The most beautiful way adopted by Indian woman to adorn herself is Indian Jewellery. It has the dominant place in the life of woman of India. It is not only meant to adorn woman, but also solves the purpose at the time of financial crisis. This jewellery is made up of silver, gold and diamond. It represents the power, status and wealth of the individual. Indian wedding saris are incomplete without them. It adds to the beauty of Indian wedding saris. It also represents our culture. Now we will deal with the types of jewellery worn by women of India.
• Maang tika
A chain, pendant and hook are combined to form maang tika. It is worn on the head of ladies of India by attaching its hook in their hairs. It is especially meant to adorn the forehead of the Indian bride in order to make her look beautiful.
• Nose Ring
It is a jewellery of married women in India which is worn in the nose. A hole is drilled into the nose and then nose ring is inserted into the hole of the nose. The make-up of a woman is not considered to be complete without nose ring.
Earrings are worn in the ears by drilling holes into them. Both married and unmarried women are the bearers of the earrings. They decorate the ears as per the matching dresses. They are the part of each and every type of occasion within our country.
The necklace is tied around the neck of women. If we wear necklace of stones, then it is a belief that we can bind ourselves by the everlasting powers of stones. In ancient times, it was meant to bring the good luck and to provide protection from the evil eye.
Bangles are meant to adorn our hands. They are available in a variety of colours. They are made up of glass, metal, gold and silver. They are termed as shagun of our country’s married women. They are affordable by each and every type of lady whether rich or poor.
• Toe ring
Toe rings are worn on the fingers of legs. They are also the shagun of married ladies of our country. They enable the regularization of the menstruation cycle. The toe ring which is made up of silver is good for the health of ladies as silver absorbs energy from earth and transfer it to her body.
The ring is a sign of relation which are inserted around the middle finger of the girls or ladies. It becomes the ornament of a lady at the time of engagement. It is also given as a gift so as to empower the relation. In Christians, it is offered to the bride at the time of marriage.
• Mangal Sutra
Mangal Sutra is a necklace made up of black pearls. It is given by the bridegroom to the bride at the time of marriage. It protects the husband of lady from the evil eye. It is also the shagun of married ladies.