Bangle making in India - a village handicraft

Bangle making in India is one of the main handicraft industries of the country. Bangles are more than a mere ornament in India. It is intrinsically associated with the very culture of the country , specially in the Northern and Western states. The wearing of he bangles is a major ritual of the marriage ceremony and are accompanied with ritualistic songs and dances and other festivities. They are used profusely by married women and are worn on every significant occasion.It is a very lucrative small scale industry of the region. The artisans involved in bangle making collect their raw material from the nearby forests , mainly lac and the natural colors used in the making of these colorful roundels. Bright and brilliant colors are typically used in bangles. They range from vermilion to bright yellow , from resplendent reds and purples to shining golds. This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd. , the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery , mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition , HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format , for use in your production ! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... Reach us at wfi @ and admin