For a lot of people who want to start experimenting with piercings, the ear is often the first place the turn to try out new trends and piercing positions. Standard earlobe piercings are ubiquitous and the norm across cultures world over. But the more adventurous types of ear piercings, such as dath, helix and conch, may have you scratching your head as to where they go. If you are looking to get a new ear piercing but aren’t sure what to choose from, we outline the basic areas of the ear where you can put a ring (or barbell) on… View Post

A few decades ago, Indian women preferred to buy jewellery from their trusted local jeweller, be it a personal milestone, an impulse buy or a wedding. However,  recent changes in consumer habits have indicated a gradual shift to shopping for jewellery at national jewellery houses with thriving presence across tier I, II & III cities. In fact, India is the second highest consumer of gold in the world and one of the leading exporters of gems and jewellery in the world. Precious metal, gemstone and birthstone jewellery market is huge in India and to supply the demand, there is no… View Post

Around the world, ethnic Indian jewellery has been described as ‘elaborate’, ‘hypnotic’, ‘extravagant’, and ‘intricate’. To the connoisseurs of jewels, traditional & ancient jewellery styles have always been fascinating for the sheer amount of craftsmanship it entails. One such form of jewellery, one of the oldest in India, is Kundan jewellery, hailed for its stately and resplendent appearance and masterful crafting. Kundan jewellery is a regular feature on actresses in Bollywood epics, an essential bridal adornment and the pride and joy of Indian women across demographics. What is Kundan Jewellery? It is a form of gemstone and glass jewellery that… View Post

Those born between November 22 to December 21 fall under the zodiac star sign of Sagittarius and have the beautiful zircon as their birthstone. Zircon is one of the oldest minerals on earth and has been cherished as a gemstone for over two millennia. Found in a handful of locations, amidst the igneous rocks of the earth, zircon has a heart of fire. Its luminescence comes from a high refractive index, a light dispersion rate nearly as high as diamonds. The zircon plays with light like no other. Zircon that is colourless is often compared to the diamond as it… View Post

Indian weddings are known to be grand affairs with multiple ceremonies and celebrations lasting days. The guest lists go into the hundreds and even thousands, and every detail of each function is intricately planned by the bride and groom and their parents to ensure that their family and friends have a gala time. From the food to the decor, dance routines to seating arrangements, the effort and expense that goes into a traditional Indian wedding is intense; but a wedding pulled off with aplomb is priceless to the married couple. It is a great celebration of love and the joining… View Post

Like shopping for jeans, when it comes to choosing an engagement ring, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all rule – you got to pick a cut and shape to suit your frame and build. Like bottoms, hands come in a range of shapes, sizes and structures, and its best to choose a ring that takes emphasises the complementarity of the design and your hand to full effect. Here’s how to pick an engagement ring that will suit the shape of your hand. First things first, take a good look at that betrothed left hand of yours and size it up. Are your… View Post

If you are ready to pop the question and are just waiting for the perfect moment, we have some great ideas for you. Remember, there’s a fine line between cliché and classic when you decide to get down on one knee. Get this once-in-a-lifetime occasion perfect with our great ideas for proposals. Shopping date: Let her pick her ring Ask her gal pals or sisters what her favourite jewellery store is or recommendations on what she’ll like. Then throw her off guard and tell her instead of doing the usual date stuff you would like to take her shopping instead… View Post