Tag Archives: Jewellery

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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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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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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Women’s watches make a strong statement in Geneva

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart discusses the new upward trend of female watch designs at the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix this year. New York: In years past men’s watch designs have completely dominated the market for fine timepieces. Specifically, at the … Continue reading

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The Entrapment of Gods

Rashmi Rajgopal of Saffronart tries figuring out what kept the Gods anchored to earth all along. Mumbai: It’s that day of the week again when you need to pay a visit to your benefactors, Lord Balaji et al.  But today … Continue reading

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