A few words on cheap wholesale costume jewelry Glass Bangles ...
Bangles are rigid bracelets, usually from metal,
glass or plastic. They are traditional ornaments worn mostly by South Asian women in India,
Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It is common to see a new bride wearing glass bangles at her wedding,
the traditional view is that the honeymoon will end when the last bangle breaks.
Bangles also have a very traditional value in Hinduism and it is considered inauspicious
bare armed for a married woman.Bangles may also be worn by young girls and bangles made
of gold or silver are preferred for toddlers.
Bangles are traditionally known as churiyaan or kangna in
India. These bangles are worn by both men and women in
different styles and materials. They are often sported on
the wrist but on occasion worn as arm bands also. Bangles
are circular in shape and not as flexible as bracelets and
the size cannot be adjusted to fit different hands. It is
available in sizes based upon the circumference of a closed
palm measured in inches.
Tradition and History of Glass Jewelry Bangles in
Bangles form a traditional part of the Indian jewelry
collection of every woman. They are worn in pairs of two or
more and sold as such also. This accessory is created out of
precious and semiprecious materials like gold, silver and
platinum along with stainless steel and glass. Apart from
this you can find colorful Indian bangles in wood, clay and
ivory along with colorful plastic.
Married women prefer to wear gold or silver bangles either
on their own or in combination. Glass bangles are the
accessory of choice for different religious functions and
marriages. However, for daily wear plastic bangles have
become increasingly popular along with the ones which have
beads spun around a metal wire. These colorful Indian
bangles are made intricately by craftsmen across India.
Jewelers who are masters of gold and silver jewelry create
both handmade and machine made pieces to suit the
requirements of the Indian woman. These are often encrusted
with precious and semiprecious stones like rubies, diamonds
and emeralds and pearls along with Topaz and Rose Quartz.
The glass bangles are created by glass blowers who are
masters of their craft and it is very interesting to see how
the edges are joined to form inflexible and yet delicate
The tinkling sound of the Indian bangle further accentuates
the beauty of the colorful glass and metallic wrist
ornaments. The largest and possibly most expansive
production center of glass bangles in India is the city of
Ferozabad and in Pakistan the city of Hyderabad is the
center of glass bangles production. It is highly interesting
to note that this precious and fragile commodity is
transported all over the country and of course all over the
world. Makes you understand why glass bangles are coveted by
women all over the world. Interesting to note that bangles
can be created to make different sounds like clanking
plastic and sharp tinkling metal ones. Gold and silver
bangles are known to have a more coveted tinkle which is
softer and soothing to the ears. Other metals which are
cheaper and heavier do not produce a soft jingling sound and
glass bangles are known to make a lot of noise.