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March 29, 2024

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A Brooch is a unisex ornament. Anyone irrespective of gender or age can adorn this beautiful piece of jewellery. The best part is that it is not only used for ornamental purposes but also has a function to perform. We can call it a fancy safety pin that keeps your clothes in place. It fastens your garments together and saves you from a possible embarrassing moment. Haven’t we all seen a decorative brooch with our mothers that she uses to keep her saree pleats intact for festive events? Yes, this humble product can save you and also add a touch of glamour. But are you aware of the brooch story? Well, let’s talk about the evolution of the modern-day brooch. The art of making a brooch belongs to the tribal community called Germanic. They were nomadic tribes and passed on their skills as they moved from one place to another for survival. The Brooch is from the Bronze Age. Metal bars and wires were shaped into a brooch back in the day. Red enamel and coral inlays fulfilled the decoration part. Simple and humble, but high on performing its duty, the brooch evolved with more gemstones, enamelling, and filigree in […] read more
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Aranjanam is essentially a waist chain; a cord-like ornament made of silver or gold or a thick black thread meant for infants and children. Some grown-up boys and girls and sometimes even adults continue wearing them. Aranjanam is a word in the Malayalam dialect whereas in Tamil it is called “Arajan Kayir”. The foremost reason for making a baby wear an aranjanam is to measure healthy growth indicated by the increase in the waistline. Adults, especially women, use it for tightening clothes, like securing the folds when wearing a saree. Namkaran or Naming Ceremony In South India, Aranjanams are given to babies as a part of a ceremony called Namakaran or the Naming Ceremony on the 28th day of baby’s birth. The day is called “Irupathettu”, i.e. the day when the star or the “nakshathram” of the child repeats as per the Malayalam Calendar. On that day, he or she is adorned with a black thread or a gold chain intertwined around the waist. The baby is made to wear his/her first ornament along with kanmashi or kohl and is offered sweet porridge (ghee mixed with honey) as the first meal. The baby is also given a black spot on the cheeks and titled on the forehead […] read more
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We know that earrings are one of the most famous pieces of jewellery worn by people all over the world. An earring is a jewellery item that decorates our ear. Apart from earrings, there are other ornaments like studs, sleepers etc. These ornaments are various classifications of earrings, but jewellery items like studs can also be worn on other parts of our body. Before moving on to the different types of ear jewellery pieces, let us check out the various parts of an ear, where these items are worn most commonly. The Ear Lobe: Ear lobe is the lower hanging area of our ear. It is the most common area of ear-piercing. The cartilage tissue is not present in the ear lobes, unlike other ear parts. Piercings can be made on both upper lobe and lower lobe. Tragus: Tragus is the small curved part of the external ear which connects the ear to our head. It projects immediately in front of the ear canal. Earring models like studs can be pierced in this region. Ear Concha: It is the area present next to the ear canal, inside the ear cartilage. Conch piercings have become popular among the youth over the past […] read more
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Best Way to Purchase Gold and Silver Bullion

Shopping for gold or silver has never been easier, thanks to the many options today. With so many purchasing options, it is easy to get lost in the details of the best approach to purchasing precious physical metals. We respond that the customer’s needs and preferences determine the best method. While there are strong emotions, we must discuss how to purchase gold and silver bullion. Should you buy silver or gold? The most simple and pleasant way to get gold and silver bars is by purchasing them. Investors prefer to buy bars of gold and silver, as they are often less expensive than coins or close to commodity exchange rates. Bars of both gold and silver can be purchased by the ounce. They come in 1-ounce, 10-ounce, and 100-gram sizes. 32.15 ounces are for one-kilogram bars. The internet makes it easy to compare silver and gold prices. These precious metals are sold in troy ounces. They are slightly heavier (approximately 10%) than regular ones. The price of silver and gold on the exchange is a guide to help you compare rates from bullion firms. This will ensure that your budget is calculated relatively. You will be charged a markup depending […] read more
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What makes for a perfect fashion statement is accessorizing outfits with the most suitable jewellery sets. Fancy jewellery sets are more in fashion now than ever before because they add glamour and sparkle to the appearance and personality of the wearer. Why Fancy Jewelry Sets More fancy jewellery sets are preferred over precious metals and stones and real jewellery because they are less expensive, versatile and are today created in the most beautiful designs. Moreover, they are easier to handle, store and maintain. Fancy Jewelry Sets that you can wear with different clothes. You can wear fancy jewellery sets with the many different clothing styles of today. Statement Necklace Set: White shirt equates with a professional setup, and most women wear white shirts more often. To get rid of the drab feeling when you have worn a white shirt too many times, you can set it off by wearing a stunning statement necklace and earring-bangles set. You can pair the shirt with faded jeans to keep the focus on the necklace or even wear an ethnic skirt. This will be a perfect outfit for semi-formal office get-togethers or family functions that you have to breeze into after office hours. Kundan Necklace Set: Kundan jewellery will […] read more
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Watches made of gold are not uncommon in the world of jewellery. The number of design options available in gold watches is perhaps just as much as regular watches these days. Of course, the most traditional one is yellow, but it is often thought of as rather odd-looking nowadays with anything other than vintage-inspired outfits. But then again you wouldn’t want anything else for vintage.Rose is the more popular type of gold for modern timepieces. Types of Gold watchesThey say all that glitters is not gold. But not in case of watches though.. It is indeed possible to have a timepiece with a strong gold case, but it will also probably cost you more than say a vehicle. There are, however, other choices.Physical vapour deposition : a process in which the material selected, whether gold, steel or coal, is vaporized and then placed on the watch’s base, melding two substances for a long-lasting finish.Another option is gold plating, which involves merely adding a thin layer of gold over another metal. It may offer a real gold appearance, but it is more prone to ageing, scratches, and overall wear-and-tear. The Best Gold WatchesTudor Glamour Automatic :When we think of Tudor, the first thing […] read more
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Cufflinks are jewellery items used for securing shirt cuffs. It comes under the category of costume jewellery associated with Men’s shirts. Materials like glass, stone, leather, metal, precious metal or a combination of all these used for manufacturing cufflinks. French and Buttoned Cuff are two of the most popular types among cufflink model. A French cuff or a double cuff is essentially a two-layered folded fabric. It is worn either with both edges pointing outwards or in barrel style. Barrel style cufflinks are usually preferred as they go well with office wear. A buttoned cuff is comfortable to wear and is seen in different finishes; square, round or notched. When we take a look at the design, we can observe a range of variations and the most traditional one is in the form of a chain connecting two disc-shaped parts, both decorated. Whaleback and toggle back cufflinks, on the other hand, have one side flat refurbished and the other side shows just the swivel bar and its post. In the 1990s, bright-coloured silk knot cufflinks with elastic sections were the most popular type. Patterns Cufflinks vary from traditional to contemporary styles. When its visible part is decorated with a birthstone, it expresses a […] read more
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Historical movies are a feast for everyone’s eyes owing to the grandeur and splendor portrayed in them. The latest historical movie that captivated all audience across the country was the epic film Bahubali. The movie was a visual spectacle with its impressive special effects, and the breathtakingly beautiful costumes and jewelry worn by the characters made it even more special. Not many know that each piece of jewelry worn in the movie was specially handcrafted for the movie. Artisans from Jaipur created these stunning pieces that stood out throughout the movie. Since Bahubali was set in a historical setting, the lead characters have great prominence, and the jewelry used have been uniquely designed keeping in mind the personalities of the characters. All the ornaments used in the movie made a perfect statement of elegance and glamour. The entire collection comprises of traditionally crafted jhumkas, anklets, heavy necklaces, thick kadas, bangles, maang tikkas, nose rings, and waistbands. Each of these looked stunning on the beautiful characters and became a part of the movie, thanks to their royal touch. Ever since the movie got released, the jewelry industry has been buzzing with these new designs. Every jewelry brand has its collection of intricately […] read more
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Paisley designs are quite popular in the jewellery world. Be it in necklaces or earrings or rings, jewellery lovers adore paisley motifs. It is truly a classic and evergreen style of design. It is one of the most popular and well-accepted designs in India and is worn with much pride in western countries as well. The Scottish people coined the word “paisley” after the town of Paisley in Scotland. In India, especially in Kerala, paisley designs are most commonly referred to as ‘manga’ which means mango. The same design is also known as twisted teardrop, kidney shape etc. in other parts of the country. The paisley also plays a vital role in the lives of people in India. In Kerala, the ‘manga mala’ which is a traditional necklace with paisley motifs are often worn by Hindu brides with great pride. Today, the ‘manga mala’ is available in various improvisations such as with gemstones embedded in them and in contemporary styles. This advancement has made it tempting to the brides of other religions as well, and nowadays, the ‘manga mala’ is worn by everyone regardless of their religion. Paisley designs are also suitable for creating pendants. It’s an alluring treat to the eyes to see the […] read more
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Padmavati is a Hindi movie, which was released in 2018. The movie had a vast cast including, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, etc. It was a highly celebrated movie due to the controversies related to the storyline of the movie. The movie was based on a legendary Rajput queen, Padmavati- who committed Jauhar (mass suicide) along with other Rajput ladies when Alauddin Khilji conquered their land in the 12th or 13th century. Along with the storyline, the jewellery used in the movie also became very famous. Padmavati Jewellery is renowned for its dazzling beauty. Padmavati Jewellery was designed by an exceptional creative team of designers to design the jewellery pieces according to the visions of the director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Around 200 craftsmen worked to create the beautiful jewellery used in the movie. The craftsmen worked for 600 days, moulding 400 kilos of gold. The jewellery is mostly based on Southern culture-since the queen hailed from Sri Lanka. The team has also incorporated Rajasthani, Turkish, Afghani, and Buddhist culture in the designs. Most of the Padmavati Jewellery has a base of gold. The jewellery used by the Rajputs in the movie is designed based on Rajput Kundan Jewellery, which was adorned with […] read more
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