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Finding The Best Ladies’ Wedding Rings For Your Partner

Unless you know the exact wedding ring your fiancée wants, it is never an easy task finding the best ring for her. There are many different things that you must take into consideration before purchasing a wedding ring. If you don’t really know the style of band your partner prefers, then you should try to find out before getting a ring for her. A lot of women have their own individual tastes, and choosing from the many styles of ladies’ wedding rings may not be easy. You need to make sure that the band fits her personal style, and is something that she will wear every day.

Gold Ladies’ Wedding Rings
Gold is a very popular choice of ladies’ rings. It is a cheaper option than platinum, and there are different color options to choose from. Unless you know for a fact your significant other likes yellow gold, it may be a wise decision to go with white gold. Over the years, yellow gold has gone out of style somewhat, and more people are choosing white gold instead. White gold wedding rings will go well with any style, and any skin tone. It is very beautiful, easy to clean, and it resembles platinum metal, without costing as much. You can choose from white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, two-tone gold, and even tri-color.

Sterling Silver Wedding Bands for Ladies

If you have a very limited budget, sterling silver wedding bands may be the best option for you. They are affordable, and come in many different styles. Since silver tends to tarnish after some time, wedding rings made from sterling silver work great as temporary wedding rings. Even though they are cheaper, they are still very beautiful. You can choose from a simple sterling silver wedding band, a ring with details engraved into it, sterling silver bands with diamonds, or many other beautiful styles.

Platinum Ladies’ Wedding Rings

If you are in search of a band for your fiancée that will last for many long and beautiful years, then platinum is the best way to go. There is so much to love about platinum ladies’ wedding rings. They are extremely high quality, very durable, and of course absolutely stunning. Ladies’ rings made from platinum are very popular. They are pricier than other options, but their amazing quality makes them worth the price. Platinum ladies’ bands have a natural shine to them and they are very easy to maintain.

When searching though the many styles of ladies’ wedding rings, be sure to know the kind of style of jewelry your partner likes to wear. If she likes a more simple style, then choose a ring that will match her tastes. This is a band that will sit on her finger year after year. It is important that she is comfortable wearing it on a daily basis. It needs to fit into her lifestyle, and not clash with her other favorite pieces of jewelry.

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The Eternal Magic of Traditional Bengali Wedding

India is a land of diverse culture with many different communities living in every parts of the country and for every community Weddings are considered to be the most important and memorable part of one life. It brings lots of sentiments and joy to every member of the family. The new couple is going to begin a new life living back all her memories way back at her maternal house and enter a whole new life with her partner. Like every festivals, Weddings are celebrated with full enthusiasm in every community in India. Generally the families celebrate and declare the union of the couple with grate pomp and show to make it a memorable one. Indian weddings are known for their colorful event, which is mixed up with traditions and customs. Each and every community celebrate their wedding in their own style and for all these occasion one thing which matters most is the Look.

 

Say for example, how it would be if Rafal Nadal took the center court in a blue jeans and tee-shirt to play the final of Australian Open. How would it be if Manmohon Singh takes his office in his most comfortable sleeping suit? Many a time we forget but the truth is look matters a lot. Every one of us is dressed for the occasion at times consciously and at times not so consciously and sometime we are forced to. But at the end of the day it matters a lot what we actually wears.

 

A costume gives an in-depth view of certain culture, a period, a society; it also goes far beyond fashion and this is exactly the main reason why dress plays an important role in an occasion. And when we are taking about occasion wedding is perhaps the most important occasion in everybodys life. So it needless to say that dress plays an important role in wedding.

 

The Bengali community celebrates their wedding with full enthusiasm like every other festival; the rituals of the wedding are very simple and traditional. A Bengali bride represents the true femininity and beauty. The wedding attire of a Bengali bride is very attractive and looks spectacular in its traditional wedding trousseau. A Bengali marriage is not just an exhibition of richness and grandeur it equips much more to the tradition. A bride make-up and jewelry and costume are actually the reflection of the bride herself and her family.

 

The hair of the bride is usually tied with bun and covered with a veil. The mukut (crown) is placed on her head and is pinned to the veil. The bride must sit with the gaach kouto and kajal lata for the wedding ceremonies. And not to forget the most synonymous of the Bengali wedding the red benarasi sari and with this she not only looks spectacular in the traditional Bengali attire but also she represent himself as the symbol of goodness and strength.

Grooms attire is no less than a bride. The bridegroom in a Bengali community wears a silk dhoti and kurta. The groom drapes a silk cloth around his body known as jor, while performing the marriage rituals. The end of this cloth is tied to the anchal of the brides sari during the marriage ceremony.

 

And last but not the least, the traditional paper hat topor that grooms wears during the ceremony is also a year long tradition which Bengali people followed throughout these years. This symbolism has been used in much Bengali film starting from Satyajit Rays Apur Sansar to Riturporno Gosh, Noakadubi Bengali marriage has been come as a metaphor to the society. The traditional Bengali marriage is considered as an extension to Bengali culture and society, the history as a whole and bridal costume often becomes a mirror of the society. Bengali bride also wears a tika on her head as it is treated as Goddess Lakshmi. The Hands and feet of the bride are adorned with red liquid known as alta, which is sign of prosperity and also defines the marital status of a woman. When it comes to jewelry, a Bengali community can easily give run over all other communities for their money.

 

A Bengali bride is adorned with different kinds of jewelries, like, kaanpasha (hand-crafted delicate gold ornament that adorns the entire ear), Hathphool (an ornament comprising of five rings interconnected by thin golden chains), Nath (the large gold loop nose ring connected by a slender gold chain to the Kaan), Chik (gold choker studded with diamonds or other jewels worn around the neck), Panchnari (A necklace with five or punch layers of precious stone), Sapta Lahari (similar to Panch but has seven layers instead) and Hansuli (another traditional necklace of Bengal).

 

But the most interesting thing is the gradual mix of contemporary styles that has come into the costumes of a traditional Bengali wedding. Now a days the modern Bengali bride often shift from Benarshi to some other sari with the changing times well known designer have come up with many experiments with bridal costumes and jewelries.

 

Now a days with the changing scenario it is also important to mix past with the present but to keep hold the age long tradition is another important aspect of this beautiful Bengali culture. The traditional Bengali wedding is a marriage of period of epochs where yesterday marks the aurora of tomorrow.

 

About the Author:

 

Mr. Adwiata Roy is the Director at the International Hair & Make-up School, New Delhi.