Exquisite Kundan Jewelry

Exquisite Kundan Jewelry

Kundan Jewelry is one of the most popular styles of jewelry donned by women, especially during the wedding season. This is an extremely traditional form of jewelry that is created with the help of gold foils. These foils are used to create a mount that anchors various stones. A highly lauded version of this form…

Handmade Jewelry and its Universal Appeal

Handmade Jewelry and its Universal Appeal

Handmade jewelry refers to those pieces of jewelry that have been crafted by hand as opposed to machines. It is also known as handmade artisan jewelry. When choosing jewelry, handmade options are often picked out because of their rustic charm and rough beauty as opposed to the complete refinement and precise designs which can be…

The Significance of the Nose Pin

Nose pins have been worn in India since ancient times; in fact it is believed that the 6,000 year old Vedic manuscripts have also mentioned nose piercings, nose rings and nose pins. There are many beliefs regarding the origin of the nose pins or nose rings. According to some, the custom of nose piercing originated…

Casual Salwar Kameez In Breezy Summer Fabrics

Casual Salwar Kameez In Breezy Summer Fabrics

In Indian fashion, there are three main garments for women: the saree, the salwar kameez and the lehenga choli. There are many variations of these three which are frequently worn for all kinds of special occasions, from weddings and ceremonies to parties and festivals. However, when it comes to casual wear, one garment dominates the…

Pochampally Sarees From Telengana

Pochampally Sarees From Telengana

Pochampally sarees originate in the Nalgonda district in the state of Telengana. One of the oldest dyed prints in the state, it is also known as the Pochampally Ikat, because of its resemblance to the Ikat style of dyeing the cloth. The patterns on a Pochampally saree are largely geometric. While the name of the…