Pearls make for wonderfully classic pieces of jewellery with timeless charm and alluring luminescence. Whether a string of pearls wrapped around the neck or subtle pearl earring studs pinned neatly to the ear, pearl jewellery never goes out of fashion. But how much do you really know about these beautiful little spheres? In fact, pearls are not always spherical. Rice pearls, cultured in China on a large scale and extremely popular in the 1980s and 90s, are called so because of their elongated shape. Prized natural baroque pearls too are not round but irregularly shaped. These are considered to be… View Post

Antique jewellery has a unique charm – a heady mix of history, meaning and beauty that is often entirely one-of-a-kind. These jewels are timeless and, when passed down from generation to generation, often priceless as well. Think about wonderfully symbolic antique engagement rings, passed down through the generations to to-be brides, or heirloom antique necklaces and antique bracelets handed down from mother to daughter through the ages. And if you don’t have your very own heirloom jewels, it’s never too late to start a beautiful tradition by buying wonderful antique jewellery. Unfortunately, in this day and age, almost everything can… View Post

Decades ago fashion empress Coco Chanel had famously remarked that ‘a girl should be two things, classy and fabulous’. If we were to elaborate on her iconic statement using jewellery diction, we’d say: Glitter in gold when you want to show Cleopatra-esque drama Wear silver when you want to embody a gypsy diva But choose platinum when you want to go full-metal elegant Platinum jewellery is the greatest accoutrement in your style realm when ‘classy and fabulous’ is on your mind. Associated with aristocracy, highly coveted due to its exclusivity, platinum jewellery deserves to become the shining star of your… View Post

Good statement jewellery toes the fine line between classy and cheesy, between awesome and absurd. Even in-you-face, big statement necklaces can look effortless and cool if worn with the right outfit… and attitude. A dazzling diamond statement ring or chunky statement bracelet can do wonders to a simple outfit, upping your style ante from drab to fab, instantly. Casual ensembles like jeans and a t-shirt can hit a style homerun when paired with impactful statement earrings – lending a hint of personality to fuss-free attire. In fact, statement jewellery is all about personality – yours, that is. The pieces you… View Post

A diamond ring is endearing to a woman for so many reasons. It can be an engagement or a wedding ring which represents true love, an inherited heirloom ring with sentimental value,  a piece of jewellery she gifted herself outside of any relationship, or just an elegant high-fashion statement that will not remain un-flaunted. If diamonds are your best friends, then why let grime, dirt and cracks happen to them? Those who wear their diamond rings on a regular basis, know that their rings sparkle a little less over a period of time. They stop looking as shiny as they… View Post

Read our in-depth guide on how to protect your precious pearl jewellery, clean stubborn stains and maintain so that it shines lustrously through the years. Pearls are a classic go-to jewellery choice for women. These iconic jewels are an essential part of every woman’s jewellery must-haves. Throughout the decades, these beautiful orbs from the sea have had their fair share of popularity and pomp, their trendiness waxing and waning as styles evolve and develop, but never disappearing completely. In fact, 2018 saw pearls coming back into fashion big time, as we predicted in our best earrings trends for 2018 article.… View Post

What pops into your head when you hear ‘kids’? Diaper rashes, toys, homework, playdates, candies and a whole lot of tantrums! But kids and jewellery? Hardly. You’d think that kids and jewellery are not particularly a good match. And you’d be right too. Kids, as kids should be, are playful and carefree, not particularly good at handling delicate items like jewellery. But think again. Kids, especially little girls, love to play dress-up and it won’t be long before they start taking interest in jewellery and even demanding you buy them their own. Parents from various cultures around the world adorn… View Post