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

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 diamond as it reflects… 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

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, a highly simple substance. It is made up of pure carbon – the basis for all life on earth. What makes it special? Aside from its glorious beauty, the diamond is the hardest known substance found, naturally. What differentiates this most cherished stone from common… View Post

Commitment is a tricky concept, what with all its various interpretations and implications. Luckily jewellery that symbolises commitment is not that hard to define. No, we don’t mean the Wedding Ring or the Engagement Ring, we’re talking about their breezier, sleeker, younger cousin – the Promise Ring. It’s the ‘in-between’ ring, the ring that represents the invigorating new rush of love, a stepping stone from where great many love stories unfold. What Is A Promise Ring? A promise ring is a pre-engagement ring in the context of a romantic relationship. In most cases, promise rings can be given when a… View Post

From the country that invented La Dolce Vita or the sweet life comes the exquisite art jewellery made from glass – Italian Murano jewellery. It synthesizes superlative artistry with eclectic blends of wild colours. Murano glass jewellery is like wearing the entire Italian Renaissance colour palette drenched in the magical mosaics of the most romantic Venetian vistas. If your dressing style gravitates to artistic, bohemian, unconventional, experimental, colourful, vintage and casual, Murano glass jewellery will be a faithful fashion collaborator you can count on to dream up the trendiest looks. In essence, Murano glass jewellery is for the discerning and… View Post