Archive for March, 2011

Indian Traditional Jewelry

11 Mar 2011

Indian jewelry is an integral part of the Indian lifestyle. India has the longest continuous legacy of jewellery making anywhere since Ramayana and Mahabharata times.
The Indian jewelry is varied in styles and designs in accordance to the different regions. Different states have different styles of Indian jewelry that are unique to that state and are not found anywhere else. For instance, the delicate filigree work in silver is unique to Orissa and Andhra Pradesh; the Meenakari (jewelry enameling work) is popular in Rajasthan; the temple town of Nagercoil in south is famous for its famous temple jewelry; Delhi is famous for its Kundan jewelry and so on.
Indian jewelry has a variety of ornaments in different styles and designs for just about every part of the body. ┬áToday, many of the jewellery designs and traditions are still used and jewellery is commonplace in Indian ceremonies and weddings. Let’s take a look at some of the common items of Indian bridal jewelry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Costume jewellery in fashion

08 Mar 2011

Bijouterie (costume jewellery) is the most suitable option for those who want to keep up with fashion and save money at the same time. This is a great choice for young girls. Today in the fashionable shops and boutiques you can find also expensive, luxurious bijouterie which is perfect for women as well.

The art of jewellery begins with the fact that the well-known designers make jewellery completely indistinguishable from the originals. A famous fashion designer Coco Chanel was one of the first designers who started making jewelry which was often a mix of real and imitation stones. Read more about fashion jewelry ┬╗