The worldwide fascination with Zodiac birthstones has been on for at least a few millennia. The Indians, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and Persians are among the ancient civilisations that treasured these gems, these lucky Zodiac birthstones according to date of birth, even thousands of years ago. The tradition, of course, has continued, for a variety of reasons. Precious gems make for wonderful trinkets and Zodiac birthstone jewellery is as symbolic as it is beautiful. You may believe they bring you luck, or just love the way they look. It’s not uncommon to gift a birthstone necklace, a birthstone bracelet or other… View Post

Ask most people to describe their idea of a perfect holiday is and chances are you’ll hear the word “beach” mentioned somewhere in that fantasy. The beach isn’t just the perfect place to unwind, splash around and get an alluring tan, it’s also the runway for holiday fashion. There are a ton of cute kaftans, sexy swimsuits and summer dresses to flaunt your style with on the shore. Not to mention the super cute beach jewelry! Whether you love those hippie-style beach glass necklaces and bulky beach bracelets or the sleek and elegant gold beach jewelry like body chains and… View Post

If you’ve bought a diamond, then you may have wondered if the diamond you own is real or fake. How to test a diamond for authenticity, how to tell if a diamond is real, etc. are some of the top queries we get at Jewellerista! Diamonds have always been tremendously valued and precious. Some legends say they’re part of the bright, twinkling stars, others describe them as the precious tears of the gods. For centuries, humankind has been infatuated by the sparkle and charm of these stunning stones. But for all its shimmer and gleam, the diamond is, in fact,… View Post

Those born under the Cancer zodiac sign are known to be fiercely loyal and highly emotional, two traits often associated closely with the feeling of intense love. It’s no wonder then that the cancer birthstone representing these intuitive and imaginative beings is the ruby – the king of precious gems referred to as Ratna Raj in Sanskrit text. It’s intense hue and mesmerising sparkle a reflection of the embolden vibrancy and passion within a Cancerian’s soul. Cancer Zodiac Dates: June 21-July 22 Cancer Zodiac Symbol: Crab Cancer Birthstone: Ruby Cancer Ruling Planet: Moon Cancer Ruling Element: Water Cancer Birthstone Colour: Ruby Red The most precious… View Post

Remember the usual connotations associated with men’s signet rings? Posh, conservative, stuffy, and so on and so forth.  Gone are the days when signet rings were just for the aristocrats. These days, the best signet rings are for every man and woman and the best part is that they are no longer just inheritable, but fully buyable. That indeed brought a smile to your face as now you have some nice choice too! Let’s have a close look at some of the best signet rings that you can buy with just a few clicks. Akitsune Minimalist Signet Ring: If you have… 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

Sagittarius Zodiac Dates: November 22-December 21 Sagittarius Zodiac Symbol: Archer Sagittarius Birthstone: Zircon Sagittarius Ruling Planet: Jupiter Sagittarius Ruling Element: Fire Those born between November 22 to December 21 fall under the zodiac star sign of Sagittarius and have the beautiful Zircon as their zodiac 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… View Post