Sunday, January 17, 2021

Gajra Haar

Gajra Haar  

A Gajra is a flower garland which is worn by women in India during festive occasions, weddings or as part of everyday traditional attire. They are made usually of varies types of jasmine flowers but rose, crossandra and barleria are also widely used in gajras. It can be worn both on the bun and with the braid coiling. Women in South Asia usually wear them with traditional attire. It is also worn on the wrist by women in South Asia mainly during festive occasions and weddings.

The Gajra Haar or the necklace is another adornment which is symbolic of prosperity.  Usually, the modern Indian bride prefers wearing a single chic necklace with traditional kundan or polka work.  In fact, diamonds are also a favourite amongst modern day brides.

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