Jewellery industry gearing up for mandatory hallmarking

December 3, 2019

With the government deciding to make hallmarking of jewellery and artefacts mandatory from January 2021, the jewellery sector expects the step to boost consumers’ trust and bring in much-needed transparency in the sector. Hallmarking is a purity certification of precious metals and it is a voluntary process at present. Though the Bureau of Indian Standards […]

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Here’s the list of BIS licensed jewellers selling hallmarked gold, silver jewellery

October 26, 2019

On Dhanteras, it is considered auspicious to buy gold and silver items like jewellery, utensils, coins and so on. Considering the high price of gold and silver products, purity of the metal is always a concern. Therefore, to ensure purity of gold and silver one should buy Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) hallmarked items. The following four signs are currently embossed on BIS […]

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Jewellery used to decorate goddess Lakshmi idol stolen

August 13, 2019

A family that celebrated Varamahalakshmi festival with much fervour by decorating an idol of the goddess with gold jewellery worth Rs 3.5 lakh, was shocked to find the valuables missing the next morning. The incident happened at a house in Muthyalanagar near Jalahalli on Friday night. The CCTV camera at the house had captured two […]

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Online jewellery startup JewelMaze raises $4M from Brand Capital

August 9, 2019

Online fast fashion jewellery marketplace JewelMaze has raised $4 million from Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. According to the company, it will use the fund infusion for rapid expansion and widen its product base. Founded in 2016, JewelMaze is a fashion jewellery brand which runs a vertical marketplace. […]

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Dimitre D Hadjiev to become one of the top jewellery importer in India

August 6, 2019

An American Jewish Dimitre d Hadjiev from Poland has made the watchmaking and jewellery manufacturing business reach new heights by gaining tremendous excellence in his field. Having to take over manufacture jewellery since 1980 the family business was established in 1998 by his parents. With their commendable marketing strategies the retail business spread all over […]

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Pathanamthitta jewellery theft: 4 nabbed from Salem, one flees with gold, cash

July 29, 2019

Salem:  Four people have been nabbed in the daring robbery at a jewellery shop in Pathanamthitta where 4.5 kg of gold and Rs 13 lakh in cash were decamped on Sunday evening. The 4 were nabbed from Salem in Tamil Nadu. But one person from the gang fled with the gold and cash. The 4 […]

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From Kareena Kapoor to Sonam Kapoor: The one piece of jewellery every Bollywood star is wearing

July 22, 2019

When it comes to accessories this season, more is more. Yes, we’re talking about layered necklaces. From fashion-lovers to Bollywood celebrities, everyone has already mastered this trend. You can mix and match chains with each other, try different lengths of pendants together or just invest in a layered necklace. To give you some inspiration, here’s […]

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