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  • Navrathri Navras

    Navrathri Navras

    Navratri - a time-honoured tradition that celebrates the Divine feminine. A celebration replete with culture, festivities and spirituality. Navratri means nine nights and is glorified in honour of the many forms of Maa Durga. Read More

    Posted on Sept 29, 2022
  • How to style pearls: A guide to casual and formal looks with pearl jewellery

    How to style pearls: A guide to casual and formal looks with pearl jewellery

    2022 is the year of the pearl! Although the gemstone never went out of style, this year, it has exploded onto the scene with entire segments in style devoted to it, like pearl core! So how do you style pearls to look modern, trendy and mesmerizing? Read More

    Posted on Sept 22, 2022
  • The Bangle Affair

    The Bangle Affair

    An Indian woman's affair with the bangle is nothing new. From the first time her little girl eyes fall upon the bangle stands at the local markets and temple festivities, her love for the fascinating circle begins. Read More

    Posted on Sept 22, 2022
  • Daughters Day Gifts

    Daughters Day Gifts

    Know what else is special than jewellery…? Daughters. Daughters are a blessing, and they should be cherished and loved unconditionally. Your home is always jovial and exuberant when you have a daughter in the family. Read More

    Posted on Sept 22, 2022
  • Onam

    Onam

    Onam- the most popular harvest festival of Kerala, celebrates the return of King Mahabali. This 10-day long festival is nothing but pure happiness, tradition, harmony, mouth-watering food and decking up with. Read More

    Posted on Sept 09, 2022
  • Malayalee Bridal Jewellery

    Malayalee Bridal Jewellery

    Kerala bridal jewellery is one of the most beautiful pieces complimenting the bride. Every Malayalee bride resembles a divine goddess on her wedding day. One aspect that sets the Kerala bride apart from the rest of the brides in India is the bridal jewellery which is rich in culture and heritage she chooses on her big day. Read More

    Posted on Aug 27, 2022
  • 8 Must Have Wedding Jewellery for the Gujurati Bride

    8 Must Have Wedding Jewellery for the Gujurati Bride

    A Gujarati wedding is an extravagant affair. The 3-4 days of pre and post-wedding ceremonies are full of rich culture, hospitality, fun, and dance. In her red and cream Panetar saree and exquisite gold jewellery, the Gujarati bride looks nothing less than a goddess. Read More

    Posted on Aug 12, 2022
  • Matte Finish Jewellery - A classic for traditional and modern wardrobes

    Matte Finish Jewellery - A classic for traditional and modern wardrobes

    Matte finish gold jewellery refers to any piece with a muted and brushed look. When done correctly, it creates a stunning and distinctive look that's highly versatile. The finish is achieved either through a chemical process or by using an abrasive material to scratch up the top layer. The brushed look is attainable in all colours of gold and metals like silver and platinum. Read More

    Posted on Aug 12, 2022
  • Varalakshmi Vratham: Astalakshmi jewellery, Lakshmi motifs

    Varalakshmi Vratham: Astalakshmi jewellery, Lakshmi motifs

    Varalakshmi Vratham is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Hindu women, especially in south India. It is believed that worshipping Varalakshmi or Goddess Lakshmi on this auspicious day is equivalent to worshipping the Ashtalakshmis or the eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi - the Goddess of wealth, Earth, wisdom, love, fame, peace, contentment, and strength. Read More

    Posted on Aug 04, 2022
  • Bracelets for Men and Women

    Bracelets for Men and Women

    Bracelets are one of the simplest yet staple pieces of jewellery in anyone’s box. A bracelet can be so versatile and used in many ways. Tied around the hand, it’s called a bracelet; tied around the ankle and it is called an anklet; hung on the forehead and it is called a nethichutti (forehead accessory). Bracelets are also one of the few accessories that can be worn by men and women alike. Read More

    Posted on Jul 20, 2022
  • Charm Bracelets

    Charm Bracelets

    Bracelets are one of the few pieces of jewellery that are worn by men and women alike. The origin of bracelets dates back to ancient prehistoric times. There are several references to this jewellery in Indian mythology as well. In ancient times, bracelets were used to symbolize various things like religious beliefs, political afflictions, professions etc. One type of bracelet used to symbolize luck is the charm bracelet. Read More

    Posted on Jul 20, 2022
  • Monsoon Inspired Jewellery

    Monsoon Inspired Jewellery

    Monsoon rain is one phenomenon that sparks the buried down poet in each one of us. The sweet smell of the earth before the rain, our excitement at the joyous droplet of water jumping up and down on the ground, the light show in the sky by lightning and the clouds after the rain that look like freshly painted fluff invoke the simplest of joys and the most beautiful designs at the hands of any craftsman. Read More

    Posted on Jul 20, 2022
  • Temple jewellery - The timeless classic

    Temple jewellery - The timeless classic

    Temple jewellery - one of India's crafted treasures, has adorned the jewellery boxes of the Indian woman for decades. Made of gold and precious stones, traditional and ethnic temple jewellery is handcrafted to perfection, inspired by the historic architecture and paintings of gods and goddesses. Read More

    Posted on Jul 15, 2022
  • A brother's guide to Raksha Bandhan gift

    A brother's guide to Raksha Bandhan gift

    Raksha Bandhan's around the corner, so it's time to look for the perfect gift for your not-so-perfect playtime companion: your sister! As you carry on the rakhi rituals, make the day extra special for her with this jewellery guide. Read More

    Posted on Jul 15, 2022
  • Keep your Diamond and Polki Jewellery Shining forever with these tips!

    Keep your Diamond and Polki Jewellery Shining forever with these tips!

    We all love our diamond-studded wonders and mesmerising Polki jewellery! Whether it's for their sparkle or the intricacies of design, a diamond or Polki piece is a must-have! Read More

    Posted on Jul 14, 2022
  • Different types of Mangalsutra designs

    Different types of Mangalsutra designs

    The Mangalsutra is a vital element of Indian wedding rituals and Indian bridal jewellery. Mangalsutra means 'auspicious or sacred thread,' and it signifies the union of marriage. A symbol of marital status, it beautifully represents the forever union of two souls. Read More

    Posted on Jul 07, 2022
  • Best Friend’s Wedding Style Guide

    Best Friend’s Wedding Style Guide

    Your best friend is going to embark on a brand new chapter in her life. It's the wedding you've been waiting for! The laughter, glamour and happily ever afters are moments to cherish for a long time. Read More

    Posted on Jun 28, 2022
  • The Diamond Charm

    The Diamond Charm

    Wedding jewellery is a bedazzling affair of opulent grandeur, grace and glitz, just like our eventful weddings! What better way to up your glam game on the altar than by incorporating eye-catching diamond stunners! Read More

    Posted on Jun 16, 2022
  • Make a statement this wedding season!

    Make a statement this wedding season!

    A wedding represents a beautiful bond of love between two souls, a promise of a lifetime, and a union of families. For a bride, choosing the right bridal jewellery is of utmost importance as it has the prowess to reflect her style, values, and beliefs she holds close to her heart! Read More

    Posted on Jun 16, 2022
  • Make this Father’s Day Special with a token of love!

    Make this Father’s Day Special with a token of love!

    Father's Day is right around the corner! It means it's the perfect time for you to show your appreciation! To show your gratitude for the spirit he created in you, for the values he taught and for being a pillar of support and guidance! Read More

    Posted on Jun 7, 2022
  • Less is more with these delicate drops!

    Less is more with these delicate drops!

    Simplicity is the key to versatility! Add a stroke of minimalism to your collection with our delicate drops! Whether you're looking for something subtle to go with your office wear or you have a penchant for the unassuming, a delicate drop could be the right pick for you. Read More

    Posted on May 25, 2022
  • Heirloom Jewellery - Symbol of Tradition and Love

    Heirloom Jewellery - Symbol of Tradition and Love

    The inspiration behind a vintage bride is the very mention of heirloom jewellery. Heirloom jewellery transcends the past, present, and future beautifully, embodying the values of generations with reverence and delicacy. Read More

    Posted on May 21, 2022
  • Gift #HerHeartofGold a Golden Gift

    Gift #HerHeartofGold a Golden Gift

    With Mother's Day around the corner, it is time to think about making the day unique for the one with the golden heart! Consider showering her with some golden gifts of appreciation for always being there, by your side, for being HER! Read More

    Posted on May 07, 2022
  • Akshaya Tritiya - The Season of Prosperity and Wealth

    Akshaya Tritiya - The Season of Prosperity and Wealth

    Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be one of the most auspicious days for new beginnings and is believed to bring prosperity, wealth, and happiness in abundance. The word Akshaya in Sanskrit symbolizes ‘never decreasing’ and ‘Tritiya’ means ‘third phase of the moon’. Legend has it that it was on this day that Lord Krishna gave Draupadi a patra or a leaf that had a never-ending supply of food for the Pandavas symbolizing abundance and prosperity. Read More

    Posted on APR 20, 2022
  • Golden Grace - ‘Shagun’

    Golden Grace - ‘Shagun’

    Shagun- what is it truly? Is it a gift, a blessing or a token of love and acceptance? We believe the Shagun is all this and so much more. This one word, one gesture, means so many things to so many people. So why not make it special by gifting a memorable Shagun for those special occasions. Read More

    Posted on APR 20, 2022
  • The perfect rings to make the promise of a lifetime!

    The perfect rings to make the promise of a lifetime!

    Promise rings are a statement of commitment! A piece of unique jewellery symbolising that they have indeed found the one. Long gone are the days where promise rings were all solitaries in yellow gold! In today's day and age of inclusiveness, promise rings are now a customised statement of love, matching the person's style. From yellow to white and rose gold, solitaries to clusters and channel set rings, there is a ring for every aesthetic and every person. Read More

    Posted on APR 12, 2022
  • Flaunt your style statement - The Choker Edit

    Flaunt your style statement - The Choker Edit

    Choker chains and necklaces have an exquisite charm about themselves. An entire ensemble can come together with the right choker. Molded to trends of the season, studded with generation's choices and resized to the wearer's comfort, this piece of jewellery has stood the test of time and has been celebrated every time. Read More

    Posted on APR 02, 2022
  • The “Nosy” Affair - Tips to choose the perfect Nose Pin

    The “Nosy” Affair - Tips to choose the perfect Nose Pin

    Classic, traditional and always in style, the Nose Pin has been a favourite of the Indian woman for generations. The affair with the nose pin starts the moment you decide to pierce. From there begins endless searches for that perfect nose pin that sits perfectly on your face. And it is as plain as day to state that one can't own too many nose pins! Read More

    Posted on MAR 25, 2022
  • Add Rang to Your Holi!

    Add Rang to Your Holi!

    What's a celebration without a bit of bling! As the festival of Holi draws near, it's time to dress up, accessorise and indulge in the colours of the season. Here's a guide to the top six jewellery trends of this festive season. Read More

    Posted on MAR 22, 2022
  • Best Kids Jewellery for Special Occasions

    Best Kids Jewellery for Special Occasions

    Celebrating your child’s first milestones is something that will always stay close to your heart. Their first birthday, the first time they had solid food, or the first time they step into adolescence are all special occasions that call for celebrations. One way to add more shine and splendor to these joyous occasions is by gifting them something beautiful like precious jewellery. Read More

    Posted on FEB 18, 2022
  • Jewellery Trends

    Jewellery Trends

    Jewellery has always been a beautiful form of self-expression. Our taste in jewellery reflects not just our personal style, but also our moods, our values, and our belief systems. A new year has just begun, ushering in hopes of new beginnings all over again. Jewellery trending this year will also be a reflection of this hope. Read More

    Posted on FEB 18, 2022
  • Valentine’s Day Edition: Love is in the air!

    Valentine’s Day Edition: Love is in the air!

    There is a feeling of excitement and love as we approach Valentine's Day every year. Days like these are not just a reflection from our regular busy lives, but they also allow us to express what we sometimes take for granted - our passion and commitment to the one we love. Furthermore, this is the time we can gift our beloved with something special that they will remember forever. Read More

    Posted on FEB 14, 2022
  • The Love For Chunky Jewellery Has Returned

    The Love For Chunky Jewellery Has Returned

    The choice of jewellery is often a reflection of one's true self. It gets even more interesting when occasion and trends intersect, it's intriguing how women choose their jewellery. A playful mood of hanging out with her girl gang demands a casual classic look. A precious stone pendant, large gold hoops highlight her playfulness and her "letting her hair down" attitude. Whereas a date night is when she wants to impress with not just her beauty" but who she is, her personality, her signature style. Read More

    Posted on JAN 24, 2022
  • New year New Trends

    New year New Trends

    December is all about celebrations; from Christmas to New Year’s, there’s a trail of events. There is a party glow everywhere. You get to go out, meet your close friends and family, and of course, get to dress up. Albeit this sounds fun, deciding what to wear is a real struggle. It is tough to pick just one outfit with many excellent options out there. The trick is never to look over made up in an intimate gathering. Instead, you can wear something comfortable and still keep your style quotient high. Here are some ideas that’ll make heads turn and help you become the diva. Read More

    Posted on JAN 04, 2022
  • Celebrate Lohri adorning jewellery with a touch of rustic charm

    Celebrate Lohri adorning jewellery with a touch of rustic charm

    Zestful men and women dressed to the nines, dancing and singing around bonfires, is what the Lohri vibe is all about. Bonfires, family gatherings, mouth-watering delicacies, lots of dance and music, and shimmering outfits are the nitty-gritty of this celebration. Lohri, a winter folk festival celebrated in North India, is celebrated in January. Linked to the Bikrami calendar, Lohri is usually observed on the night before Makar Sankranti. It is primarily celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs all over the world. Though there are numerous folk tales associated with Lohri, it predominantly marks the arrival of the harvest season. Read More

    Posted on JAN 04, 2022
  • The art of perfecting your look for a winter wedding Dress up For a Winter Wedding with these Inspiring Jewellery Pieces

    The art of perfecting your look for a winter wedding Dress up For a Winter Wedding with these Inspiring Jewellery Pieces

    The winter season means the best time for weddings is approaching. From a high-fashion perspective, winters allow you to showcase your best traditional jewellery and clothes. On the other hand, summer weddings are perfect for minimalistic, bling, and understated looks. Whether it is your wedding or a wedding in the family, winters allow you to layer your jewellery, flaunt your pashminas and heavy lehengas without sweating it out literally. Read More

    Posted on DEC 23, 2021
  • Style this Makar Sankranti with Nature-inspired Jewellery

    Style this Makar Sankranti with Nature-inspired Jewellery

    Celebrated right after New Year, Makar Sankranti is an auspicious day for Hindus. It is celebrated mid-January on the first day of Makara Masa as per the Hindu Calendar. The Sankrant festival is dedicated to the Sun god. The festival symbolizes the end of the winter season and the onset of a new harvest season. It is known as Uttarayan in Gujarat, Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Poush Sôngkrānti in Maharashtra and Bengal, and Bhogali Bihu in Assam. Makar Sankranti is celebrated in different states under different names. Read More

    Posted on DEC 18, 2021
  • Diamonds to take you into this festive season & beyond

    Diamonds to take you into this festive season & beyond

    Diamonds are timeless. You never actually need an excuse to buy a set of jewellery sparkling with resplendent designs with beautiful diamonds. Diamonds find a way to suit every occasion. Whether it is a festival, a wedding, or a casual, fun-filled evening, diamonds bring a sparkle into your special days. Read More

    Posted on DEC 08, 2021
  • Be Effortlessly Elegant With Lightweight Picks From Kalyan Jewellers

    Be Effortlessly Elegant With Lightweight Picks From Kalyan Jewellers

    The idea behind the concept of lightweight jewellery was practicality. It was to create something that you could wear every day instead of a piece of jewellery that stays in your safe. Traditionally, jewellery pieces were heavy, intricately designed pieces that women could wear only during special occasions. Read More

    Posted on Nov 18, 2021
  • Chhath Puja And The 4 Unique Looks

    Chhath Puja And The 4 Unique Looks

    This year, select your jewellery for Chhath Puja from the unique festive collection from Kalyan Jewellers. Chhath Puja is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Nepal. Chhath Puja is for worshipping the Sun God, Surya, also known as Aditya, and his wife, Usha. Read More

    Posted on Nov 14, 2021
  • Bhai Dooj - The Day to acknowledge eternal love for your sibling

    Bhai Dooj - The Day to acknowledge eternal love for your sibling

    Nothing adds a touch of charm to the festive season like embracing festive traditions like Bhai Dooj. The associations with this occasion are endless. A brother and a sister have a shared past filled with memories like childhood fights, complaints, and the intervention of elders, sharing secrets, and a complete understanding between two siblings. Read More

    Posted on Oct 29, 2021
  • Reinvent Diwali Celebration with the Vedha Collection by Kalyan Jewellers

    Reinvent Diwali Celebration with the Vedha Collection by Kalyan Jewellers

    Diwali, the much-anticipated festival of lights, rangolis and joy, calls for dressing up and looking gorgeous. Diwali brings with it camaraderie, wealth, and unparalleled delight. A festival celebrated with the utmost grandeur. But, if there's one element that can brighten up your outfit as much as the festive lights, it's jewellery. Read More

    Posted on Oct 26, 2021
  • This Karva Chauth Renew your vows with the Sankalp Collection from Kalyan Jewellers

    This Karva Chauth Renew your vows with the Sankalp Collection from Kalyan Jewellers

    Karva Chauth can be termed as the most romantic time of the year! Celebrated in books and movies, Karva Chauth is a magical day when married women keep fast for the entire day and pray for the longevity of their husbands. The beauty of a marital relationship is beyond explanation, and each day is unique for a couple. Read More

    Posted on Oct 26, 2021
  • Celebrate Durga Puja with the Sankalp Collection from Kalyan Jewellers

    Celebrate Durga Puja with the Sankalp Collection from Kalyan Jewellers

    The best time of the year is here! The beautiful autumn sky, the beats of dhak, the fresh fragrance of shiuli (jasmine), the colourful pandals and beautifully attired men and women are the imageries that one associates with Durga puja in Bengal. Durga Puja (Durga pujo) is a festival celebrated during the month of Ashwin in West Bengal and other parts of the country. In north India, this festival takes the name of Navratri and Dussehra. Read More

    Posted on Sept 16, 2021
  • Gear up for Teej, Bangles Edition

    Gear up for Teej, Bangles Edition

    The onset of monsoon marks great joy for the women of Northern India. For the months of July to September bring the celebration of Teej. Predominantly celebrated by the Hindus of Nepal and north east India, Teej is a festival filled with colors, celebration and togetherness. Teej is also celebrated in certain parts of north and central India. Read More

    Posted on Aug 25, 2021
  • Onam Jewelry Inspiration From Kalyan Jewelers

    Onam Jewelry Inspiration From Kalyan Jewelers

    It is the month of Chingam in Kerala and the air is filled with the aroma of festivities of the month. Onam, the most enjoyed and dearest festival of any ‘Malayalee’ is celebrated with utmost grandeur, love and oneness all around the world. The dire situation of the pandemic may tarnish the grandeur of the festivities but the true spirit and the togetherness spread by Onam is unshakable. Read More

    Posted on Aug 23, 2021
  • Beginner’s Guide to Selecting Bridal Jewelry

    Beginner’s Guide to Selecting Bridal Jewelry

    India is well known for a number of things. The item that tops the list is our weddings and the sheer grandeur of the celebration. Amongst a well-dressed crowd of two thousand people it is surprisingly easy to spot the bride in an Indian wedding. This is because of her grand and beautiful regalia coupled with a stunning set of jewelry. Choosing and sporting the right jewelry is very important when it comes to styling a bride. So what do we keep in mind before splurging many years’ worth savings on bridal jewelry? Let’s take a look. Read More

    Posted on Jul 27, 2021
  • Making a Statement with Symbol of Empowerment with Queen of Gems AKA Pearls

    Making a Statement with Symbol of Empowerment with Queen of Gems AKA Pearls

    Pearls are termed the ‘queen of Gems’ and rightly so. It is not worn on a daily basis by just about anyone. It requires a certain class and elegance to pull off an amazing look with a string of pearls. Read More

    Posted on Jul 27, 2021
  • Vintage Trends: Are They Coming Back?

    Vintage Trends: Are They Coming Back?

    “Old is Gold” There might not exist another more clichéd and overused phrase in the English language. Yet, this statement couldn’t get any truer. Especially in the fashion industry where the trends keep changing at the drop of a hat, there are plenty of trends that have had its course, lain low only to become more popular after a while. Read More

    Posted on Jun 08, 2021
  • A Feature on Handmade Jewelry and Artisans

    A Feature on Handmade Jewelry and Artisans

    Humankind has been through several civilizations and each one of them have given various innovative and artistic solutions to everyday problems. Not just that, each civilization has proved how big a role art plays in a society. For instance, starting from ancient Egyptian civilization to today’s digital era, the jewelry market has been revolutionized based on the taste of each generation. All things considered, it is an unshakable truth that the art of accessorizing is one of the common traits that connects us with our ancestors. Read More

    Posted on Jun 08, 2021
  • Jewellery Styling - A Tool to Project Your Personality

    Jewellery Styling - A Tool to Project Your Personality

    What differentiates us from others and makes us unique is our personality. It comes out in the way we think, act, speak and present ourselves. Choosing attires and matching suitable jewellery to it is one of the easiest and most prominent ways of gauging someone’s personality. The same person might give out different vibes in different situations based on their regalia. For example, dressing up for a wedding is surely different from dressing up for a vacation or a business meeting. But the innate personality of the person can shine in all the get-ups if done correctly. Read More

    Posted on May 27, 2021
  • How Millennial Preferences Have Reset Jewellery Trends

    How Millennial Preferences Have Reset Jewellery Trends

    Millennials are the new bread earners of the current generation. Spread across the prime age group of 25-40 years, they are the pillars of any economy. India is a young nation with a sizable population being millennials. There are several qualities that define a millennial. The attitudes and awareness of today’s millennials are influenced by a variety of things. Being new earners, they like to venture into investments. In such a case, gold is one of the safest and most sought after options for any generation. Read More

    Posted on May 27, 2021
  • Summer-Spring Wedding Jewellery Trends

    Summer-Spring Wedding Jewellery Trends

    Although spring weddings and summer weddings are more well-known and significant in western countries and western traditions, it is fast becoming a trend in Indian weddings as well. This trend is welcomed more especially in North India where the winters are extremely cold and summers are hot, in contrast to the southern part of India which enjoys a tropical climate all year round. Read More

    Posted on May 25, 2021
  • gift cards

    Gift Cards

    Although it is true that you can’t put a price on happiness, you can present it in colourfully wrapped boxes furnished with a bow and surprise your loved ones with the most thoughtful gifts. The best gift you could ever give someone is the choice of choosing whatever is dear to them. By doing this, not only do you give them the freedom of getting whatever they love but also get out of the tricky situation of choosing the right gift. Read More

    Posted on May 19, 2021
  • Jewellery For Men

    Jewellery For Men

    Although jewellery is a market that is focused predominantly on women, there are several options when it comes to styling men with jewellery. Read More

    Posted on Apr 27, 2021
  • Mother's Day

    Mother's Day

    As I sat in front of my laptop, rubbing my eyes and clacking the keyboard, she came in with a cup of hot tea and a smile that can brighten the deepest of caves. Read More

    Posted on Apr 27, 2021
  • Office Wear Jewellery

    Office Wear Jewellery

    In an Indian household, the jewellery box usually comprises of big and bold, chunky, statement pieces of jewellery. From show stopping necklaces to eye-catching dangly diamond earrings, the list is endless. But, these jewels are for rare occasions like weddings and celebrations and can seldom be worn on regular days for daily wear or office wear. Read More

    Posted on Apr 27, 2021
  • Bridal Makeup

    Bridal Makeup

    Wedding is one function where one person steals the attention of the entire entourage in a flash. The bride and her get up becomes the single point of focus easily. Apart from vibrant attires and dazzling jewelleries, one other aspect that completes a bridal look is the makeup. As in any case, the makeup and hairdo varies from bride to bride, region to region and culture to culture. The two primary type of makeup used by brides now-a-days are HD Makeup and Airbrushing makeup. Read More

    Posted on Jan 19, 2021
  • Latest Bridal Trend: Minimalistic or Bling

    Latest Bridal Trend: Minimalistic or Bling

    With the onset of the New Year, several new trends have been established in the world of fashion especially for the bride. Some trends call out to the minimalist brides who prefer to dress simply and elegantly and some trends are made for the bold and beautiful brides. India has several styles of bridal looks; let’s broadly look at them as Northern style and Southern style. Read More

    Posted on Jan 19, 2021
  • Latest Trends in Diamond Jewellery

    Latest Trends in Diamond Jewellery

    Even though the year 2020 has restricted our public appearances, it has set several diamond trends that are here to stay. Diamond jewellery has been around us Indians for a long time.it has gone through several trends and is still one of the sought after kinds of jewellery even today. Read More

    Posted on Jan 19, 2021
  • Weddings at Home: Spends and Saves

    Weddings at Home: Spends and Saves

    Many of us might remember flipping through our grandparents’ wedding photo albums wondering how they managed to conduct weddings at their homes. The year 2020 took us on a Back to Basics course and made history repeat itself in this case. Read More

    Posted on Jan 19, 2021
  • Kids Jewellery Collection

    Kids Jewellery Collection

    Jewellery is one thing that is loved by kids and women alike. From a very tender age, we deck our children up with cute and sparkling jewellery. There have also been several references of children being beautified with jewellery in our ancient mythology as well as several archaeological excavations. Read More

    Posted on Dec 21, 2020
  • Temple Jewellery Bridal Set

    Temple Jewellery Bridal Set

    Temple jewellery is a type of jewellery that is inspired by temples of India, just as the name suggests. It is predominant in South India owing to its origin speculated to be during the Chola dynasty. There have been several evidences of temple jewellery present during the Chola, Pandiya and Krishna Devaraya reign in south India. Read More

    Posted on Dec 21, 2020
  • Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day

    The onset of the month of February brings an air of romance along with it. Fluffy cakes, sweet smelling flowers, decadent chocolates and colourful confetti set the world in the mood to celebrate love. Valentine’s Day was originally celebrated in honour of the martyrdom of Saint Valentine by Christians. But now, the 14th of February is celebrated as Valentine’s Day by people across the globe to rejoice love and loved ones. The celebration of Valentine’s Day reminds everyone of chocolates, roses and heart touching gifts. This celebration has gained lot of fame among Indians in the past decade. Read More

    Posted on Dec 21, 2020
  • Investing For Your Golden Years

    Investing For Your Golden Years

    The year 2020 cannot be reminisced without mentioning the coronavirus and its aftermath. From medical field to education to hotels and restaurants to even retailing, all industries have come up with several innovative solutions to sail along with the pandemic. After several months of staying in quarantine and lockdown, in countries like China, the consumers have comeback with a vengeance to shop and splurge. On the contrary, in countries like India, people are cautious about what they spend and where they spend it. Read More

    Posted on Dec 21, 2020
  • Carat

    Carat

    On a typical evening, I sat on a comfortable couch and started sifting through a magazine when my son, Bala rushed into the living room carrying a number of pamphlets and sat next to me. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • Chokers

    Chokers

    Chokers are a type of necklace which comprise of a metal string (often gold) which would circle around a woman’s neck closely and latch at the back of the neck. The origin of chokers dates back to the Sumerian and Mesopotamian Era. From ancient Egypt, on the necks of queens to Europe, adorning the queens long before the French revolution, to various tribes of Africa, coiling around the women’s long necks, chokers can be found in abundance in our history books. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • christmas

    Christmas

    Christmas is the most joyous celebration of Christians around the globe. It is rejoiced to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. The festivities for this festival begin several weeks in advance. People hang ornate glowing stars in their front porches, scores of people from little kids to old people sing carols through the night and prepare their houses in anticipation for Christmas and people save up money to buy beautiful and thoughtful gifts for their near and dear. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • jhumki

    Jhumki

    Jewellery has always been a major part in our lifestyle. Right from the exhibits from the Indus Valley Civilisations to the paintings in the Ajanta caves to the latest excavations from the Vijayanagara Empire, our love for jewellery and the creativity and labour manifested in it has always been showcased with utmost grandeur and great importance. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • Luxury Fashion Jewellery

    Luxury Fashion Jewellery

    A piece of jewellery may represent not only investment and pride but also luxury and extravagance. There is an entire section of the jewellery industry to accommodate the needs of the latter. ‘Designer’ jewellery focuses on the purity of the metal or stone used to make the jewellery as well as the exclusivity in each and every piece produced. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • Online Jewellery Buying

    Online Jewellery Buying

    It is 2020 and to think of a world without internet and smartphones would induce fears in many minds. From toothpaste to television, it is possible to summon anything to our doorstep with a single tap. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • Platinum Jewellery

    Platinum Jewellery

    The 21st century has brought in a lot of changes including the love for the ‘King of all metals’ among us, Indians. Platinum jewelleries have been popular ever since. Being the rarest metal on the face of the earth, owning platinum jewellery has given its owners a sense of exclusivity and importance since its inception. Read More

    Posted on Nov 23, 2020
  • mangalsutra

    Mangalsutra

    The climax of any Hindu wedding ceremony is the process of “tying the knot”. The priest invokes the blessings of the Almighty by chanting several mantras and hands over the sacred thread to the groom. Everyone’s attention is focused on the bride and groom and the air is crisp with tension. The bride is anxious and overwhelmed with emotions. Read More

    Posted on Nov 19, 2020
  • dhanteras

    Dhanteras

    The thirteenth lunar day on the Karthik month of the Hindu calendar is called Dhanteras. “Dhan” means wealth and “Theras” meaning the 13th day. It is celebrated two days before Lakshmi Puja, the main event. There are several stories about the birth of this festival. Some say it the day to worship Goddess Lakshmi and some say that it is the day to pay the respects to Lord Dhanvantari, the God of Ayurvedha. One well-known story goes as follows Read More

    Posted on Nov 05, 2020
  • anklets

    Anklets

    The joy of a precious little baby trying to balance the hands and knees and crawl away in express speed knows no bounds. The sweet music-like sound of the kid’s laughter is also accompanied by the soft tinkling of the little silver bells strung around the child’s ankles. Assuming that the sound is following him/her, the child looks back and laughs playfully while working the hands and knees with expertise trying to outrun the sound of the bells. Such is the beautiful innocence of God’s finest creation. Read More

    Posted on Nov 05, 2020
  • Navaratri Celebrations in South India

    Navaratri Celebrations in South India

    The beauty of a diverse nation like India lies in the unique ways people from different regions celebrate the same festival. The festival of Navaratri is a classic example to showcase this. While in the north it reminds one of Garba and Durga Pujao in the east, each of the southern states has very different rituals to celebrate this festival. But the crux of all these celebrations is the same: the triumph of good over evil. Read More

    Posted on Sept 28, 2020
  • Navaratri Celebrations in North India

    Navaratri Celebrations in North India

    The festival of Navaratri (translated as nine nights) is celebrated in autumn across India. During the months of September and October, when the kids are excited about the completion of their term examinations and overjoyed about the holidays, when aromatic mouth-watering dishes are prepared by women bubbling with excitement, when youngsters join dance classes to flaunt their graceful moves during the Garba, the air becomes taut with the Navaratri fervour. Read More

    Posted on Sept 28, 2020
  • Durga Puja

    Durga Puja

    Durga Puja ( Durga Pujao ) is a Hindu festival celebrated predominantly in north-eastern India. The Navaratri fever is prevalent in the regions of Bengal , Assam and other north eastern states of India as the Durga Pujao. This festival is celebrated to rejoice the victory of Goddess Durga over the buffalo demon Mahishasura. Read More

    Posted on Sept 28, 2020
  • Diwali in South India

    Diwali in South India

    Diwali is an Indian festival that is celebrated worldwide. As in any festival, there is a contrast in the manner of celebrating Diwali across north and south India. In south India, the lore for the birth of this festival is as follows. There was once a demon named Narakasura who was the son of Bhoomidevi (mother Earth). Read More

    Posted on Sept 28, 2020
  • Kaadhukuthu

    Kaadhukuthu

    The South Indian state of Kerala is known for many things. It reminds us of the luscious green carpets of tea gardens, the beguiling beaches lined with tall coconut trees, lip smacking delicacies and the warm hearted people. The tradition and festivals of this state mirrors the same. The most famous festival of Kerala , which is celebrated all around the world, is Onam. Read More

    Posted on Sept 17, 2020
  • Onam

    Onam

    The South Indian state of Kerala is known for many things. It reminds us of the luscious green carpets of tea gardens, the beguiling beaches lined with tall coconut trees, lip smacking delicacies and the warm hearted people. The tradition and festivals of this state mirrors the same. The most famous festival of Kerala , which is celebrated all around the world, is Onam. Read More

    Posted on Aug 13, 2020
  • Rakshabandhan

    Rakshabandhan

    It’s the month of August; the air in my house has already started buzzing with the excitement for Rakshabandhan. My father is scuttling around trying to master technology, in order to send gifts to his sisters; delicious aroma of sweets and snacks prepared by the skilled hands of my mother, is wafting from the kitchen, making my stomach growl with hunger; my two sisters have a spring in their step as they know their gifts are safely hidden around the house. Read More

    Posted on Aug 10, 2020
  • Local Designs: Kerala

    Local Designs: Kerala

    Kerala is a region that is associated with gold since ages. Kerala and gold go hand in hand to a point of being stereotyped for the same. For a land that is rich in culture and tradition, this state has its fair share to contribute to the world of jewellery designs. Unlike other regions, Kerala concentrates more over gold jewels than other varieties. Read More

    Posted on Aug 10, 2020
  • Wedding Themes: Iyer Weddings

    Wedding Themes: Iyer Weddings

    Any Iyer wedding will be incomplete without women singing this to the couple. It is to invoke the blessings of Lord Rama for the couples in holy matrimony. A typical Iyer wedding lasts about 2 days and has the following ceremonies. Read More

    Posted on July 18, 2020
  • Local festivals: Tamil Nadu

    Local festivals: Tamil Nadu

    Festivals form the crux of Indian culture and tradition. There are over 30 grand festivals celebrated across the nation. Each festival has great significance with respect to religion, terrain and season. Indian festivals bring us the image of vibrancy, happiness and heaps of lip smacking delicacies. While some are celebrated worldwide, there are many festivals that are rejoiced in the confines of states or even wee little hamlets. One such festival is Pongal, celebrated in Tamilnadu during the first 3 days of the Tamil month "Thai" which falls in mid-January. Read More

    Posted on July 18, 2020
  • Gold as an investment

    Gold as an investment

    Gold is one of the rarest items that can be deemed a luxury as well as a necessity. From ancient literature to history books to daily newspapers, gold has its presence marked in all of it. Especially in an Indian household, it is revered so much that some people buy gold only during the auspicious time of the day. During festivals it is considered to be sacred to worship the gold in the house, as it is the symbol of prosperity. What makes the glamour for gold last over centuries with its glory not diminishing, much like its lustrous appearance? Read More

    Posted on July 18, 2020
  • Intimate weddings

    Intimate weddings

    The evening twilight lit up the entire courtyard with an enthralling shade of orange. Too many things were happening, it just feels surreal. Seemed only yesterday I was teaching her to ride her bicycle on these very grounds. Her little voice screeching “Appa, keep holding the cycle, don’t leave me! Don’t leave me!” is still echoing in my head. A bittersweet smile crosses my face. Read More

    Posted on July 18, 2020
  • Selection Of Engagement Ring

    How to Select the Perfect Engagement Ring

    The engagement is a highly momentous occasion of a couple's life, where two people commit to staying together forever. The physical symbol of this beautiful moment is an engagement ring!

    However, finding a ring is never easy. If one doesn't purchase jewellery often, they may not be very knowledgeable on buying the right piece, and there are several options on the market! How does one decide what type of ring to pick up? Read More

    Posted on December 15, 2017
  • Buying wedding jewellery

    Important Tips for Buying Your Wedding Jewellery

    Your wedding is the most important day of your life, and every bride wants dazzle on this day. It’s the moment of “I do”. The moment when your fate is sealed with another.

    Jewellery is an important facet, adding the much-needed panache to your attire. The ornaments that you select will add to your aura, glow and overall look. Read More

    Posted on December 15, 2017
  • Jewellery For Office

    Jewellery for the Office - How to Select Pieces That Look Professional

    Selecting jewellery for the office can be challenging. You don’t want to go over the top and at the same time, jewellery adds personality to your entire office look.

    The critical fact to keep in mind while selecting office jewellery is your environment. You are a professional working woman and you need to ensure that the focus is on your job. However, the jewellery that you select will surely make a difference to your overall aura. Read More

    Posted on December 15, 2017
  • Jewellery Trends

    Jewellery Trends to Watch for in 2018

    Jewellery design is continually evolving with time. While some pieces stay forever eternal and classic, others adapt to modern tastes of the generation. Jewellery is increasingly becoming more personalized. Wearers now opt for pieces that stand out and give them an edge. Read More

    Posted on December 15, 2017
  • Tips to Care Your Jewellery

    6 Tips to Care for Your Jewellery

    Everyone’s jewellery requires care and the occasional clean-up. There is no point investing your money in fine jewellery if it ends up looking lacklustre after a while. Caring for jewellery is as important as purchasing the right pieces.

    Every piece needs a right amount of care and attention. If you are not aware of the best tips to care and clean your jewellery, we are here to help. Read More

    Posted on December 15, 2017

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