Rainbows for the wrist

My friends and I visited the Naina Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh today. There are stores lining the approach to the temple offering local artifacts. After offering prayers on our way out, we were attracted by a rainbow of colours on display in the stores. It was a treat to the eye to see bangles in myriad hues, patterns and designs. Made of glass, plastic, shell, metals, studded with stones, hand painted…. the array and varieties available was mind boggling. I couldn’t resist clicking a few pictures while my friend couldn’t resist the bangles…


There was a lady who offered to apply a temporary mehendi or henna design using blocks and some dyes. My friends decided to get the designs done. Ahhhh… a painless, temporary tattoo by a local artist done in a few seconds.



#Bangles #IndianCulture #NainaDevi #HPTourism #Mehndi




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