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Gallery of Indian Turban - Pagdi for Indian Grooms
Turban is a headwear worn by people of many religions in India. Indian turban is an important part of most of the Indian weddings including Hindu weddings, Muslim weddings and Sikh weddings. Generally, itís a part of groom wear. These turbans go well with the pajama kurta, sherwani and it also matches the wedding suits.
Indian turban is also called as Pagdi. And Pagdis are worn not just by the grooms but also his near and dear ones, or say, the close relatives on the wedding day.
Indian turban is considered essential, as they have high religious significance too. Hindus and Sikhs believe that these turbans are a mark of respect and cannot be omitted from the groomís wedding wear. But, just like any other wedding, even turban designs and the way they are tied to the head vary from place to place.
It is made of various materials that suit the wedding or reception dress. The color of the turban cloth is picked carefully so that it matches the groomís attire and looks compatible to it. The materials that generally used are - Zari, Ghat Chola, and Chuneri. Once the turban is ready, it is decorated using beads and dubka.
Apart from turban being a part of groomís wedding attire in India; it is also worn by people of many countries. North Africa, Middle East, and Jamaica are places where turban is popularly worn.
You can learn more about Indian turban by checking out the below gallery:
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