Paranda is a beautiful hair accessory which women tie with braids. Pakistan is very famous for making handwoven Parandas. It is one of the traditional handicrafts of Pakistan.
Paranda is made up of many colors, mostly black, yellow or multicolored three strands with trendy designs at the end of each strands. Parandas also comes in a shape of beaded ornaments.
Parandis are available with a great variety in designs and colors. They
are made out of a bunch of silk threads, intricately woven with other
skillful works. It is a long bunch of threads with elaborate decorative tassels
at the lower end. There are threaded 3 ropes which are braided into the
Women are fond of decorating their hair with it. It is use to adorn the lower end of their plaits with rich gold and mulch-colored
threads, ribbons and pearls, enhancing the look of their attire
with this ingenious hair accessory. Mostly women having long hair plait and then tie a paranda at the end to enhance beauty of there hair.
The craftsmen require a great deal of patience and
creativity while producing the parandas. They reflect the natural
liveliness and spontaneity of the people of Pakistan.
In Pakistan parandas are available in different types, each one of them designed for a specific occasion.It gives very stunning look on bridal braids. Girls and brides love
to wear paranda in Mehandhi occasions. Brides wear floral prandas on
wedding day as well which look very elegant with red bridal dress.