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A treasured part of Indian clothing is the bangles that make a distinct sound while worn by most women in India. Bangles are rigid bracelets that are usually made of metal, wood, glass or plastic. For Indian women, bangles are not just mere ornaments. Traditionally, they are more often than not, a part of their identity. Different colored bangles traditionally symbolize different things. It is a tradition to wear bangles after marriage symbolizing health, luck and prosperity. Red signifies energy and prosperity while green denotes good luck and fertility. Yellow bangles are meant for happiness. White is for new beginnings and orange is for success. Silver bangles denote strength and gold bangles are the ultimate symbol of fortune and prosperity. Bangles have a rich history and are definitely one of the most notable parts of Indian culture.

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