22 KT Gold and Gold Plated Bangles are everyday wear in the Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi cultures. In casual times women wear plain bangles as it permits them to work without damaging the stone studded ones. On special occasions, more ornate bangles are preferred to match the outfit. Women wear matching necklaces and earrings to the bangles.
As the say goes sky is the limit to the designs of these Bangles. Every woman finds a design of her choice. The gold-plated counterparts to the actual 22 Kt gold bangles provide ease of purchase and replacement. Price also permits for frequent upkeep with new styles.
Red, green, blue, and clear faux stones represent ruby, emerald, sapphire, and diamond in the original 22kt bangles. Some bangles come with a hinge so one can slip it over her wrist and lock it. The fully closed bangles are sized from 2-2 to 2-12. 2-2 is the smallest size that will ideally fit a baby 2-12 will be needed for bigger wrist sizes. 2-6, 2-8, and 2-10 are the most common sizes.
In Hindi and in Urdu these bangles are also called Kada, Kangan, etc. If you like to go traditional, welcome! You are in the right place.