The Saffronart Delhi Gallery is brighter than usual. Give Rashmi Rajgopal a moment to pull out her sunglasses and explain. Okay, that’s an exaggeration. She’s just pretending to look cool.
Day 2: Are you passing by our Saffronart Delhi gallery and thinking, why was it so bright in there a while ago? Then you should probably come back tomorrow morning at 11am. You have until 7pm on the 24th of December, and you’re two days short already. But no, you’re too impatient, so let me just tell you what’s happening here. We’ve got celebrity-turned-designer Neelam Kothari Soni holding a special viewing of her jewellery at the gallery. The collection on display features rare Burmese rubies and Columbian emeralds interspersed among finely-cut diamonds, among other exquisitely crafted pieces. Jewellery jargon? Here’s a guide to un-jargon-ify it:
Step 1: Drop by the Saffronart Gallery between 11am and 7pm, Monday to Saturday; and on Sunday, between 11am and 4pm.
Step 2: Pull out your sunglasses…hah, got you! Take a long (and close) look at the pieces that catch your fancy. If you’d like time to consider, pop by the Saffronart Blog in a couple of days for a brief guide on the stones featuring in the collection.
Step 3: Don’t wait too long, or someone else will be the lucky owner of these pieces.
And while you’re planning your schedule to drop by the gallery, here are some of the pieces (hopefully, still) in our collection.