I love bangles. This summer while I was in Malaysia and Burma I had the chance to buy some nice ones, some in shops some in market stalls. Regardless, I like them all.
My new bangles (and bag to store them)
The bag is from Peter Hoe, a shop in Kuala Lumpur about which I’ve previously posted.
Bangles from Malaysia (left) and Burma (right)
The bangles on the left (amethyst -purple- and jade -green- beads ) are from a shop in Midvalley Mall in KL. Not sure if I kept the card… The pinkish one is from Burma. I bought in Yangon, in the Scott Market (my friends and I “got lost” in it for hours!). I’m not sure which stone it is. They made it so that it goes two rounds on my wrist. I normally wear them all together or only the ones on the left. They look very pretty, specially on tanned skin.
Since they are semiprecious stones I wear them also for more formal ocasions as well as casual ones.
Bead bangles from Burma
These are more casual. The beads are similar to the ones you see in the rosaries of the Burmese monks. Ialso bought them at the Scott Market in Yangon. The dark brown one is made with seeds rubbed in some sort of oil (a little bit smelly). It will forever remind me of the beautiful monastery were I bought them.
And that’s another reason to like them: I like the fact that the things that I wear remind me of the wonderful places I’ve been to.