Gold in Indian Culture
By: Sarena Yang
-Importance of gold in Indian Culture-
Uses of gold For weddings
Once the bride becomes apart of the family, she must be mature and really respect the elders and her husband's parents. The groom and bride is fully dressed in gold jewelry. The bride has the most gold and she wears the gold she picked out when she was younger. Some weddings that the parents set up for their child are really expensive. It can be up to 20,000 dollars to set up a wedding.
-Facts about gold in Indian Culture-
• gold is used for jewelry, weddings and festivals
• no gold, no wedding
• gold needs to get passed on
• there are 22 ways to speak gold
• Indians love buying gold, but they hate selling gold
• gold started in the ancient times
• they consider gold auspicious, making it an integral part of their lives
• celebration without gold is dull and lackluster
• gold prices in India are determined largely through an informal process
• there are no " King maker " in the Indian gold industry
Woman in gold
This picture shows a young woman that's about to get married. She's all dressed in gold jewelry.
Picking the right gold
This picture shows parents looking for the right gold they want to get for either themselves, or for their child for marriage.
Choosing gold before marriage
This picture shows a young girl finding the golds she wants to wear when she's going to get married when she's older.