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Simple and trendy lac bangles in earthy shades with a tinge of red to add colour, will go with western and Indian clothes as well.Size: Diameter: 3 inchesLac Bangles: Lac bangles were traditionally worn by married women on festive occasions, and were considered auspicious. These bangles are made out of Lac, which is actually a resinous substance, secreted by an insect called kerria lacca. The process: Firstly the resinous substance secreted by the insect is, thoroughly washed a number of times to remove all impurities. The lac pieces are then, heated and reach a half molten form. Required colour and powders are added. This half formed mixture is then put on gradually heated over an angethi, and pressed with a wooden instrument called Hattha, when it is sufficiently malleable, the desired colours are added. The clay like mixture is then carefully given the shape of a bangle and solidified. The process of adding the design and sequins and precious stones is a painstaking one and requires great expertise. Region: Barmer District, Rajasthan. Rajasthan lies in north western region of India, and is the one of the largest states , it is also known as the land of vibrant colours or the land of royalty. Famous for its heritage hotels, palaces, and majestic forts Rajasthan is the hub of tourism, also known for its handcrafted ornaments and clothes. Social Impact: At Craftsvilla we are dedicated to supporting the artisans, who have preserved our rich and diverse heritage and culture and are now finding it difficult to sustain it. We support them by providing them employment and bringing to the world their priceless art in the form of our products. Often we have been able to revive a form of art dying out, due to lack of funds and provide a source of income to countless families. Taking this one step further we have also established a Craftsvilla fund in support of these artisans.
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