Astrological Sign – Libra Those born under the star sign of Libra are lucky to have Opal as their zodiac (Libra) birthstone. Libra Dates: September 23-October 22 Zodiac Symbol: Scales Libra Birthstone: Opal Libra Ruling Planet: Venus Libra Ruling Element: Air 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. Libra is the only Zodiac sign that is represented… 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

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

The festive season is upon on us and in full swing. Most of us are scrambling to put together party outfits and accessories for upcoming events and functions. From office get-togethers to house parties, elaborate weddings to New Year’s Eve bashes, the next few months are choc-a-bloc with excitement and activity. Turn up your glamour quotient on maximum with these latest earring designs from top jewellers and jewellery designers. Nothing can elevate an outfit like a wonderful pair of gold earrings or diamond earrings. Whether you are looking for simple gold earring designs, diamond earrings, pearl earrings or the latest… 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

Around the world, ethnic Indian jewellery has been described as ‘elaborate’, ‘hypnotic’, ‘extravagant’, and ‘intricate’. To the connoisseurs of jewels, traditional & ancient jewellery styles have always been fascinating for the sheer amount of craftsmanship it entails. One such form of jewellery, one of the oldest in India, is Kundan jewellery, hailed for its stately and resplendent appearance and masterful crafting. Kundan jewellery is a regular feature on actresses in Bollywood epics, an essential bridal adornment and the pride and joy of Indian women across demographics. What is Kundan Jewellery? It is a form of gemstone and glass jewellery that… View Post

“Water is best, but gold shines like fire blazing in the night, supreme of lordly wealth.” – Thus spake ancient Greek lyric poet Pindar. One has to agree and wonder. What is the attraction of gold that it has remained the most valuable and the most venerated metal from the ancient times to the present day? In jewellery circuits, gold is always the new black. Having a heart of gold is splendid, but having a box full of precious gold jewellery is even more splendid. Aside from being an eternal adornment, gold has been believed to have special properties that… View Post