Hair accessories have been in vogue since times immemorial and have been a major part of an Indian woman’s case of accessories and jewels. A woman’s hair is perhaps one of her greatest assets. Adorning it with beautiful looking jewels, pins, scarfs, feathers, or bands is just one of the ways in which a woman can enhance her beauty and appeal. Accessories for the hair come in various styles, shapes, designs. From latkans, to hair pasas, to mang tikas, to hair
The Maang Tikka is an integral part of an Indian bride’s ensemble. It is essentially a piece of jewelry that has a hanging ornament at one end and a hair pin at the other. The pin is attached to the hair in such a way that the ornament dangles at the hairline of the woman. Although, the Maang tikkais generally worn by brides, it can also be worn by women of all ages for any special occasion.