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

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

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