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

It’s that time of the year again. India’s very own sibling appreciation day, The Raksha Bandhan, where girls and women celebrate the bond they have with the special men in their lives, whom they consider brothers, and boys and men reciprocate with their tokens of appreciation. But while chocolates or flowers may serve as a return gift for some of your rakhi sisters, some relationships are definitely more precious and in need of equally precious gifts for rakhi. What else can serve the purpose of the precious gift than a precious jewellery piece for your best sister this Raksha Bandhan… View Post

Gold makes for valued and timeless adornments. Whether bought for yourself to mark a special milestone such as a wedding or a birthday, or as a thoughtful gift, gold jewellery is the perfect way to lend importance to any occasion. Its beautiful appearance, cultural significance and inherent value make it treasured by jewellery lovers and investors. Gold never goes out of style, and it is passed down through families to be enjoyed for generations. Buying when buying something so precious and expensive, care must be taken so as not to get duped into paying more or receiving poor quality, whether… 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

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

Although there are eleven birthstones listed for those who belong to Scorpio, the main gemstone that is said to represent the sign is topaz.Scorpios are passionate and always approach life with determination. Astrologists say that the stone that balances a Scorpio’s personality is topaz. It is believed that the blue shaded topaz keeps Scorpios calm and mentally strong, attracting negative energies away from them and bringing them a sense of joy and peace.As Scorpios are emotional, this encouragement of calm is said to help them be more level-headed and prevent them from being overwhelmed by their feelings.Those who have studied… View Post