The honeymoon ends when the last bangle breaks

This colorful photo was the Wikipedia Image of the Day a few days ago and I loved the ritual described in the caption:

Photograph: Muhammad Mahdi Karim

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Bangles on display in Bangalore, India. These rigid bracelets are usually made from metal, wood, or plastic and are traditionally worn by women in India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

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In India, it is a common tradition to see a new bride wearing glass bangles at her wedding and the honeymoon will end when the last bangle breaks.

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