Wedding season has begun! Recently, veteran Bollywood actor and MP Shatrughan Sinha’s son Kush Sinha got married and the groom’s sister Sonakshi Sinha ensured to look her bubbliest and best at the wedding. Politicians including our Prime Minister Narender Modi himself attended the ceremony while crème de la crème of the industries had super fun at the festive get together. Let's check the jewels out! :)...Read more
India is the country of varied traditions! The culture, food, people, fashion and jewellery vary as you move from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. In South India, temple jewellery is of prime importance. You can witness Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Kuchupudi and even Kathak dancer adorning themselves in the temple jewellery. Brides too wear this form of jewellery on their wedding day....Read more
As the wedding season begins, the shopping for the best of jewellery gets on the high agenda for the would-be brides and the married women. One of the jewel pieces in the buy list that has no replacement is ‘Mangalsutra’, which is also a part of India’s ancient religious values especially when it comes to wedding....Read more
A new year gives a fresh thrust to many pending goals! However, the spirit of following the set resolutions fades away with time, or may be within months. We tend to keep on repeating the similar resolutions year after year! Here are 15 most common resolutions of women....Read more
2014 has been the year of many fashion moments be it Dia Mirza’s wedding, Karwa Chauth, Arpita Khan’s wedding to Christmas Mass, where all celebrities, dressed in the best of outfits, gathered together for the festivity. With Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s fashion moments at Cannes this year, Anushka Sharma having her fashion moment at the front row of the International Fashion Show, Kajol giving many public appearances after a long sabbatical to Sonakshi Sinha trying out off-beat dresses to Kangana Ranaut opting for no- jewellery at many of her looks, 2014 has been trendsetter year in the fashion! Have a look at top 14 best looks of 2014 with a special focus on jewel check....Read more
Indian women have immense love for jewellery! Be it any occasion, just purchase a woman a set of ornament and they will shower all their happiness upon you. Jewels further beautify a woman’s look. Without a jewel, a woman’s wardrobe is not complete. Though, women have all kinds of jewels ready with them to go with any occasions, we bring you the list of jewels that Indian women must have to look even more traditional or stylish!...Read more
Awards function is the opportunity for tinsel town ladies to experiment with their red carpet looks, as it is time when shutterbugs be present in their fullest mode and fashion critics eagle eyes every possible faux pas, likes and dislikes. At the recently concluded Stardust Awards, Bollywood women sashayed down the red carpet in best of their styles with best of accessory! We take a look at how they chose to style their outfit with the jewellery and whether you can buy those styles at the affordable rates online!...Read more
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The lady Arpita Khan, who is also Bollywood hunk Salman Khan’s adoring sister, has her wedding diaries written in no less than a fairy tale! That every woman dreams of! The whole industry’s spotlight turned on her wedding with her long time beau Ayush Sharma at Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad on 18th November and wedding rituals around the wedding date. While everyone had talked about the costumes she chose to wear on her most important functions of her wedding, we would like to focus more on her choice of jewellery to match with those beautiful and grandeur costumes....Read more
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Former beauty queen turned actress turned entrepreneur turned designer, multi-talented Lara Dutta dons as many creative hats she likes to. Two years back, she also launched her own label of saree designs in association with Chhabra 555, which is still doing a success in the market. In 2011, Lara Dutta got married to tennis champion Mahesh Bhupathi. Having gone through the experience of her own wedding preparations, Lara Dutta shares some tips and advises for the would-be brides as well as gets into the details of her own wedding trousseau and jewellery preferences in an exclusive chat with Vastradi Jewels....Read more
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Your family’s wedding function is round the corner. Haven’t you selected the jewellery to wear yet? Or still confused what to buy? Let’s make your task easier for you.
You will need different jewellery for different functions like Mehendi, Godh Tika, Sangeet, Wedding and finally reception.
Most of all, the kind of jewellery you choose to style majorly depends on the dress you have selected for various functions related to wedding.
Here are the styling dos and don’ts you should bring in your consideration!......Read more
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1. Navrai Majhi (Film- English Vinglish)
This wedding set goes beautifully with the gorgeous red sari Sridevi is wearing in this video. Did you know? The protagonist in English Vinglish, played by Sridevi, was inspired by the director's (Gauri Shinde) mother. Also, the film marked Sridevi's return to films after a 15-year hiatus.
Inspired by the real life Hope Diamond. In the movie, the Heart of the Ocean was a rare blue diamond that once graced Louis XVI’s crown and went AWOL after the Louis XVI was bumped off. It was later found and the shape of a heart was cut out of it, which was named the Heart of the Ocean and might cost anything between just $250,000,000 to $300,000,000 today.
Really speaking, the actual Hope Diamond, a 45.5CT blue diamond, was part of Louis XIV’s royal necklace and not crown. And while the Heart of the Ocean and the movie are fictional, they were inspired by a tragic love affair on the actual Titanic and involved a precious sapphire necklace. As they say, life imitates art....Read more
Thewa jewellery is an intricate form of jewellery that involves embossing of an intricate gold sheet on molten glass. Dating back to the Mughal era, thewa jewellery has its roots in Pratapgarh district, Rajasthan India.
It is a traditional form of art that infuses 23K Gold with multi-coloured glass. The craftsmanship to create this kind of jewellery is intricate. The glass used in the jewellery is known to be treated with the special effect that gives it the glitter adding the extra charm to this exquisite piece of jewellery.
Since the piece of jewellery is so intricate, it sometimes takes over a month to craft a piece of jewellery. Thewa, is an art that pulsates with life, it uses the traditional motifs of Rajasthan in the jewellery and it depicts the tales that are a part of the rich traditional and heritage of the city.
She forayed into the movie scene two decades ago and ever since, she's been known for her fashion sense and has rarely had a bad moment! While she is a versatile fashionista, she blends and carries off the traditional look with the contemporary looks almost effortlessly. Rarely nitpicked for the versatile dressing sense, she's always been talked about for her beauty and dressing. If you ask us, we love it most when she dons a traditional look. We've compiled some easy to get looks that Shilpa Shetty has made an appearance in the past years. Choose your pick and let us know which one is your fav!
Shilpa Shetty dons the traditional look in this beautiful red and cream saree and accessories it with bare minimum jewellery. She's worn traditional earrings with a single neck piece that does not look overboard. When you wear sarees, it is best to accessorize with a single piece of jewellery rather than opting for multiple layers of jewellery....Read more
Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all." ~Mark Twain
Yes, most of us would agree that jewellery is one the biggest assets that we can own. Jewellery, be it imitation or then the ones made with valuable metal, is all precious to us. The tangled necklaces and the missing earrings are always one of the causes of a heart break!
If you have always been storing your jewellery in one big box, it is time for you to start storing it the right way! These simple hacks will tell you how to store jewellery in an innovative way!...Read more
In our last post we talked about how to store jewellery the right way. Storing jewellery the right way can help increase its shelf life. In the second post of the series of how to store and care for your jewellery, we will give you tips on how to clean and preserve your jewellery so that it has a longer shelf life.
Cleaning your jewellery
Did you know that jewellery that is worn on a day to day basis such as bracelets bangles, rings, necklaces and earrings build up a fine layer of grime? The grime or dirt is a combination of your skin and body oils and the dirt and other substances that you come in contact with. It is this grime and dirt that causes your jewellery to look dull and lose its lustre and sheen. It is important to clean your jewellery regularly to get rid of the dirt and grime and restore its shine and sparkle. We have listed a few easy and quick tips for you to clean and care the jewellery easily and effectively.
Wedding is the one of the most important and the most planned out event in one’s life. Preparations often start months in advance to ensure that there are no last minute glitches. With the planning for wedding comes the hunting for the best of trousseau for the wedding and choosing the right wedding jewellery....Read more
Yes, the perfect earrings can add that finishing touch to any outfit! After all dressing up right involves not just donning the right kind of apparels, but also the right kind of jewellery. While shopping for jewellery online most women choose accessories depending on the colour, style and the outfit that they are buying it for. In the entire shopping, sometimes women tend to forget one important aspect – the shape of their face. It is important to choose earrings according to your face shape because it enhances and accentuates the beauty of the earring and the person wearing it.
How to choose earrings according to your face cut
Earrings have always been one of the most preferred accessories in dressing up. What you first need to determine is your face cut so that it becomes easy to choose earrings according to your face shape.
Traditional jewellery has always been a source of fascination for many. It teams up best with traditional attire as it enhances the look of not just the clothes but also the wearer. When creating traditional jewellery, there is a wide usage of gemstones, coins and other precious items that are typically set into precious and semi-precious metals.
Coin jewellery in particular has been made ever since the inception of coinage. Ancient excavations show coin jewellery were a part of accessories even thousands of years ago.
The coin earrings are best teamed with ethnic outfits, but of late these earrings are fast catching up as a must have accessory with Western wear as well. Set with semi precious stones and pearls, these add an ethnic charm to the outfit. These beautiful earrings are teamed with a necklace that completes the look. These are available in red and green stones....Read more
Dressing right is a skill that comes with practice; after all most of us do want to look good and trendy. Accessories you use can define who you are, so when you dress up, teaming it with the right jewlry can give you the cool yet coordinated look.
The market is booming with accessories and choosing them can be fun! You can buy a wide array of jewellery from online stores as well at the comfort of your home. The more variety you have, the easier it becomes for you to choose the right kind of jewellery to accessorize with different outfits.
We have listed a few tips that will help you look cool and coordinated when you accessorize right.
Choose the metal
Jewellery today is beyond the traditional gold, diamonds and silver. Yes, we do know that they have a higher value but a bunch of artificial jewellery can add to the variety that you have. You can choose from ethnic styles like kundan and pearls to contemporary styles like sterling silver and more. Different types of metals compliment different types of dressing....Read more
Crystals and the effects they have intrigues not only the mystics but everyone who is aware that they can have an effect on both our spiritual and physical well being. Though, we still don’t know how true their devised meanings are, but they surely generate curiosity every time we come across an article explaining them.
So go ahead and feed your curiosity once again !
Quartz – A clear transparent semiprecious stone, which also has some other coloured varieties. All around the world, there have been many traditional uses of quartz. It is known as the ‘universal crystal’ because of its many uses but it is believed to be the most powerful crystal for healing and to enhance spiritual growth. A stone of clarity, it dispels all negative energy and clarifies thought processes. It is a stone of harmony as it balances energies.
Not sure about what type of jewellery suits your face the best ? How about we give you some tips to make jewellery selection easier for you.
There you go !
Oval Shaped Face - Women with an oval shaped face can usually wear all types of earrings and necklaces. Oval works easily with most lengths, shapes and sizes of jewellery.
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|Journey from decorating the cradle to decorating the palanquin is the most incredible one for every father. A father is every girl's best friend, protector, confidant and a constant pillar in every hurdle that she faces. We bring to you some incredulous father daughter duos from Bollywood. Read on to know who's daughter's style of accessorizing do you like the most.|
|Talk about fashion and Sonam will be the first one to pop into your head. Known as the style icon for the young girls in India, calls herself a daddy’s girl spoilt for choice. She is the most daring when it comes to experimenting with varied styles. Nonetheless she always manages to look elegant. Her jewellery is always minimal yet majority of the times she brings something unique to her look. She treats her audience well from time to time.|
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Each piece is handcrafted in various parts of India. The traditional Indian jewellery comes straight from the hands of Indian artisans and the casual trendy jewellery from Thailand. Founded by Ms. Suman Dash in 2011 and joined by Mr. Vinay Jaiswal a year later, Vastradi is an iridescent jewellery brand for the enigmatic women of the 21st century.
An Engineer by profession, Ms. Suman always wanted to break free from the monotonous world of IT and start something of her own. She loves to travel and has even had opportunity to travel most of India and some major parts of Asia during her years as a working professional. She has always had a flare for picking up eclectic jewellery pieces....Read more