The Dumala Chand is the style of turban generally worn by Nihang Sikhs. Apart from this its a type of warrior style turban that is meant for going into battle. It is a piece of metal that has a symbol consisting of a crescent and a double edged sword. The Dumala Chand is held in place at the front of the turban. The Dumala Chand is to keep the dastaar together and intact. It also protects it for keeping shastars together.