Story of West Indian Bangles
West Indian Bangle is more than 200 years old. It is a part of us
as much as is it apart of the West Indies, Jamaica, Africa and India.
is a mixture of Indian and African cultures in the roots of the
bangle. Indian women wore bangles as a symbol of marriage; African
women have been wearing bangles for centuries as symbols of adornment.
decades, artisans have improved the variety of these beautiful bangles,
making them in silver and in gold.
the same unique shape and design a major additional feature is the
knobs of various fruits and animals representing all cultures and
making them truly West Indian. Engravings on the body of the bangles
make them more attractive.
are hand crafted, made in our factory now located in Ocho Rios,
The silver is melted down
and poured into slabs to get Sterling Silver, which is 92.5% pure.
These slabs are then rolled and drawn in shapes then hammered and
chiseled to get the designs.
The bangles are made solid
and flexible so that they are durable and will fit all wrist sizes.
They are worn traditionally in pairs.
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