Kaleera or Kalire is a gold or silver accessories that is attached to the bangles of the bride. The kaleera’s have a special shape in which every kaleera is designed, that is, umbrella shaped ornament. Traditionally, it was a part of Punjabi weddings where the bride is incomplete without the kaleera. But nowadays kaleera is found attached in every bride’s bangles on her wedding day. Be it any religion or caste it has become a part of bridal look and are trending alot these days.
Kaleera were first came into existence in around 20th century among the Punjabis. It is considered as an important accessory for a bride in the Punjab regions, it’s has a special and separate ceremony with traditional rituals. These kaleera’s have plenty number of leaves, these leaves symbolises the number of friends bride has in her life. The bridesmaids are made to stand in a row for another ritual, where the bride is suppose to shake the kaleera by rustling them together on the head of every bridesmaid. It is a traditionally believed that on whom the leaves of kaleera would drop will be the next bride with god’s blessings. Kaleera is a symbol and sign of prosperity and good luck, the blessings are given by the family members to the bride before she enters into her married life.
The kaleera’s are made of either gold or silver with some beads, pearls or something different or unique from the other brides. Here are 10 best and trending kaleera designs that could give an elegant look to the bride, the best one which could enhance their bridal look.
KALEERA WITH TRADITIONAL APPEAL
KALEERA WITH PEARLS STRINGS
KALEERA WITH COLOURFUL BEADS
COLOURFUL POM-POM KALEERA
KALEERA WITH SIMPLE STONES
CUSTOMIZED KALEERA IN UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT STYLE