The rakhi thread is introduced for the celebration of the festival of rakhi that is also known as ‘raksha bandhan’. It is the sacred thread that every sister ties on the wrist of their brother, while praying to god for their well being.
A Rakhi bracelet is a sign for asking for protection, a symbol of affection which has a long story which goes back 6000 years. A band which is woven, which is at first imagined and which is achieved with the accessories found. Threads are often made of silk, at times semi-precious stones are also added.
Raksha Bandhan is an ancient Hindu festival, means "a knot of protection", a symbolic renewal of one of the most beautiful emotion in humans. On this auspicious day, as per the tradition sister worship the God and ties a sacred thread on her brother's right wrist and prays for his prosperous future. It exhibits her love and affection for her brother and in the return brother ritually pledges to protect, guard and guide her through her thick and thins for the rest of his life and blesses her with good wishes.