Want to purchase exclusive wedding cards? Then do visit Gowliguda, a popular one-stop destination for wedding cards in Hyderabad.
Gowliguda is on the way from Koti (Putlibowli) towards Afzal Gunj. There are more than 100 shops lined up in that area. The shops display a number of cards, so that people who have come to purchase cards can have a glimpse on the cards and get attracted.
There are exclusive designs available especially for wedding cards for Indian communities & cultures such as Hindu, Christian, Islam etc. The shops in this area also provide printing services for an extra charge.
Gowliguda Chaman is open on all days from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. The place is usually crowded during wedding seasons.
The variety of wedding cards available in this market is abundant. You can see a wide-variety of wedding cards here. Apart from traditional cards, digital cards, pastel shade cards, multi-folded cards, scroll cards, designer cards, jeweled cards are available in this market. In addition to these, computerised printed wedding cards, the cards with calligraphy writing are becoming more popular.
Potli wedding cards which give a royal look are also available in the market. These cards are made of fabric and designed with with embroidery. They are available in different sizes and shapes with side hangings made of pearl, crystal and other metal products. You can also recommend your own designs with bride and bridegroom pictures on the cards. You can also decide on the writing format and printing colour on the card.
Price of cards range from a minimum of Rs 2 to maximum of Rs 500-700. You can choose the one that suits your budget. The cost of printing depends on the type of card, matter and colour.
As there are number of shops in the market doing the same business, there is a on-going competition among the businesses and they will typically don’t want to loose a customer, so you can bargain with them. If your requirement of cards is more than 300 or 400, then you can negotiate a good discount. If your requirement is less than 50, they may only give a token discount.
For all occasions:
Apart from wedding, the market also offers a variety of cards for all occasions such as housewarming invitations, birthday invitations, cradle ceremony, engagement, personalized cards, retirement cards, visiting cards and many more.
The latest trend in cards are the ethnic, personalized and handmade card.
To avoid last minute chaos it is better to purchase cards at least 15 to 20 days ahead of the wedding. Because, the card that you have selected may not be available in adequate number and the shop-keeper may request you to come after 2 or 3 days and it takes at least 1 day for printing. You need to keep these things in mind and plan ahead.