Of Bangles And Shringar- A Bride Like None Other
Just like Indian weddings and our culture is rich, colourful and magnificent. There are so many facets of an Indian wedding that generalisation are simply impossible. Even the way our brides dress up and the symbolic jewellery she wears representing her marital status vary widely through the country. In this section, we will bring out the bride who not onlylooks good but also carries her new name and life with her shringar!
Wearing red Sindoor and bindi are perhaps the most common customs followed by most of the Hindu brides and married women. The himachali and Punjabi brides wear choodha- a sequence of banglesthat are white and red in colour. The custom requires them to wear these bangles for nine, eleven or thirteen months. In olden days, choodha used to be made out of ivory, but not anymore. Coming down to the Northern plains, all married women are supposed to wear red glass bangles and bichiya- the toe ring. They also adorn bright orange sindoor and not the usual maroon one.Bengali Invitation Card
Bengali women wear Sankha which is a combination of white and red bangles that signify their marital status. For a Maharashtrian bride, green glass bangles are considered auspicious which she adorns during and after the wedding. In Andhra Pradesh, combination of red andgreen glass bangles is prerogative of the bride!Mangalsutra is another neckpiece that is widely worn by women across India. It is usually a combination of gold pendant and black beads. However in South, Mangalsutra has a very unique pendant comprising of two semi-circular bowl shaped plates- One comes from the groom’s side and the other from Bride’s.
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