According to tradition, the handira, also known as a 'wedding blanket’, was entirely handmade by the bride's relatives. On the wedding day, the handira is wrapped the bride on her way to her husbands house. Because of the countless sequins, the whole village heard the bride's arrival.
The handira is a symbol of fertility, happiness, and protects against evil. It is a precious token that is a beautiful addition to any space.