Rigid bracelets, usually from metal, wood, or plastic, are referred to as bangles or bangle bracelets. They can be smooth, textured or set with stones.
Running for centuries in the Indian culture, bangles have been an inseparable part of the Indian tradition. Be it the vibrant colors, glittering designs, or the ornamental appeal, their musical tinkle or the traditional value, they have been an important part of a woman’s jewelry box since forever. Chooda is a kind of bangle that is worn by Punjabi women on her wedding day. It is a set of white and red bangles with stone work.
From traditional glass ones, to contemporary avatars of metallic chunky fashion bracelets, these jeweled marvels have come a long way.