Dhanteras is the festive occasion which is celebrated two days before Diwali. This festival is rejoiced with great pomp and joy all over the country. During this time, people renovate and beautify their houses and offices using decorative lights, colourful papers, wall hangings, earthen lamps, decorative candles, door hangings, paper lanterns, etc. They do so in order to give a warm welcome to Goddess Lakshmi, and for greeting Goddess Lakshmi in a very special manner, the decoration of the gate is very essential. For this, people use beautiful door hangings, also called as torans or bandanwars. This adds more beauty to the house or office. They hold special importance as being one of the home decorative item used in Dhanteras and other festivals such as Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, etc. There are different types of door hangings available with us for you to choose from.
Door Hanging Gifts For Dhanteras
Embroidered Door Hangings
This type of door hanging is made on a colourful cloth piece in which variety of coloured embroidery threads are used to make it more attractive and beautiful. On this, different type of designs are made such as kalash, subh-labh, Om, Swastika, camels, elephants, flowers, Happy Diwali wishes, etc. Thus, you can gift your loved ones this beautiful and traditional door hanging on the occasion of Dhanteras together with warm wishes.
Floral Door Hangings
In this door hanging, colourful flowers, fresh or artificial, are used as decorations. The door hanging with artificial flowers can be kept after use, to be used on some other occasion however, the door hanging with fresh flowers can only be used for about 2-3 days and after that it gets dry. So, on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras, you can gift a beautiful floral door hanging to your loved ones.
Mirror Work Door Hangings
The mirror door hangings are the speciality of Rajasthan and mainly, they are made on the bhandej print or chunri print cloth. These door hangings are adorned with mirrors of different shapes, gold globules, bells, beads, multicoloured thread balls, etc. This type of door hanging looks very classy and traditional. Thus, you can send them as a gift on Dhanteras to your friends and relatives.
Cowries Door Hangings
On this Dhanteras, gift your near and dear ones door hangings with cowries. With cordial wishes of this festival, make your loved ones feel delighted. This type of door hanging is embellished with cowries, bells, golden globules, colourful threads, tucked on a piece of bhandej or chunri print cloth. And then, colourful crystal globules, potli motifs, cowries, etc. are hung, using colourful threads.
Metal Door Hanging
Another option is gifting a trendy metal door hanging with the images of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, religious symbols such as Om, Swastika, or types of floral and other geometrical patterns engraved on the piece of metal and decked with small bells. This will be very nice gift given to your loved ones. These door hangings are supposed to bring good luck to the house or the office. This door hanging can be cleaned any time and can also be hanged after the festive time.
Thread Door Hangings
This beautiful and unique type of door hanging is made by using different colours of threads, like wool and zari etc and twisting all of them together. On these weaved threads, gold globules, mirrors, beads, cowries, etc. are used to make it more attractive. So, on this Dhanteras gift your loved ones this beautiful thread door hanging as a token of love and good luck.
Paper Door Hangings
Another nice option is to send attractive paper door hangings on the occasion of Dhanteras to your loved ones. This door hanging is made of colourful paper with the images of religious symbols like Om and Swastika, and the idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi made or pasted on it. This door hanging is then again beautified by using paper glitters, beads, mirrors, bells, colourful crystal globules, etc.