March 8, 2010

Birthstone of the month – Aquamarine

Aquamarine - midway between blue and green, reminiscent of languid, clear ocean waves on a bright summer day. Aquamarine is a beryl variant and a relative of emerald that occurs naturally in India, Pakistan and parts of Africa, Brazil, and most recently, in China. The word...

March 3, 2010

More about our Woman’s Day collection.

Here is a sequel to our earlier post in which we told you about how we realized that the modern Indian woman is a wonder - someone who stays charming while staying in charge. In this post, we will tell you more about the uniqueness of...

March 2, 2010

Diamonds on the Red Carpet – 55th Filmfare awards 2010

Last week, on the Filmfare awards night, we had our eyes peeled for who was wearing what jewellery. This year, the trend was towards minimalism - we rarely saw co-ordinated sets or large necklaces. However, large, chunky earrings were in, with almost everyone sporting eye-catching...

February 17, 2010

Celebrating Woman’s Day, CaratLane style!

With the International Woman's day just weeks away, we paused to look around and see how women are living their lives today. Today's woman is very special - she is fun-loving, fashionable, feminine. She is also strong, serious and she works hard. She knows her...

February 6, 2010

Grammy night, bling night!

Did you catch the Grammy event last week? We were so happy for our own ARR, who won not one but two Grammy awards, and Beyonce blew our minds with a record-breaking six awards. OK, confession time. While the event was fantastic and we loved the...

January 25, 2010

Another large blue diamond from the Hope mine

Image Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/14/AR2009121402847.html The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond is a whopping 31.06 ct blue diamond that will be on display this year from January to August at the National Museum of Natural History, USA. Interestingly, this gem is supposed to be from the same Indian mine as the Hope...

January 4, 2010

Birthstone of the month – Garnet

It is not clear whether the word “garnet” comes from the middle English word “gernet” which means red, or from the Latin word “grenatus” as in pomegranate, a word that means “grains” in general. The latter seems more probable when you look at red garnet...

December 11, 2009

Stunning offer on Single line Diamond Bangles!!

There is no denying it. Diamonds can get heart-breakingly expensive at times. But that is also why we cherish them - nothing but the finest and rarest to symbolize our deepest sentiments, to declare our love, or just fix an important moment in stone. Of all...

December 9, 2009

Sotheby’s auctions record-setting green diamond

A 2.52 carat vivid green diamond, the largest ever to appear at auction, was sold at the Sotheby's “Magnificent Jewels” auction held mid-November in Geneva. Weighing 2.52 carats, the diamond price was estimated at $3.08 Million, setting a new world record for being the...