A Spate of Celebrity Endorsements in Jewellery Advertising Signals Good News for the Industry

Jewellery ads featuring film stars and celebrities are a sign of revival for an industry that has weathered a difficult storm of excise duty, demonetization and GST.

These Entrepreneurs Plan to Make Jaipur the Design Capital of India

A group of creative entrepreneurs and product designers have set out to mark Jaipur as the design capital of India. They believe that though Jaipur is a World Craft City, we need to make a special effort to sustain and incentivize traditional crafts.

Offbeat by Design: India’s New Jewellery Makers

A fearless crop of jewellery designers is changing the way Indians and Indophiles adorn themselves, using craft-based intricacies and unlikely materials. I spoke to six enterprising bauble creators.

A Quiet Minimalistic Revolution in India’s Fashion Aesthetic

A quiet revolution is taking place in fashion as a minimalistic, comfort-driven new aesthetic takes over clothing and accessories. One thing unites them all: a fierce love for Indian craft and heritage, and a keen understanding of global winds of change.

Heritage Luxury with a Diamond on Top

Diamond brand Forevermark has tied up with ace Indian couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee for a new collection of jewels, titled Zanyah. This is Mukherjee’s first line of fine jewellery, and going by his previous oeuvre of work, promises to be exquisite.

3D-Printed Jewellery for Fashion Mavericks

While 3D printing has been increasingly explored in jewellery-making of late, Isharya's founders Gauri and Radhika Tandon have created an entire collection using state-of-the-art 3D printed technology, making them the first in India to do so​.

Click Couture: The Rise and Rise of Designer E-commerce in India

With designers and multi-label stores quickly adapting to virtual reality, the Indian fashion scene is all set for a digital revolution.

Kirat Young: The Jewelled Journey of India’s First Supermodel

Supermodel, jewellery designer, femme fatale – Kirat Young’s charmed life is a tale of spunk and derring-do, from boarding school in Dehradun to Parisian high society.

Eina Ahluwalia Show Review: Jewellery That Opens Your Mind

It is dark and the first sight we see is the gold bust of a fat woman. At the base lie jars of hair removal creams, tweezers and razors, along with flowers and candles. It is an altar for a Venus statue discovered several thousand years ago. The sight appalls and shocks you momentarily. Venus, fat? The death of hair removal?

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