The anklet is a jewel originally from India traditionally worn by women, and sometimes by the most noble men.
The "ankle bracelet" can be found in various materials such as gold, silver, steel, cotton, aluminum, bronze, from the most traditional to the most varied forms and materials born from master craftsmen.
In their pure and simple aesthetic function it is to be considered analogous to that of bracelets, especially in summer, as they enhance the tan of legs and feet.
In India, anklets usually adorn bare feet, and complete foot rings by embellishing the foot;
The anklets, often in Moorish style or in any case such as to invoke their Middle Eastern origin.
They were also brought to Ancient Egypt, where the material indicated social status: gold among the noble and wealthy, silver, iron, leather and strings of beads among the less wealthy classes.
In Europe they spread in the Bronze Age (between the 4th and 2nd millennium BC), in Hellenistic Greece and in Asia Minor they were a symbol of widespread wealth, testifying to the demand for luxury goods of that society.