About lakh bangles
- Bangles are rigid bracelets, usually from metal, wood, lakh or plastic. They are traditional ornaments worn mostly Indian women. It is a common tradition to see a new bride wearing lakh bangles at her wedding and the honeymoon will end when the last bangle breaks. Bangles also have a very traditional value in Hinduism and it is considered inauspicious to be bare armed for a married woman.
- Bangles are also known as Nepali: चुराChura, Bengali: churi, Hindi: चूड़ी Choodi, Marathi:बांगडी ‘Bangadi,
- Jaipur (Rajasthan) is India’s largest producer of lakh bangles.