The worldwide fascination with birthstones has been on for at least a few millennia. The Indians, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and Persians are among the ancient civilisations that treasured these gems, these lucky birthstones according to date of birth, even thousands of years ago. The tradition, of course, has continued, for a variety of reasons. Precious gems make for wonderful trinkets and birthstone jewellery is as symbolic as it is beautiful. You may believe they bring you luck, or just love the way they look. It’s not uncommon to gift a birthstone necklace, a birthstone bracelet or other birthstone jewellery to… View Post

The Capricorn birthstone is Garnet. Capricorns are characterised as some of the most determined and dedicated personalities of all the signs of the zodiac. Give yourselves a pat on the back! 🙂 These individuals born between December 22 and January 19 are usually high achievers, they’re highly ambitious and resolute. At the same time, Capricorns are pragmatic and always ready to help those in need. I know this because my sister is Capricorn and she goes all out to help her friends and family. God bless Capricorns! Capricorns have a gorgeous zodiac birthstone in garnet, which is versatile and extensively… View Post

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

Men’s jewellery – now that’s not a term that is used very often. Men often shy away from accessorizing their outfits; however, a bit of flash adds a hint of class and sophistication to any ensemble. Whether it is the glint of a ring or the flash of a diamond stud, a little bit of bling can go a long way. We let you in on the secrets to getting perfectly accessorized and picking the right men’s jewellery according to your personal style and comfort level. Get accustomed to a little panache and look dapper with our best jewellery accessories… View Post

Astrological Sign – Virgo Those born under the star sign of Virgo are lucky to have Sapphire, a stunning gem, as their zodiac birthstone. Virgo Dates:August 23-September 22 Zodiac symbol: The Virgin Virgo Birthstone: Sapphire Virgo Ruling Planet: Mercury Virgo Ruling Element: Earth 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.  Characteristics & Personality of Virgo 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… 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