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Raksha Bandhan 2017: Splurge on truly special Rakhi gifts for your sisters

Gifting is a major ritual on Raksha bandhan that celebrates the loving bond between a brother and sister.

Deepa Gupta | New Delhi |

Gifting is a major ritual on Raksha bandhan that celebrates the special bond between a brother and sister. Sister ties Rakhi around brother’s wrist, puts tilak on his forehead, performs aarti and pray to God for his long and happy life. Brother in return presents her cash and other gift items with affection.

So, all you brothers, this Raksha bandhan, gift your sister something real beautiful and meaningful. It’s your loving and beautiful thought that counts. Be sure to make an impact with one of the unique and original gift ideas – from personalised jewellery to delicious chocolates and gadgets. The selection should be impressive so that it can please even the fussiest sisters.

Rakhi is round the corner. Here are some gift ideas for your dearest Rakhi sisters:

Handbags: When it comes to accessories, bags rank high for women. Apart from making her life easier, they’re also an extension of her personality. Gift your sis’ the most elegant clutch, purse or travel bag that suits her taste and express your love for her.

Ethnic wears: There are never enough ethnic wears in a girl’s wardrobe. So, how about gifting her a traditional silk saree or a designer anarkali suit. Let her be classy with ethnicity and remain comfortable too. Know her choices and get an overview of which sort of collections her closet lacks.

Wrist watch: Wrist watches have become a style statement nowadays. You can gift a trendy, classy and beautiful wrist watch to your sister on this special festival to express your warm wishes to her. This gift will bring a smile on her pretty face.

Cosmetics: Cosmetics are a friend to a girl. You can gift your sis’ a branded makeup kit accompanied with some soft toy or show piece that carries special meaning.

Jewellery: Gifting jewellery to your sister would surely add a lot of significance to the festival. It could be a simple chain or ring or a heavy choker set and danglers. If your sister has an inclination towards jewellery and your budget allows you to shop for gold and diamonds, gifting these real jewellery would be really a good idea. Otherwise, well designed imitation jewellery would also do since gold jewellery trend is now replaced by imitation jewellery because of the huge collection of styles. These pieces are comparatively less expensive than gold.

Plant: If your sister is environment friendly, gift her your favourite small plant that she can look after for days and months to come. She will remember you every time she nurtures it. So, this Raksha bandhan pledge to provide a safe environment to your sister.

A new gadget: It includes smart phone, smart watch, headphone or kindle etc. Gift your loving sister any of these gadgets, keeping her need and choice in mind. Since it's time of the year when presents are on your sister’s mind, make sure you celebrate this day to the fullest.

Few things to be kept in mind while shopping for your lovely sister:

Choose a quality and trendy gift.

Think about the taste of your sister for a while before buying rakhi gift for her.

If your sister is not able to purchase anything that she has been longing for a long time, you may surprise her by making her wish come true.

Don’t go out of your budget. Your feelings and thoughts behind your gift are much important than the rate tags.

As Raksha bandhan is approaching soon, shop for your sisters with pleasure and joy. Gift any of the above mentioned choices with your heartfelt message and chocolates that she’ll treasure.

Make Raksha Bandhan 2017 memorable!