A host of traditional Decorative Items
are used in Hindu households to redecorate the house on Diwali. Besides,
presenting a bright new outlook, these also lent a joyful feel of the
festival to the house. Presented below is a brief description of some of the
most popular Diwali Decorative Items.
Torans or Door Hangings
Torans, Bandhanwars or Door Hangings call what you may are the most
important of all Diwali decorative items. These are used to adorn the main
entrance door and that of the worship room to welcome Goddess Lakshmi.
Diwali Toran are handcrafted and come embellished with embroidery, bells,
beads, mirror, shells, image of Lord Ganesha etc. Torans are very much in
vogue these days and are the most fashionable Diwal Decorative Gift.
The word, Deepavali means rows of lamps. This explains why
Diyas are an integral part of the festival. The traditional Diwali Diyas or
lamps have witnessed a makeover in past few years. Erstwhile they were the
sole creation of the potters wheel but today they are being handled by
creative designers and craftsman who paint and turn diyas in innovative
shapes and pattern. Wax filled diyas are the very much in demand as they are
more convenient to use than the conventional oil ones. Brass and aluminum
diyas are also quite popular. These days one can find a variety of ready to
gift Diyas sets in the market.
Aromatic and designer candles are an important Diwali decorative item.
Besides, illuminating the house they present a calm and soothing atmosphere.
Just as Diyas, candles too have undergone a major transformation in terms of
looks. Today they come in artistic shapes and innovative designs. It is
considered auspicious and blissful to light floating candles in a glass pot
filled with water and decorated with flower petals. One can browse through a
variety of candles in popular Diwali shopping sites and order them for dear
ones as Diwali gift.
Diwali Lanterns and Lamps come in variety of shapes and material ranging
from clay and paper to glass, brass and marble. They are considered to be an
important Diwali decorations item as they turn a room bright in an artistic
manner. Diwali Lamp are a wonderful gift for those wishing to redecorate
Wall Hangings adorned with the image of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi
are a popular Diwali decorative item. As the festival is a traditional one,
wall hangings with ethnic touch are preferred over others. Embroidered cloth
panels too work wonderfully as a Deepavali decorative.
Laxmi Ganesh Sculptures and Idols
As Lakshmi-Ganesh Puja is an intrinsic part of the Diwali Festival,
Lakshmi-Ganesh sculptures and idols are a very important Diwali decorative
item. These come in interesting designs in various sizes to suit the varied
requirements of people. Brass and silver Lakshmi-Ganesh decorative are
popular as Diwali Gift these days.