Category Archives: Jewellery and Timepieces

Let’s Take Five

Eesha Patkar highlights the five revered gemstones from Saffronart’s upcoming jewellery auction Last month was a milestone for Saffronart. We held our most successful sale ever in our 15 year journey as an auction house. We achieved world records for … Continue reading

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The Usual Jewellery/Silver Suspects

Eavesdropping. Prying on intimate matters. Insubordination to prevailing trends. Wooing money and hearts. And it goes on. Having maintained a low profile for decades, these pieces have suddenly emerged from their lairs and are now under trial on auction  at Saffronart. … Continue reading

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A Buyer’s Guide to Emeralds

Are you ready to invest in emeralds, but still have apprehensions regarding this big decision? Pooja Savansukha of Saffronart has put together an informative guide with everything you’d like to know about emeralds. Undeniably, you have been captivated by the … Continue reading

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FLORAL MOTIFS IN SOUTH INDIAN JEWELRY

Kanika Pruthi of Saffronart highlights some of the prevalent plant and flower motifs in South Indian jewelry NEW YORK: In Indic religions and philosophy reference to plants, fruits and flowers abound signifying the relationship man shares with nature. Since antiquity … Continue reading

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Four Animals You’d Spot In South Indian Jewellery

Most already know that animal motifs aren’t included in jewellery simply to beautify. So what do these animals mean? Rashmi looks at how religion and symbolism extend to South Indian finery to form a part of daily life.   Animal motifs … Continue reading

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Closing of Elegant Design

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart New York covers the results of the popular Elegant Design 24 hour sale.   New York: Tuesday March 25th marked the opening of Elegant Design, Saffronart’s premier vintage interior design sale. The sale was immediately followed … Continue reading

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Jewels at The Oscars

This gallery contains 13 photos.

All images and text from “A Dozen Jewels From The Oscars” by the National Jeweler.

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It’s Still Bright In Here

Rashmi Rajgopal summarises the eight-day Neelam Kothari jewellery event as the eve draws to a close. Fin:  For those of you who dropped by the blog a few days ago, you’re in the know—today was the last day of Neelam … Continue reading

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It’s Rather Bright in Here

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 … Continue reading

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Bedazzled by JAR

Shradha Ramesh reports on ‘Jewels by JAR’ exhibited at Metropolitan Museum of Art New York:  In 1978, New York born Joel Arthur Rosenthal well known as JAR opened Place Vendôme in Paris. Since then the stalwart continues to rein the … Continue reading

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