The custom of wearing nose rings was brought to Indian and popularized by the Moughals in the 16th century. Nose piercing is not just a fashion statement in India it’s a cultural demand and an age old tradition which holds immense significance even today. In certain parts of India, the nose ring signifies the marital status of a girl. The nose ring is never removed once the girl is married. Though now a days even unmarried girls pierce their nose.