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In India, these nose rings differ from region to region. Some refer it as nath, some as bulaag, some as nathni, some as long and some as nose pin. It is one traditional art, which got a very late popularity in west. Earlier these rings or studs were made in silver or gold with diamond or other precious stone embellishments, but today, with the change in time and fashion these ornaments are available in common metals like steel, copper, bronze etc.
Rangoli, one of the most beautiful and most pleasing art forms of India, is comprised of two words, ‘rang’ meaning ‘color’ and ‘aavalli’ meaning colored creepers’ or ‘row of colors’. Rangoli basically comprises of the art of making designs or patterns on the walls or the floor of the house, using finely ground white powder along with different colors. Numerous households in the Indian subcontinent make use of Rangoli designs for decorating the courtyard of their house.
In India, most states have a specific kind of bangle culture.