It is suggested that the red colour symbolises power. According to the Hindu mythology, a woman has to adorn sindoor everyday. Even Goddess Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva) and Sita (wife of Lord Rama), use to put sindoor in their hair partition. It is believed that Goddess Parvati not only protects the husbands of all the married women who put sindoor, but also wards off any lurking evil.This handcrafted sindoor box is made out of brass.There is a lid to keep it closed after use. Use it to keep small household items. It is also an ideal gift for your friends and relatives.