The term ‘Diamond’ is derived from the greek word ἀδάμας (adámas), meaning unbreakable. Diamonds were first recognized and mined in India along with the alluvial stone deposits of the rivers Penner, Krishna, and Godavari for at least 6000 years. Since diamonds are used as religious icons in ancient India, they are treasured as gemstones. Their popularity has risen from the 19th century because of innovation, increased supply, growth in the economy, improved cutting, and polishing techniques. Diamonds can be identified by their high thermal conductivity (900–2320 W·m−1·K−1). They have a high refractive index, but other materials have similar refractivity as… View Post

Anyone who has been to India understands that Indian love for jewelry is far from wealth accumulation and that it has more to do with love for culture and aesthetics, and jewellery was used as a means to accentuate the beauty and stood tall as a symbol of pride and esteem. And this love stays true even today. From trinkets to anklets, the Indian jewellery market has a lot to offer, making it extremely hard to decide where to buy quality jewelry from. Because gone are the days when jewellery shopping meant going to your trusted local jewelers and buying… View Post

Hyderabad was a famous pearl and diamond hub in the olden times and it is known as the ‘City of Pearls.’ From 18th to 20th century under the patronage of the ruling Nizams many Hyderabad Pearl craftsmen imported pearls from Dubai and made the finest pearl jewellery, the craft flourished and continues to attract people from all over to the city. From Akoya, Freshwater, Tahitian to South Sea Pearls (real and cultured), you will find that Hyderabad offers exquisite pearls that never go out of style. Famous Pearl jewellers in Hyderabad offer a number of traditional, modern and concept pearl… View Post

When planning a trip to Dubai, shopping will surely be on your mind – it’s a haven for all those who want to splurge. From clothes and footwear to electronics, chocolates and dry fruits to spices. But perhaps one of the biggest pulls to the city known for its shopping experiences is its gold jewellery. The Old and the New Gold Souks (markets) in Dubai are probably the best in the world, with people from all over the globe visiting Dubai just to shop for their weddings or other special occasions. Buying gold in Dubai is popular because it’s previously… View Post

Describing South Indian jewellery as ‘ornate’ would be accurate, but a gross oversimplification of what it really is. To South Indians, jewellery is deeply rooted in every aspect of their life tradition, religion, rituals, ceremonies, weddings, festivals and is perceived as a status symbol, the abundance and display of which is proportional to one’s success in society. South Indian jewellery styles and craftsmanship are traditional, grandiose and distinctive, clearly setting it apart from jewellery styles found in other states of India. Gold plays a central role in South Indian jewellery, followed by diamonds, pearls and kemp stones. Let’s take a… View Post

One of the most fun parts of getting married is planning the wedding outfits and jewellery, and buying a mangalsutra is no exception. With so many styles available in the market, it is easy to choose a mangalsutra design that suits your taste perfectly. Whether you are looking for the latest mangalsutra designs or a traditional and simple mangalsutra design, there is no dearth of options to browse through. We’ve scoured the internet in search of the best mangalsutra designs. From gold mangalsutra to diamond mangalsutra, Maharashtrian mangalsutra to South Indian mangalsutra, we’ve covered different styles, including mangalsutra bracelets, so… View Post

People who are born between May 23rd and June 20th come under the sun sign Gemini. Those who belong to the sun sign Gemini are said to be friendly, jovial and creative. They wear their emotions on their sleeve and are extremely expressive beings. GEMINI DATES: May 21-June 20 ZODIAC SYMBOL: THE TWIN GEMINI BIRTHSTONE: PEARL GEMINI RULING PLANET: MERCURY GEMINI RULING ELEMENT: AIR The gemstone assigned to the zodiac sign of Gemini is the pearl. It is considered to be the lucky gemstone for the sun sign and there are plenty of reasons why. One of the main reasons for this is that astrologers… View Post