Rakhi is a festival which epitomized the bond between brothers and sisters. This Rakhi, gift your sibling a traditional gift to spread happiness and convey your love.
Here are a few traditional gifts that one can give:
A Saree/Designer Saree
A saree is always a go-to and obvious gift on these occasions. It is something that is present in the Indian culture for centuries now. Women also love to wear a Saree on traditional occasions.
So, keeping these occasions in mind gifting a Saree to your sister might just turn out to be the perfect gift. Your sibling will appreciate A designer Saree will be even better as it has more creativity and beauty to it and more.
Wooden Pooja Stand
Every Indian household has a place where they devote themselves to their gods. It is a part of the house which is taken care of the most. It is a place which is decorated with all the religious necessities and a place of peace. A wooden Pooja stand will be an impressive addition to it.
It serves as a place to sit and perform the daily rituals. A well designed wooden Pooja stand will also add up to the spirituality and aesthetics of the place. These aspects make this a very simple, affordable and meaningful gift.
A set of ball-point pen and table clock
Branded ball-point pens are a symbol of literacy and education. For a writer or an academician, it is one of the most appreciated gifts. Literature being a huge part of our culture presenting one with a branded ball-point pen can be a great idea.
To complement literature, giving the gift of time in the form of a table clock can add up very well. As literature ages like fine wine, a combination of a ball-point pen and a table clock can be one of the most meaningful gifts one can give.
It not only respects our culture and tradition but also reminds us of where we come from or where our roots lie even when we are so much involved in corporate dealings.
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Marble based decorative items
Marble has been a part of the Indian culture for a long time. It is used in multiple ways. Sometimes it is house floor and sometimes decorative items. Marble has an impressive look and feel.
On top of that marble has a classy touch to it and hence makes the overall look of the place much better. It can be a marble statue or maybe a marble flower, Ganesh Kairi or marble based Meenakari crafts.
These can be a splendid gift as they go pretty well with the Indian traditions.
“Om” engraved items can be a splendid gift to give someone. On such a traditional occasion like Rakhi, this can help notch up the traditional outlook of the event.
These items look not only good but the concept behind is much deeper. “Om” is said to be the sound of the universe, and spiritual people will know the importance of it. So, having the “om” sign at home can make the household a peaceful place.
“Om” is a powerful sign or sound, and it is said to have healing abilities. In our tradition “Om” has played a significant part and it is advised to have the presence of “Om” at households to lead a more peaceful, healthy and happy life. Mental peace being one of the major factors these days, it can aid at keeping things peaceful.
Traditionally, before plates were invented, Indians used to eat from leaf bases. Now the fun fact is that it is still in our culture. It has aesthetics to it which goes well with almost every Indian festival.
Hence, it makes a magnificent gift. Other than the traditional aspect, the tri-leaf platter is a very effective way of distributing food in one item.
Usually, in a single meal, Indians have three items. Daal, vegetables and the main curry. Here is where the tri-leaf platter comes handy. Rather than having three separate cutlery for the items, one can always use this one to contain three separately.
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Gifting a plant
There are a wide range of reasons why gifting a plant can be a good idea. It goes without saying that it is good for the environment. It is also great for mental health. Most of us spend time at offices, cubicles and always using the screen. Plants can provide the eyes and mind a well-needed break from all these.
Having a plant has a calming effect on the surrounding people. Plants, if taken care of, are a very sustainable gift and can live for a very long time. It also adds up to the beauty of the place.
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Jute bags are beautiful and are a very tasteful gift. Apart from the durable nature, it looks good, light and easy to handle at the same time. It comes in various shapes, sizes and designs.
Find the best designs which compliments the nature and character of your sibling. Other than the beauty of the bag, it is also environment friendly.
It is better than almost all the fancy plastic bags with high CO2 footprint and non-compostable nature they possess.
Humans have worn jewelry for centuries, and for India, it is embedded in our culture. Indian Jewelry is world famous and Indian women love it. It is an essential accessory for various occasions.
Wedding, ceremonies, birthdays and many other occasions require these accessories. India has more festivals than a month in a calendar so for Indian women, jewelry is used very often.
This Rakhi, gifting Jewelry to your sibling and adding it to the collection will be appreciated.
It also has sentimental value as and whenever these accessories will be worn, you will be remembered. It not only makes one look more beautiful but also boots self-confidence to some extent.
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Shawls are a fashion statement these days but it dates back to the history of India. Many Queens in the Indian history have been seen wearing shawls.
One of the best being Pashmina Shawl, which is available only at the Himalayan plateau of Kashmir, Ladakh and Nepal. We consider it Royal and luxurious.