Those born between 20th April and 21st  May fall under the zodiac sign of Taurus. It is a lucky sun sign because it has probably one of the best gemstones as its birthstone. The emerald belongs to the family of four stones believed to be the most precious gemstones in the world (diamond, emerald, ruby and sapphire), and is considered to be a royal gemstone. Taureans are said to be deeply influenced by Venus, therefore they have a fondness for beauty, jewellery and nature. It is no wonder then that astrology recommends the gorgeous emerald, with its lush green colour,… View Post

Lucky charms have been used through the ages to grant their wearers favourable fortunes and success in their endeavours. For millennia, tiny trinkets such as gemstones, amulets, carved wood and metals with deep symbolic representations have been held dear, especially during turbulent times – to help brace for storms of hardships or brave through long, treacherous journeys. These days, superstitions play less of a role in our daily lives. However, lucky charms are whimsical decorative adornments that can still add sentimental value and strong symbolism and meaning to the person wearing it. When bought or gifted with a special purpose,… View Post

The beautiful sapphire has been one of the most valued and cherished gemstones for centuries, its brilliant blue hue charming royalty and noblemen through the ages. Those born between August 23 and September 22, under the star sign of Virgo, are lucky to have this stunning gem as their zodiac birthstone. Virgos are known to be perfectionists who plan to the last detail and are extremely thorough in their execution of tasks and projects. Those born under this sun sign are extremely careful and hardworking, using their analytical and practical traits to help them achieve difficult and complex tasks.  … View Post

Feel like a gypsy queen out to conquer the world with your rustic charm. Dazzle onlookers with a kitschy display of pastoral glamour. When you feel the need to do your best tribal avatar, oxidised jewellery is what you need. It oozes the kind of antique, raw, wild charisma that women find irresistible. It adds a generous dash of vintage goodness that is utterly enticing. Mix it up with flowing prints, sheer blacks, pure whites, fierce monochromes or pastel ensembles, oxidised jewellery always delivers the bang for the buck. What is Oxidised Jewellery? Oxidation in silver or sterling silver occurs… View Post

Is it you for whom the wedding bells toll? If matrimonial bliss is soon heading your way, the mangalsutra magic won’t be far behind. But just what kind of a mangalsutra should you wear? These days the options are so plentiful and the styles so diverse, you might have to take a deep breath and brace yourself when you decide which style you want to make your own. A ‘mangalsutra’ is the piece of necklace that married Hindu women wear around their necks. It is a symbol of unity between a man and a woman. Mangal means holy and sutra… View Post

Those born under the zodiac sign of Leo, between July 22 and August 23, are passionate beings, their zodiac symbol the mighty lion – the king of the jungle. The zodiac birthstone for Leo is, aptly, the lush green Peridot that bears a close resemblance to nature’s most loved hue. Leos are regal individuals, with an aura of royalty that surrounds them. They also enjoy being fawned upon and appreciate material comforts and luxuries. They value loyalty above everything and are extremely generous and giving to those who they are close to. Leos as individuals are generally very dynamic people,… 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 Birthstone Colour: Ruby Red The most precious and expensive rubies are a deep, rich red. In face, the word ‘ruby’ is derived from… View Post