This is a five line ankle bell pair with each ankle bell having about 40 -44 brass bells. This item has high quality brass bells on the cushioned velvet pad - professional quality ankle bell... Very good sound !!!
Dancers use Ankle bells while performing all kinds of Asian dances. Especially belly dancers and Indian Classical dancers use ankle bells for all their performances. These bells are made by attaching Ghungroos (metal bells) to leather or cloth pads.
Ankle bells are known in different names in different parts of India. In Tamil Nadu, it is known as Salangai and in Kerala people call it Chilanka. In north India it is commonly calls as Ghungroo. Depending upon the age of the dancer and the size of ankles, one can choose the size of the ankle bell. Usually adults prefer a 5 line or 4 line ankle bell. For teenagers and small kids, parents can choose anything between a two line and four line.
There are two pictures associated with this product. Both are velvet ankle bells. Depending upon the availability any one of this models will be shipped to you.