The earliest bracelets were crafted from stone, bones and wood for spiritual and religious reasons. Some were worn to protect against an evil eye. In China, those made from jade were also believed to have healing properties. In 20th Century, different types of bracelets started getting made and emerged as a fashion trend. Today, bracelets are worn by men and women alike and all kinds of bracelets starting from gold, acrylic, plastic, beaded to silver bracelets are popular.
The word Bracelet is derived from the greek word 'Brachile' meaning 'of the arm.' Based on the evidence, it was believed that around 2500 BC, the earliest known bracelets were worn in Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt and China. However, when a bracelet was excavated in 2008, Carbon dating showed that it was made about 40,000 years ago.
Bracelets or kadas are loved by all. Both men and women wear bracelets and they make you look good. Instead of wearing many bangles, just a beautiful bracelet on your arms look more beautiful and elegant. They may be made of gold, silver, stainless steel, tungsten and so on. Many have precious or semi precious stones set on them to make them more appealing. Some have pearls also. Bracelets for men are usually made of stainless steel, tungsten and other such tough materials. They hardly wear gold bracelets.
You have the choice to buy bracelets that vary in designs and make. Bracelets price vary according to the material it is made of and the weight. Golden bracelets are very costly while the silver bracelets are more affordable. Stainless steel bracelets are less costly. You can get a silver of stainless steel bracelet within a price range of INR 1500 to INR 4000. Leather bracelets with stainless steel are also available, which are a favorite with boys.
There are also antique kadas which are available in different shapes and designs. Eg. peacock kada is quite famous especially the one made of kundan. Infact the kundan kada is quite popular with women which they mostly wear on important occassions like weddings. Antique gold kadas are also very popular with women, especially the older ones.
Bracelets are excellent choice to gift your friends, lover, partner or your brother or sister on any occasion. They go well with all the dresses you wear. Bracelets for women are usually the traditional ones made of gold or silver, while the bracelets for girls going to colleges and high schools are trendy and fashionable. They are usually made of less expensive materials and suitable for daily wear. They are affordable and match with all attires. Bracelets for kids are also available now, which are very delicate and cute, making your little ones look pretty. They are made of silver or gold as they do not cause any allergies on the skin.
Buying online bracelets makes it possible to sit at home and get the bracelets of your choice. You can check various designs and choose one that you find most suitable for you.
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