THE SIGNIFICANCE'S OF WEARING BANGLES COLOURS
Bangles are a type of ornament worn by women in India. Also called as Kangan or Chudi in Hindi, Valayal in Tamil, Gaaju in Telugu, Bale in Kannada. Bangles are part of traditional Indian Jewelry. In India bangles are very popular and with growing fashion trends, have become a highly popular in their various designs and form.
Coloured Bangles And There Importance :
In the Indian Culture, different coloured bangles traditionally signify different things.
Red Colour denotes energy and prosperity.
Green Colour denotes good luck and fertility.
Yellow Colour bangles denotes strength.
Gold Colour bangles are ultimate symbol of fortune and prosperity.
Blue Colour denotes Tranquility/ Wisdom.
Purple Colour denotes Independence.
Orange Colour denotes Success.
White Colour denotes New Beginnings
Black Colour denotes Power.
Sliver Colour denotes strength.
Every region has a separate set or rituals that are associated with bangles. Would-be-brides wear the smallest possible bangles with the help of oil. This signifies that her married life would be full of love and affection.
A married Indian women is required to wear bangles, because bangles are symbolic of safety, marriage and luck of their husbands. Sudden breaking of glass bangles is considered a sign of danger or an unpleasant incident involving the husband. And there is a custom which says that gold bangles should not be worn alone by married women and should be teamed with glass bangles, popularly known as “kaanchiki choodiya, or glass bangles”, as it symbolizes well-being of husband and sons. In some communities women are so superstitious, that even when changing bangles, they never allow their arm to be completely bare. A simple string or even the end of her saree is wrapped around the arm, until the new set is worn. In certain communities, widows are not allowed to glass bangles.
Bangles are gifted to women during the baby shower because the tinkle of bangles provides acoustic stimuli for the baby. Cheerful or calming music reduces a pregnant women's stress and depression and helps the fetus develop the ability to hear.