A bridal Chura is the set of bangles that are generally red, maroon and white in colour it’s in two combinations red-white or maroon-white. Traditionally this bridal chura set is made out of ivory. Usually, Punjabi bride wears chuda during a wedding. Wearing a chuda is a Punjabi tradition, and this chooda is worn by the bride for one year but it is now normal for the bride to wear chooda for one month and a quarter.
In Punjabi culture, chooda ceremony is held on the morning of the wedding or one day before. Wedding chura is offered to a bride by her maternal uncle and aunt it’s a 21 bangle set made of ivory. This chooda is made of fragile materials.
Bridal chura is the hottest trend nowadays. Bengali, Bihari, Marwari, Gujarati ladies are now seen wearing the Punjabi chura. Now day’s modern ladies are spotted wearing bridal chura with western outfits.
With the modernization in time, the age-old tradition has undergone lots of transformation. Chura is now made out of plastic materials which make them more long-lasting.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Chuda bangles?
Chuda is the traditional bridal bangles set which is worn essentially by the women in Punjab who get married. It is a custom to wear the chuda bangles for some time after the wedding for any woman. The traditional colour combination of chuda bangles is red and white however with modern tastes and styles, new-age brides do pick some unconventional colour codes such as peach, pastel pink, orange, rani pink, maroon, gold, etc.
What is Chura Ceremony?
On the wedding day, the maternal uncle of the bride gifts a set of 21 bangles which is called the chuda. It is during the Chuda Ceremony that these are soaked in milk with rose petals to purify the bangles and to make them ready for the bride to wear them. All the family members gather around the bride while she is made to wear the chuda by her maternal uncle and aunt. A white cloth is tied over the chuda bangles till the time the actual wedding ceremony starts.
What are the different types of bridal chura designs?
The different types of bridal chuda designs may vary from simple to elaborate. There are basic red and white chudas, orange and white studded chudas, designer red and white chudas with goldwork, traditional chudas with mirror work, oversized Kundan embellished chudas, pink and white chudas, maroon and white green chudas, and the customisable chudas with names of the bride and groom.
What is Bridal Chura?
A Bridal Chuda is a set of 21 bangles which equates a woman to be married. These traditional red and white bridal bangles symbolise a woman's married life, her devotion towards her new life as a new bride. This is a significant tradition amongst the Punjabis and the chuda is an essential part of the bride's trousseau.
How long bride wears chura?
Traditionally, the beautiful set of 21 bangles known as chuda is to be worn for a minimum period of 40 days by the bride to 90 days or 1.5 years, a choice made individually by any Punjabi woman. The more modern days have made it easier for the brides with the choice of wearing chuda for 7 days, 9 days, or even only 21 days also.