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?
She Doesn’t Follow Trends. So Why Is This Jewellery Designer Trending?
It is easy to fall in love with Eina Ahluwalia when you meet her. The conceptual jewellery artist is warm, down-to-earth and good-humoured.