Sep 2


Richa Mithal

Richa Mithal

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Wearing bangles has been practiced since ancient times. Bangles, especially gold bangles, enhance the beauty and grace of woman. A traditional bangle is a must in your kitty, always ready to be paired with your ethnic wear. The word ‘bangle’ originated from the Hindi word Bangali or Bangri and it means an ornament that looks great on the arm.


The bronze figurine of a dancing girl,GOLD BANGLES – A TOUCH OF ROYALTY AND ELEGANCE Articles with one wrist adorned with bangles, excavated at Mohanjodaro exemplifies the huge importance and timeless association of the bangle with Indian culture. Even in ancient texts one can find references to various goddesses and Yakshinis wearing bangles.

Wearing bangles is a huge trend these days; not just with ethnic but contemporary wear too. In many cultures, wearing bangles is compulsory for married women. It forms an important part of the bride’s jewellery. Depending on the tradition, some communities choose to wear gold bangles, glass bangles etc. For example, Bengali women always wear a pair of white and red bangles to show their married status, while in Punjab women wear ivory bangles (gifted by their maternal uncle) for a defined period. Apart from gold and glass bangles, bangles that are made from stone, copper, shell, bronze, terracotta, lac, silver etc. are also popular.

However, there is nothing like the charm of a gold bangle. It’s soft glow and subtle sophistication makes for a stunning ornament. Gold had always attracted women as the metal of choice for jewellery. Besides the obvious benefit of financial security that comes with investing in gold, gold is also said to energise the body and protect it from negative energy. A plethora of gold bangles in various shapes and myriad designs are available at jewellery stores. Gold bangles also make for the perfect wedding gift. Since bangles have been associated with married women, they make for an ideal gift.

Simple textured bangles are ideal for daily use. They adorn the wrist as well as match any outfit you wish to wear. However, for festive or special occasions, you can go for bangles studded with precious diamonds or various gems such as emerald, ruby etc. You can even try embellished gold bangles that can be matched with your sarees.

Gold symbolizes being royal and gold bangles define beauty. Invest in a beautiful set of gold bangles now and enjoy its radiance for years.