Those born between September 23 to October 22 have the stunning opal as their zodiac birthstone. Opals display a wide range of colour that has been described to look like an entire galaxy inside a single stone. Each opal is unique and looks so as their structure results in unique plays of light and colours shining off their forms. These colours look stunning, like fireworks or lighting against a night sky. Librans are kind individuals, gentle in nature and artistic souls who appreciate simple pleasures and beauty such as a bird singing or a flower in bloom. At the same… View Post

Buying jewellery is a highly subjective decision. Each piece’s size, weight, design and hue playing a role in its appeal to different individuals. Choosing trinkets and baubles is a matter of personal style – a proud reflection of one’s own taste. However, certain jewels seem to have universal appeal, never going out of fashion even over decades. These are iconic and immediately recognisable bracelets, rings and bangles, usually worn by celebrities and movie stars, and coveted by all world over. For most of us normal folk, purchasing these precious jewels is a rare occurrence that may be used to mark… View Post

Gold, diamond and other precious jewellery is expensive and delicate – it needs to be treated and stored with utmost care. Many people do not realize the value of storing jewellery. It preserves its beauty and durability for decades, and even centuries when kept in impeccable conditions. Unfortunately, we can all get a bit careless when it comes to putting by our trinkets and only see the importance of proper care when our lack of concern stares back at us in the form of a discoloured ring, a scratched gemstone or a snapped necklace. In order to preserve your jewels’… 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

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