May 24, 2017

A Tryst with Traditional Indian Gold Jewellery

To us Indians, the idea of jewellery, in general, is anything that’s moulded in that bright tone of yellow gold. We’ve had a long history with this shimmering metal. Traditional Indian gold jewellery originated from the various dynasties that ruled us. Over the years these...

Mothersday blog
May 10, 2017

5 Ways to Celebrate this Mother’s Day with your Mom

Mothers are precious; there is no denying that. Right from taking care of what we eat, to giving advice on life-changing decisions, she is always there. As kids, we often showered her with kisses, spent entire days by her side and hovered around her to...

May 3, 2017

Bracelet Trends That Are a Rage This Year

Accessorise your wrist with a chic bracelet to get in on the trend of the season. When your outfit is too laidback to pair it with some bangles and too informal to strap on a watch, a bracelet is a perfect accessory to add that...

April 19, 2017

Gold Trends: 2017 Edit

Taking cues from the colour of summer, bright yellow gold has been the chosen trend of the season. Fashion runways are bustling with gold but not in the most conventional sense. Gold jewellery has taken its liberty to transform itself into unique pieces. Here are...

April 10, 2017

Bangles: Why Do Indian Women Wear Them?

The Significance of Bangles to an Indian Woman   Worn for their beautiful designs and auspicious significance, bangles hold special importance in the Indian culture. They’re a popular ornament among women across the country and the religions here. Go to a market and you will find women...

Chokapora Blog
April 9, 2017

Exploring the Beauty of Mala Beads

What are Mala Beads?   Mala is a traditional string made usually of 108 beads that are used to count the number of times a mantra or shlok is recited while praying or chanting the Lord’s name. Widely used in Hinduism and Buddhism, mala beads have over...

April 4, 2017

Discovering the Beauty of Ikat in all its Glory

An amalgam of beautiful colours and patterns, Ikat has transcended boundaries to become a raging trend across the globe. It is a dyeing technique that is used to pattern textile yarns before they are woven into a fabric. It is an Indonesian word, which literally...

Dhokra Blog
March 30, 2017

Unravelling the Beauty of Dhokra

Dhokra is a 4000-year old non-ferrous metal casting technique practised since the era of Indus Valley Civilisation. Known for its simplicity and artistic coil motifs, Dhokra is often also spelt as Dokra. It is named after the Dhokra Damar tribe of West Bengal, who are...