Indian traditional accessories are back in fashion and have rock the fashion world. Nowadays traditional accessories are not only worn with ethnic outfit but also with western and Indo-westerns too. In my earlier blogs I had talked about Bangles, Toe Rings, Bindi, maang tikka, nose rings and many more. Today I have come up with an amazing and trendiest Indian accessory you would love to add in your jewellery box – Haath Phool.
Haath Phool is a traditional Indian accessory that has delicate chain or multiple chains connected to bracelets or bangle with adjustable rings of similar designs. Adorning yourself with this stunning jewellery will definitely make you stand out in crowd. Earlier it was associated with Indian Queens and women from royal families later it was evaluated and was styled by all Indian women for auspicious ceremonies like Wedding, Sangeet and Mehendi.
Significance of Haath Phool in India
• Haath Phool is one of the solah shringaar and also one of the most important one.
• It is associated with women’s new life after marriage.
• It symbolises wealth, power, social status and good health.
• Haath Phool is also linked with husband’s life.
• It is a sign of women’s prosperity and good life.
• After husband’s death wearing Haath Phool is prohibited.
Types of Haath Phool
1. Gold Haath Phool:
This is one of the ancient types and also the popular one. Gold is symbolized as goddess Lakshmi in India and thus it holds great significance for Indian women’s. It is generally styled with sarees and other traditional outfits. It is not generally styled with western or indo-western. They are also available in chain and multiple finger rings styles. All you have to do is be careful while styling it as can make or break your look.
2. Silver Haath Phool:
After Gold, silver is the best option every women must opt for while styling it with ethnic outfits. According to Ayurveda silver being a good conductor absorbs energy and gives you good health. Styling it is very easy as it goes well with any outfit for any occasion, by this I also mean it goes well with western and indo western too.
3. Diamond Haath Phool:
This is the most popular Haath Phool type recently and is loved by women across countries. Diamond Haath Phool comes in variety of types- diamonds on the ring, on bracelet or on the chain you can opt for the right one according to your outfit and occasion. Styling it is very easy as it goes well with any outfit for daytime or evening.
4. Kundan Haath Phool:
Kundan Haath Phool is a traditional one from the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat. It is now one of the accessory that is loved by women all over india and looks amazing on all ethnic and indo western outfit like gown, skirt and top, anarkali and saree.
5. Pearl Haath Phool:
Pearl Haath Phool is the most elegant one and looks very pretty. It is very delicate and very attractive. You can style it with all type of outfit for any occasion. It is available in simple and royal designs you can choose for the right one according to your choice and outfit.
6. Flower Haath Phool:
Flower Haath Phool as the name says it all is a hand harness made up of flowers. It is specially styled during mehendi and godh bharai ceremony in India. It is symbolises purity and good future. It is mainly worn with lehenga, sharara or gowns. They are very trendy accessory across the country.