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SOUTH INDIAN WAIST BELT JEWELLERY FOR INDIAN WOMEN
The waist belt jewelry (otherwise called the belly chain or the waist chain) is used extensively to mean Kamarband or Udiyanam which is jewelry for the waist. This could come with piercings of the belly or the belly button. This is usually worn by belly dancers and can be made of either gold or silver. There are cheaper ones that are made of copper or just sprayed with gold.
Waist chains have been used in India and all over the world for over 4000 years and the very first people to use it are Indians. Today, waist chains and jewelry is used all over the world as a result of globalization and the effect of the Indian media on the world. To be more accurate, races and cultures in the East have also used waist chains and cords for a very long time too; they are used by women and men to show power, financial affluence, religious piety, and political influence.
To show their wealth, the ancient noble houses of Namboothiri wore flaunting triple gold chains on their waist while Hindu religious deities such as Lord Krishna wore waist chains even in his paintings and sculpture.
The carvings and statues at temples and other structures like Ajanta and Ellora caves show most women or dancers wearing impressive waistbands to complement their attire. In many cultures, wearing a gold cummerbund is one of the must-wear jewellery during a wedding and definitely does a lot to make the bride fell more beautiful than ever. These can also be worn over Western outfits like a drop waist belt or to hold a drape like attire together at the waist.
In some part of India, all new born babies are given waist chains as part of their ceremonial naming rite. Many of the boys eventually abandon the chains as they go through their teenage life but a sizable number of the boys and almost all the girls continue with them through adulthood.
If you ever have the opportunity to see ancient Indian paintings and sculptures, you will always see the presence of waist bands and chains for both the males and the females depicted in the ancient arts. What more, today’s Indian celebrities are always seen wearing waist chains and the number seems to increase everyday all around the world; waist chain may be the culture of ancient India but it is still a very vital part of today’s cultural attire.
When we are going for events, shows and occasions, we love to add an extra touch for effects. What can make heads turns like the elegance and sensual appeal of the waist chain on your elegant attire?
Today’s cummerbund or waistbands are made from the finest ornaments or from shinning sleek cloth materials. They are great over Indian ethnic cloths such as Sarees and Lehengas. Sometimes, waistbands have very tiny beels that ring softly at the sway of the hip!
At Swarajshop, we do not just want to sell you a piece of jewlwry, we are offering you a piece of history and cultural heritage that has stood the test of time and have held the world spellbound for centuries; be it a wedding or a simple night out, the waist band as got you covered for the wow effect. It is not just style but history, elegance and beauty rolled into one piece of stunning fashion statement.