Sunday, June 6, 2010

Bangles


Undoubtedly, bangles complement the dress of a women. Wearing bangles or chudiyan is like adding one more feather to your cap. The best part about bangles is that it can be worn with any kind of dress. However Indian bangles are mainly worn with skirts, sarees, suits, salwar kameez, lehengas. Right from an early age young girls have an undying crazy for bangles. However, a different variety of Indian bangles are found in the market. Some are wooden or glass or kundan or metal or even fashion jewelry bangles for that matter. Ladies in all parts of the world love to wear Indian bangles. Apart from the Indian women, even those who stay overseas like New Jersey, Austria, Japan, USA, UK like to wear bangles.Bangles (Hindi: Kangan) are ornaments worn mainly by women, but men may also choose to wear, on their arms and wrists. They are usually circular in shape, and, unlike bracelets, are not flexible. The word is derived from Hindi bungri (glass).Bangles are part of traditional Indian jewelry. In India, bangles are usually worn in pairs, one or more on each arm, and a single bangle is rarely sold. They are made of numerous precious as well as non-precious materials such as gold, silver, platinum, glass, wood, ferrous metals, plastic, etc
Most Indian women prefer wearing either gold or glass bangles or both in combination. Bangles made from plastic are slowly replacing those made by glass, but the ones made of glass are still preferred at traditional functions such as marriages and at festivals.
Gold bangles are most popular with Indian women. They range from plain and simple to extremely artistic and intricate. They are often studded with precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, gems and pearls.Since most wood bangle stands can only be found and purchased online, finding a quality wood bangle stand can pose a challenge.
Photos can hide many flaws and can be altered to reflect a higher perceived value then what is actually delivered to the customer. Also many problems associated with low quality stands are not immediately evident. . The lower quality stands may appear solid and high quality when new, but when handled over time many construction and design flaws can creep up that can ruin the function and cosmetic value of the bangle stand.
Bangles in Laad Bazaar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The fixed price signs indicate that there is no bargaining allowed, in, from left, Urdu, Hindi, Arabic and English.Sets of more expensive bangles that are made -from higher quality contents of gold and silver make a substantial jingling sound. In the case of cheap, imitation jewelry, these tend to make a tinny sound (in contrast with a more substantial sound) when jingled.Normally, a bangle as worn by people around the world is simply an inflexible piece of jewelry worn around the wrist. However, in many cultures, especially in the Arabian Peninsula and in South Asia, bangles have evolved into various types in which different ones are used at different occasions.Glass bangles are mostly produced in only one Indian city called Ferozabad.Normally, a bangle worn by people around the world is simply an inflexible piece of jewelry worn around the wrist. However, in many cultures, especially in the Arabian Peninsula and in South Asia, bangles have evolved into various types in which different ones are used at different occasions. Bangles made from plastic are slowly replacing those made by glass, but the ones made of glass are still preferred at traditional occasions such as marriages and on festivals.

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