Bangles form an important part of Indian Jewellery in India besides earrings and chains. All types of bangles are worn in India. They are worn in pairs, with one or more in each hand. There are many types of bangles in India, including gold, silver, plastic, platinum, glass and wood bangles.
Bangles were first made from metals. The latest entrants to the range of bangles are the rubber bangles that resemble wrist bands. These are worn more by youngsters and not only women. There are also plastic bangles that are worn to give a trendy look to the wearer.
Diamonds are forever
You may be familiar with the term, 'Diamonds are Forever'. It is made popular by the De Beers advertising campaigns and for good reason. They have been used throughout the ages as bearers of mystic powers and incredible beauty. Not only are these diamonds rare in numbers but also in the number of skilled artisans that can complement their exquisite beauty.
Part of the credit for the almost mythical reverence to diamonds throughout the years belongs to the fact that these beauties are quite rare in their most sought after gemstone quality form. Through the centuries they have been revered and admired by many civilizations. When it comes to history, diamonds have a very long and fascinating record as one of the most intriguing gemstones on the planet. Forged billions of years ago, long before dinosaurs roamed the planet, they have survived the forces of nature to reach us.
Silver was an almost scared metal
Silver was considered by the Ancients just like gold. Silver was an almost scared metal. It was also consequently, of extremely restricted use. Some mineral scum in old mines of the Near-East and in some islands of the Aegean sea seem to reveal that by 5000 b.c. A method was already known to separate silver from lead. Its malleability and ductility make it ideal for ornamental purposes.
After oxidation of this mixture, it was possible to obtain the precious metals. It was also used for paying debts, in personal and religious places decoration and in utensils of the wealthiest houses. The gold and the silver were extracted from its ores and bonded to lead. Whether you are looking for a set to coordinate with your favorite outfit or a gift for someone special, keep your shopping simple and save when you purchase these designs as a set.