Jewellery enhances the beauty of women; there are different styles of jewellery that can be worn on the different parts of the body. Necklace, earrings, rings, bracelets, nose rings, toe rings, anklets, waistband, arm band and bangles are the ornaments worn by Indian women. One of the prevailing ornament is anklets. They are not only found in Indian culture but also in ancient cultures of Egypt and the Middle East. In Indian culture anklets are of prime importance, than of other cultures. Anklets are worn in the lower part of the feet. They not only showcase the beauty but also have some important health and other benefits. Let’s know what they are!!
1. A Source of Positive Energy
Scientifically, there are currents produced in our body. Primarily, hands and legs radiate this energy, hence to counter these negative energy or currents, silver anklets are worn which ensure the flow of positive energy in the body. Precious metals like gold and silver payals cause hindrance to the release of this radiating energy. That is why it is said that, wearing a sterling silver payal re-vibrate the energy into one’s body.
2. Mitigates Swollen Heels and Leg Pain
Swollen heels can be a real pain while you do your daily chores. This beautiful piece of silver jewellery aids in blood circulation due to the constant friction with your legs, which helps cure your swollen heels. Due to physical exertion, the pain travels from lower back to your legs through your buttocks. Wearing silver anklets will pacify the pain and weakness you suffer.
3. Increases Immunity
Not only the tinkling sound destroys the negative energy around the house, but it also activates the lymph glands in the body which boosts the immunity.
4. Drawing Attention
It is also a tradition to wear silver anklets, as the sound made by them gives an indication that a woman is approaching. Single women have a huge crush on wearing designer silver payals to follow the trend. The tinkling sound can also be a good reason to start a conversation.
5. An Exquisite Gift for the Newly Wed
Anklets are the part of Soola Shringaar, one of the most important jewellery piece for married Indian women. In ancient times a newlywed bride would talk less and felt shy to talk openly with others. Hence, the sound made by the anklets would mark her presence to others to show her respect and start a conversation. For a married woman, designer silver anklets are a sign of good luck for her and her family. And also a perfect gift to make the bride look ravishing and gorgeous.
Indian culture and tradition have very important aspects related to this piece of jewellery which are not commonly known. Though we see some traditions as futile, but they have prime importance in our life. Most of the girls and women wear it to look fashionable and to flaunt their beauty. Anklets are not generally visible, as they are worn on the lower part of the legs, but have some prime aspects.