Every Gemstone Has a Story to Tell

Tag: Jewels

The Monarchial Ivory

The Monarchial Ivory

Living in an Indian apartment block has always been such a treat. Friends to play with and neighbours who are ever ready with food each time you pass their flats. Not only that, every family with a different set of cultures and backgrounds bring in such a diverse, multicultural environment.  To […]

Magnificent Indian Diamonds

Magnificent Indian Diamonds

We all know India to be a country filled with arts, crafts, and colour and diamonds. And rightly so, it is a country that celebrates everything. With festivals to mark the change in weather, pompous celebrations to mark the the birth of a child or the […]

Jewellery for this Summer

Jewellery for this Summer

Jewellery can mean so many things to so many different people. Some cultures believe jewellery is s status symbol, some use it to pay tributes to the dead, some wear jewellery to make a religious statement. To me jewellery is something one wears to adorn […]

The Al-Thani Jewels

The Al-Thani Jewels

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York currently has on display Indian Jewels part of the private collection of Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al- Thani. The exhibition is on until the 25th of January 2015 and depicts Indian workmanship from the Mughal times. Jigha […]

Jewels of a Maharani – Sita Devi

Jewels of a Maharani – Sita Devi

Maharani Sita Devi known world over for her lifestyle of extravagance was the wife of Maharaja Pratap Singh Gaekwar of Baroda, the 8th richest man at the time. Maharani Sita Devi of Baroda Maharani Sita Devi had a love for things that glittered and had […]

India’s Treasure Trove : Jaipur

India’s Treasure Trove : Jaipur

India is known for its rich culture and today it has become a prominent country leading the worlds economy. Tucked in the heart of India is the city of Jaipur, named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber in 1727. Samode Haveli, […]