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 jewellery market is huge in India and to supply the demand, there is no dearth… 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

Body piercings are a great way for self-expression and changing your look around. Plus, who doesn’t love sporting new types of jewellery is different styles. But while the piercing is a job that takes less than a minute at the jeweller or professional piercer, the aftercare is not as speedy and can even be much more painful (and tedious) than the split second puncture through your skin. Healing from body piercings is a long, drawn-out process that can span from a few weeks to years. Taking adequate precautions and care is essential to avoid complications such as infections and closing… View Post

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

It’s that time of year again when you show heartfelt appreciation to the one that made you. Mother’s Day brings the opportunity to gift our mothers with something she truly deserves, needs or has been hinting at for a while now. Giving her the perfect gift can be really mind-boggling and confusing with all the endless choices in different jewellery categories. If you need help finding the best Mother’s Day present, our guide can help. Getting creative with Mothers Day gift will make the day memorable for you and her both. Show your love and gratefulness to her with the… View Post

Business trips, destination weddings, dream vacations, or couples retreats, we all have the frequent packing woes before we set out on a trip. When it comes to travelling with jewellery, packing can be so overwhelming, we just tend to pack our most worn jewellery or just those pieces that will go with all outfits. A lot of people tend to not pack rare pieces of jewellery that they own or even their favourite pieces, (say a multi-layered body necklace), only because packing jewellery can be such a hassle. What with the tangling, the breaking, the lack of storage space, or… View Post

Like shopping for jeans, when it comes to choosing an engagement ring, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all rule – you got to pick a cut and shape to suit your frame and build. Like bottoms, hands come in a range of shapes, sizes and structures, and its best to choose a ring that takes emphasises the complementarity of the design and your hand to full effect. Here’s how to pick an engagement ring that will suit the shape of your hand. First things first, take a good look at that betrothed left hand of yours and size it up. Are your… View Post