Pride Of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is famous for its rich culture. One of its kinds is RAJPUT COMMUNITY. Brides are specially dressed on the D-DAY. One kind of garment worn by them is known as RAJPUTI POSHAK. This garment is also a symbol of Rajput culture. It is very attractive and royal. For the wedding ceremony that is usually red in color but you will also find other colors as well. This is called in Rajasthani language – bes suits, ghaba, poshak, bari (wedding dress) etc.
These ladies are wearing some unique traditional jewellery that also have their own significance. Gold heavy jewellery is mostly preferred in weddings. There will be :
TheÂ ‘Rakhdi’, a circular piece of adornment worn on the
forehead in the parting of the hair signifies that the bride
must ‘walk on the straight line’ while the danglers on her
ears advise her not to listen to gossip.
The wedding dress and the Aad are gifted by the groom’s side to the bride.
TheÂ ‘Timaniyaan’, which is a choker encrusted with uncut diamonds,
tells her that she should always bow her head in humility.
TheÂ ‘Chooda’Â that is a set of red and white bangles, reminds her
to give to charity and offering prayers for her husbandâ€™s safety
from calamities and protect her marital status.
(GOLD AND STONE-STUDDED ARMLETS)
AT ELBOW ON ARMS
THE POONCHIS AND
THE BANGDIS ASTHICK GOLDEN BANGLES
THE HATHPHULS ON HANDS
THE BICHHIYA (SILVER TOE-RINGS FOR THE FEET)
THE NATH (THE STONE-STUDDED NOSE-RING)
the nose ring reminds her not to spend more than her husband can
which are called as Mojaris or Jootis.
These shoes are beautifully crafted with nice embroidery over velvet or brocade.