Peacocks in ruby setting (left) and peacocks on a pendant Peace is a necessary pre-requisite for the development of art and craft. Nowhere is it more obviously evident than in the workmanship of jewellery. In the context of India, it’s in the South. It is said that peace is a necessary pre-requisite for the development Read More →

Temple jewellery gets a makeover in the hands of Chennai-based jewellery designer Sarika Rajeev Kapoor The square- and circle-shaped cast-iron tawa with huge ladles catchs your eye first as you enter the residence-cum-studio of jewellery designer Sarika Rajeev Kapoor in Santhome. A hand-carved wooden rack occupies another corner, displaying footwear. Kapoor works predominantly with temple jewellery, but Read More →

Precision cuts and non-precious metals are the contemporary take on classic styles ‘Ca Cartonne’ cuff in coated aluminium, titanium and diamonds, by Suzanne Syz. ‘Aria Passionata’ brooch in gold, lacquer, rubies, garnets, diamonds and central 22.51ct rhodolite garnet, from the Chaumet est un Fête collection, by Chaumet. ‘Tiare’ earrings in blackened gold, diamonds and rubies, Read More →

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