The word Bangles (Hindi: Churias / Kangan) is derived from Hindi word bungri (glass). Bangles are part of traditional Indian jewelry. In India, bangles are usually worn in pairs by women, one or more on each arm, and a single bangle is rarely sold. They are made of numerous precious as well as non-precious materials such as gold, silver, platinum, glass, wood, ferrous metals, plastic, etc.
This picture is taken in New Market (even though its quite OLD), Calcutta (Kolkata). Not only in Kolkata, but there are numerous shops just for bangles., in every Indian city. These colourful bangles are very cheap and looks georgious in the soft hands of Indian women; thus has huge demand in India.