The word Rakhi holds a lot of meaning and bear fond memories for both brothers and sisters. Every year, Hindu’s celebrate Raksha Bandhan in the month of Shravana that generally falls in either July or August month. Raksha Bandhan is a festival where a sister ties a Rakhi to her brother and the brother promises to protect her from all the harms of the world. Raksha Bandhan symbolizes a sister’s love and affection towards his brother and a brother’s oath to protect his sister forever. This festival is not only narrowed down between a brother and a sister instead cousins, family members and even friends can partake in it.
Where Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner, you must be eager to buy some beautiful Rakhi for your brother. Let’s look at some different types of Rakhi that you could choose and buy for this Raksha Bandhan occasion:
As the name entails floral Rakhis has a typical flower-patterned look and are generally made of ornate elements such as beads, sequins, rhinestones and colored stones along with some floral designs giving it a simple and elegant look. Many floral rakhis come with some light-smelling perfume making it more pleasant.
Before few years the thread Rakhi was something made up of a simple thread and now you will find them in so many varieties and also in a multicolored thread. Today, thread rakhis are more than just a simple looking thread and they are made from satin ribbons, zari material, mouli or silk and are decorated with sequins, colored stones, pearls, etc. to make it more attractive.
Zari and Zardosi Rakhi:
Zari Rakhi is a beautiful combination of metallic (metal wire) and decorative (multicolored beads, pearls, sequins, silk, colored stones, colorful fabric thread, etc.) elements on a resham thread making any Rakhi piece a fabulous one. Not just this, even diamonds, gold, and silver are used to give the Rakhi a regal look.
Not only grown-ups love and wait for Raksha Bandhan even little children are fond of this festival. For them, Raksha Bandhan is all about colorful & funky Rakhis, sweets and presents. Children Rakhis are made from light and soft material including creative and attractive cartoon and comics characters, designs and motifs. Children find these decorative rakhis very delightful and are their first choice when choosing Rakhi for Raksha Bandhan.
In India Raksha Bandhan is not only confined to a brother and sister instead in many parts of the country there is a tradition of tying Rakhi to not only a brother but to his wife (sister-in-law) also. This tradition is followed to celebrate the special bond one has with her sister-in-law (Bhabhi). And that’s why you will find special Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhi with similar designs that complement each other (like a pair).
Thus, these were some popular Rakhi types you can buy for this approaching Raksha Bandhan. You can easily Order Rakhi Online or buy it from a conventional store. Not only Rakhi, you can also order exciting Raksha Bandhan Gifts from a wide range of gift collection available online.