In India, there are lots of rituals for the wedding and it holds great cultural values. In Punjabi wedding, there are two ceremonies called Chura and kalire ceremony. In Kalire ceremony, Kalires are gifted to a bride by her maternal relatives and friends. It is believed that Kaliras are tied to a bride by her cousins and friends for providing good wishes and blessings to a bride. The Kalira ceremony takes place right after the Haldi and in morning on a wedding day.
Kalira or Kalires are the elegant ornaments which are worn on the wrist of Punjabi brides along with the maroon or red colour choora bangles.
There are lots of Kaleere designs available, some of them are as follow:
Golden Kalire: Golden Kalira or Kalires are pretty, beautiful and elegant. These go with all types of wedding costumes as gold matches everything. Golden or silver kaleere are commonly used in the Punjabi weddings.
Kalire with Ghungroos: This is the latest form of Kalira that comes in fancy look. Kalires have an attachment of ghungroos which does the tickling sound. This type of kalire was worn by Geeta Basra on her wedding.
Umbrella Kalire: Umbrella Kalira is the age-old form design in kalire. This design has been inspired by the real coconut shell. It is available in silver or golden finish. Umbrella Kalira is sure to give outstanding look to the bride.
Two Tier Kalire: For simple and elegant look two-tier kaliras are the best. They are the blend of traditional and contemporary style. These two-tier kaliras are light in weight and easy to carry.
Maroon/ Red Kalire: Maroon or red kaliras are the best if you wish to get some colour element other than gold or silver. Maroon or red colour kalire is sure to lend royal and classy touch to your appearance.
Stones Kalire: Stones embedded kalira are the modern designs in Kalira which add some extra sparkling elegance to the bridal look. This kaleere are available in silver as well as golden finished.
Three Tier Kalira: For heavy bridal look three-tier kalire are the best. Three umbrellas are interconnected with the help of chains and with some more decorative element.
You will find the range of beautiful Kalire Online at Anuradha Art Jewellery at very reasonable cost.