An anklet, also called ankle chain, ankle bracelet or ankle string, is an ornament worn around the ankle.Barefoot anklets and toe rings historically have been worn for at least over 8000 years by girls and women in South Asia
Also worn by Egyptian women since pre-dynastic times. In the United States both casual and more formal anklets became fashionable from the 1930's to the late–20th century. While in Western popular culture both younger men and women may wear casual leather anklets, they are popular among barefoot women. Formal anklets (of silver, gold, or beads) are used by some women as fashion jewelry.