This picture could be a ideal of a Bengali Lady. As hand tells the future of a man, it also represent the culture and life style of a person.
We can see that the hand have some gold jeweler, which manly showing the test of Bengali ladies on there ornament. Also its shows the fascination of the Lady’s on gold and how gold emphasis the social status.
Among the bangle (wristlet) there is a white one, which showing how much caring the Bengali ladies are for their family. Bengali lady wears this white bangle after their marriage for wishes of their husband good luck.
We can see two silver ring of stone, which shows how much they trust of faith and God.
Finally the overall hand is colored by the turmeric. This show how hard working the Bengali ladies are. They enjoy working for their family and love to prepare delicious food for their family and friends. Also this turmeric colored hand tells us what types of food the Bengali community prefer.Turmeric is also a symbol of good luck. The Bengali community use it all good social and religious festivals.
N.B. : The hand in this picture is of my dearest wife. This picture is taken from a marriage function.
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radiohead (359) 2008-07-13 3:45
This is such a sharp image with great detail of your wife's hand. I particularly like the well written notes that explain the cultural significance of the jewelley and tumeric and make the image more special. Well done!