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...

March 17, 2017

Beyond Accessorising: 5 Reasons Why People Wear Rings

Our fingers are a very noticeable part of our body and that’s why people have often used this feature to make a strong statement by bejewelling them. Since ancient times to this day, rings have been symbolic of many things.   1. As a Mark of Status Certain...

Alia Bhat Dolphin Earring
March 16, 2017

Alia Bhatt Spotted Wearing CaratLane Earrings

Alia Bhatt was spotted promoting her upcoming movie in the Chris Dolphin Stud Earrings, which she chose to pair with a Karoline Lang midi skirt and grey tank top.   ...

March 14, 2017

8 Celebrities Who Have Rocked Jewellery Sets Like a Total Diva

Pairing earrings with a matching neckpiece has been a popular trend since the yesteryears, and doesn’t seem to fade anytime soon. Such jewellery sets bring certain symmetry to the ensemble; an elegance that is always appreciated. Here are some of our favourite celebrities who've have owned...

March 13, 2017

The Many Hues of Holi That Make It a Vibrant Festival

A festival of multiple symbolism, Holi may have its roots in Hinduism but the idea of it appeals to all kinds of people. This festival of colour, unity and new beginnings is celebrated with great gusto globally. Here are a few facts about this vibrant...