Large round maang tikka with floral motif in centre and small pearl beads
Image courtesy: Drama Queen by Gagan

Kundan and gold maang tikka with green stone beads

round kundan and gold maang tikka with emerald beads and mathcing jhumar
Image courtesy: Mehar Photography

8. Diamond Shaped Maang Tikka Designs

Beautiful kundan and gold maang tikka with large pearl beads

Bridal maang tikka with small puff hairstyle
Image courtesy: Andrew Koe Photography

Kundan and rubies maang tikka with small pearl beads

Kundan maang tikka for broad forehead
Image courtesy: Shutterdown Photography

Kundan maang tikka

Image courtesy: Santy’s Personal Touch

9. Unique Maang Tikka Designs

Royal maang tikka paired with equally unique bridal nath and necklaces

Bridal Hairstyle with tikka - low bun with few strands of hair loosely flowing in the front
Image courtesy: The Photo Diary
Bridal maang tikka design
Image courtesy: The Photo Diary

Unique shape maang tikka on a South Indian bride

Antique maang tikka in unique shape on bride
Image courtesy: Sunanda Agarwal Photography

Multi-colour small maang tikka

Antique maang tikka design for bride
Image courtesy: Shutterdown Photography

Navratan maang tikka!

Navratan big maang tikka with kundan stones on bride

Half-moon shape maang tikka

Jhumki shaped maang tikka!

Unique shape maang tikka worn by bride on Mehendi

Long multi-colour artificial maang tikka on Mehendi ceremony


10. Punjabi Maang Tikka Designs

Oversized maang tikka

Big crescent kundan maang tikka

Maang tikka with big pearl beads and a unique bridal hairstyle

Chaand maang tikka

Crescent maang tikka with big pearl beads

Image courtesy: Picsurely

Stars and moon maang tikka!

Image courtesy: Mehar Photography

Big maang tikka worn by bride on Mehendi ceremony

Image courtesy: Safarsaga

Multi-coloured round Punjabi maang tikka

punjabi maang tikka with red and green stones on a Chandigarh bride
Image courtesy: Anupam Sarkar

And everyone’s favourite…

11. Kundan Maang Tikka Designs!

Unique shape maang tikka worn by bride on her Mehendi

Image courtesy: Harkiran Basra

Rajasthani borla maang tikka with kundan stones set in gold

Image courtesy: Ritika Kadam

Chunky long maang tikka

Image courtesy: The Wedding Salad

Floral simple polki maang tikka

Image courtesy: Delhi Velvet

Chaandbali maang tikka with delicate pearl beads

Image courtesy: Brides of Sabyasachi

Chaandbali maang tikka with chunky floral string

Image courtesy: Artfoto Studios

Chaandbali maang tikka in kundan and green stones

Image courtesy: Romesh Dhamija

Traditional kundan maang tikka with long green stone beads

Image courtesy: Taniya Sheth Photography

Floral big maang tikka with large kundan and pearl beads dangling

Image courtesy: Art Capture Productions

Traditional chaand maang tikka

Fancy maang tikka in chaandbali design - kundan and gold
Image courtesy: Get Gorgeous with Ridhi

Oversized Kundan Maang Tikka

Gold and kundan big maang tikka
Image courtesy: Colorblind Productions

Kundan stones chaand maang tikka with green & white beads

Image courtesy: Lucky Malhotra

Round maang tikka with tear drop kundan beads hanging

Image courtesy: Fotowalle

Hollow chaand maang tikka

Image courtesy: The Con Artists

Hollow half moon maang tikka with braided bridal hairstyle

Beautiful maang tikka hairstyle with braids
Image courtesy: The Wedding Story

Teardrop shaped maang tikka on fashion designer, Ridhi Mehra, on her wedding day

Image courtesy: Picture Art Company

Large Teardrop Kundan Maang Tikka

kundan maang tikka set in gold paired with round bridal nath on Indian bride with oval face
Image courtesy: Ushna Z Molu Photography

A delicate chaand baali maang tikka perfect for a bride with a round face

Image courtesy: The Wedding Salad

Now that you’ve seen this endless list of gorgeous maang tikkas, read about how to pick the right maang tikka according to your face shape or check out the best matha patti designs we’ve ever seen on brides!

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