As the month of Shravan sets in, the Indian social calendars start brimming with the celebratory cheers. While there are weddings that have attention, Rakshabandhan is one festival that is cherished and awaited. Symbolising the eternal love and respect between siblings, the festival is all about cherishing the banter and unconditional love. Being the naughty one that you are, we wouldn’t blink an eye to say that you already have a list of gifts ready along with the pooja ki thali and yes, your festive ensemble. But Rakhi ? We have got your back.

Trendy rakhis with quirky motifs and monograms for your millennial brother, the ones bejewelled with semi-precious stone and made from silver and gold or the traditional ones for the brother who respects Indian roots – our exclusive edit bullets down the 10 best rakhis for Rakshabandhan 2021.

  • Silk Rakhi in Fuchsia by Msafiri

Searching for a minimalistic yet traditional rakhi for your brother this Rakshabandhan? Mindfully picked from Msafiri’s Rakhi collection, this silk rakhi in an attractive fuchsia hue is made of braided jute, cotton silk textile and zari yarn, making it ideal for this festive season.

  • Set Of 2 Assorted Bright Artisanal Rakhi by Lukka Chuppi

Struggling to find the right rakhi this Rakshabandhan? Handmade with upcycled fabric, this bright artisanal rakhi set features set of 2 handmade rakhis that comes in an assorted box with a bottle of kumkum and rice.

  • Pink Wrapped Rakhi by Kitsch by Nik

Looking for minimalistic rakhi for your bro? Handmade in dual-coloured threads and detailed with beads and shells, this wrapped rakhi by Kitsch by Nik speaks of traditional and contemporary aesthetics.

Handcrafted by the artisans of Firozabad, the glass rakhi is a contemporary piece your brother can have. Seen in the alluring hues of cobalt, amber and pake green, the glass rakhi by Srishti Dube stays traditional in its concepts and modern in its making.

Is your brother an ardent fan of classic styles? Made out of leather and thread, the Dori rakhi by Nappa Dori is all about class and innovation. Pick this one and your dear brother will put up with your tantrums forever.

Seen your brother practice mindfulness lately? Well, here’s a rakhi that will be treasured by your brother. Handcrafted with upcycled fabric, this eco-conscious rakhi by Vraj:Bhoomi is all about promoting the idea of embracing a sustainable living and zero wastage.

Designed with plantable seeds, these exceptional rakhis by Seedit are made for the environment conscious. They are eco-friendly, bio-degradable and customizable too. Opting for plantable seed rakhi will help you and your sibling see your bond “Growing” in a real sense.

Find your brother bent towards impeccable craftsmanship? The Crochet Rakhis by Samoolam are just for him. Woven by the hands of the craftsmen, these rakhis are not only statement-making, but also convey a strong message that insists a healthy livelihood for the craftsmen.

Remember how your granny knitted you and your brother sweaters every winter? Reminiscing the childhood in its own way, the colourful handknitted rakhis by Granny is Knitting is all things beautiful. Tie this on your little brother’s wrist to have him remember your best childhood days.

From rakhis with evil eye to the ones intricately detailed with traditional symbols, if your brother adores minute details in everything, these statement-making signature rakhis by Re.Bling are a must pick.

Whether it is quirky little things he leans to or the customary traditional ones that have his heart, whether he is the Gabbar of the house or the Kabir Mehra in your family, Ciceroni’s Rakhi Guide for 2021 will come in handy when you are scouting for last minute rakhi options for your dear brother.