Traditions and Beliefs

Bangles are one of the most important ornaments of an Indian women. Bangles have an important role in all aspects of a woman’s life. For married woman it is a significance of their husband. For young girls it is a style and fashion statement. It is considered auspicious in few cultures to wear bangles during important occasions. Particularly, in India when a woman’s husband dies, she would break her bangles in the act of mourning. Bangles have become a part of Indian tradition since a very very long time.

Beautiful Bangles
Indian Brides and Bangles

Since a long time, bangles have been evolving in the Indian culture. Now they have become more of a fashion trend, in fact now many Western women are adopting the glittering colorful bangles as their style statement. In Indian culture bangles have always symbolized the marriage. They adorn the hands of bride, making her look all the more beautiful on her very special day. Indian brides accentuate their look by wearing exotic bangles on their wedding day, these may include gold bangles with premium stones on them or glass bangles with specific set of colors signifying bride’s future life. Nowadays, brides prefer a combination of traditional and modern style bangles. There are several jewelry designers in India who work on making just these fascinating bangles that add glory to the bride’s beauty. Bangles are not only essential during wedding days but also post wedding. They symbolize good health and prosperity to the husband. Every state in India has its very own different ritual that justifies which color of bangles are to be worn during the wedding ceremony by the bride.

Laad Bazar Bangles

Laad Bazaar Hyderabad

If you are in Hyderabad and if you ever think about buying bangles, the first name that comes to anyone’s mind is ‘Laad bazaar’. It is the historical bangle market in Hyderabad, for many years tourists and locals have flocked the extremely glittery market where you will find all types of bangles that you always desired. Laad Bazaar is located amidst the busy lanes of the city in the Charminar area. There are many shops stocked with variety of bangles. It is a must visit market for the occasions of weddings and festivals. Apart from glass bangles and metal bangles, the famous ‘lac bangles‘ are especially produced at Laad bazaar. These bangles are carefully crafted and embellished with variety of stones. Apart from lac bangles, brass and silver bangles are also the specialty of Laad bazaar. The most important part is to get a good deal in this market and for that we need to have  good bargaining skills. Yes, you will most certainly have to bargain in order to get the best deal, so don’t shy away from quoting the price what you think is right, trust me it works!

Laad Bazar Hyderabad

A typical shop at Laad bazaar, Hyderabad

So, people this is a must visit place for you ! Don’t miss the opportunity to buy the famous bangles of Laad bazaar if you are in Hyderabad ever.

Address: Khilwat, Charminar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India