The wearing of bangles in South Eastern Asia, particularly in India, lives and breathes tradition with its roots going all the way back to ancient times. In modern times, it exhibits no sign of slowing down as the use of bangles for married Indian women is still compulsory. The word, bangle, was derived from the Hindi word bangri or bangali, which in Sanskrit means the ornament which adorns the arm.
One of the most common questions that we're asked about our jewellery is – what is the difference between bangles and bracelets? Although both words are commonly used to describe jewellery worn on the wrist, many people don't know how each is actually defined and how best to find the type and style that's best for them or the lady in their life.
To get you started, here is the Corazon Latino beginners guide to silver bangles and bracelets.