Posted on : 9th July 2014
Semi-precious rakhi is the symbol of Royalty and elegance. Rakhi designed with semi-precious stones and metals is the depiction of mesmerizing beauty and ethnicity. Tying a precious rakhi on the wrist of brothers by sisters implies that she is binding royalty and happiness to him.
Since ages, a conscious effort is been given to make the traditional rakhi all the more attractive and appealing. Now-a-days, semi-precious rakhi have become one of the most memorable gift to anyone. These come with a spirit of infinite love and care perfectly blended with beads, strings, etc that will contribute to the brother-sister relationship. Scroll down for the different variety of precious and semi-precious rakhi available in the market.
Precious Chain Rakhi - Generally, a rakhi is tied with the help of a thread on the brother's wrist. However, now people have increasingly started using chains for this purpose. The chain can be of different metals like brass, silver, gold, etc. This rakhi is a rare work of beauty when used with precious and semi-precious stones.
Silver Plated Rakhi - In order to improve the design, a Silver-plated rakhi has semiprecious and precious stones studded in the plates. There are silver chains at two ends of this Rakhi to make it more attractive and mesmerizing.
Floral Design Rakhi - A beautiful rakhi with different patterns of floral designs will attract everyone's attention. An intricately designed Rakhi with elaborate floral arrangements is a visual delight. The essence of flowers brings in a sense of purity in this beautiful form of Rakhi.
Navartna Rakhi - As the name implies, Navratna Rakhi comprises of nine stones which are held in high esteem from the ancient times. Emerald, Pearl, Coral, Ruby, Cats Eye, Yellow Sapphire, Diamond, Hessonite and Gomed Blue Sapphire are the important stones falling in this category. A Rakhi studded with these stones have a different connotation because it conveys a message that the brother is more precious to the sister than the nine stones.
Pearl Rakhi - Rakhi made with pearl - a white coloured gem stone representing subtle moods like beauty, art and peace. It is a precious rakhi which lights up the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan Pearl rakhi also have medicinal value associated because pearl helps in keeping the mind cool. The Pearl is positioned on the central part of the Rakhi. At times Pearls are also added on the string of the Rakhi to make it appealing.
Kundan Rakhi - Kundan Rakhi is quite lively and incorporate many geometric patterns and floral designs. These rakhis are very colorful. Kundan is main used to develop bridal jewelery since ages. It has a semi transparent and translucent body which helps it to glitter amidst other precious stones. Kundan Rakhis are less expensive than other precious rakhis but it is quite popular.
Gold Rakhi - Gold Rakhi is in trend since ages. Any simple rakhi can be made more attractive by a touch of golden beauty. One can find many varieties of gold rakhi to lure brothers ranging from gold coinage rakhi, rakhi with gold bracelet and rakhi with gold chain. These rakhi are designed as per the latest trend and is wearable even after the festival.
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