Rakshabandhan is a festival of love and affection of a sister for her brother. It is one of most famous and celebrated festival ofIndia. during this festival tie a rakhi thread on brother’s wrist and wishes for good things in his life. In return, brother also promises to her for lifelong protection in difficult situations. It is a relation of love and trust and rakshabandhan strengthen this bond of love and protection.

Rakhi threads is not just a dhaga, it is a way of expressions of feelings of a sister to her brother. Sisters on this occasion buy various rakhi patterns from markets. Some of sisters like to prepare rakhi strip at their home. these rakhi strips known as homemade rakhi. to prepare a rakhi at home needs some creative and energetic work. There is a simple process of making a Rakhi as follows.

Process of Making Rakhi at Home:

Elements Require to Make a Rakhi :

  • Toothbrush
  • Artificial pearls
  • A silk thread reel
  • A cotton thread reel
  • Glue

Follow the Process step by step :

  1. Cut the silk thread reel into small 15 to 20 pieces.
  2. Arrange all pieces in a way, in which each of pieces ends with other piece and than fold all threads of pieces from middle of row.
  3. Use cotton reel to tie the bundle of thread pieces just 4 to 5 inches below of middle.
  4. Divide longer part of threads into two pieces.
  5. Use glue to arrange pieces.
  6. Use toothbrush and make a tiny thread at middle.
  7. Both ends also brush with toothbrush.
  8. Decorate various colored pearls to give it final look.

Above is a simple process of making a simple pattern of rakhi. Home made rakhi will more beautiful than rakhi available in market, because a sister make it with her love.

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  1. send rakhi gifts to india
    August 1st, 2012 | 4:28 pm

    This festival is full of emotions and love. Distance were spoiling mood of brothers and sisters who could not meet due to distance in early days. But those days are gone. Now distance cannot spoil mood of any brother or sister on the festival of rakshabandan. Today, ecommerce technology is available and you can send rakhi to India for your brother very easily.

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