Bankers want jewellery industry to become more transparent

July 10, 2019

MUMBAI: Bankers are not averse to financing the gems and jewellery businesses, however, they feel that the industry needs to become more organised, transparent and compliant to regain trust. “Incidents like the Nirav Modi and GitanjaliNSE 5.00 % Gems have broken down the trust level for the gems and jewellery industry. There is need to build trust by becoming more transparent and […]

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Titan Company plunges as high gold prices tarnish Q1 jewellery sales

July 9, 2019

Shares of watch and jewellery maker, Titan Company Ltd, dropped as much as 10.9 per cent to Rs 1,116, their lowest since May 10. Revenue from the company’s jewellery segment grew by a muted 13 per cent in Q1 as consumer demand in June was hit by a sharp increase in gold prices, the company said […]

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Akshaya Tritiya gets off to a good start after three bad years; gold coins, lightweight jewellery most sought-after items

May 10, 2019

At 9 pm there is a long line of customers at Waman Hari Pethe Jeweller’s store at Bhandup in Mumbai waiting for their turn to get into the store and make a token purchase as Akshaya Tritiya, celebrated on Tuesday across the country, is considered to be an auspicious day to buy jewellery. Like this […]

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Mumbai: Worker breaks jewellery shop owner’s trust, robs him to live lavish life; arrested

May 6, 2019

One of the accused was identified as Ranaram Purohit. Purohit had allegedly been working at the jewellery shop since the past nine months. The owner of the shop was identified as Bansmil Jain. Purohit had allegedly been working at the jewellery shop since the past nine months (Representative Image).  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images Mumbai: The […]

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Jewellery designer Vasundhara Mantri’s hand-blown pieces make wearable art a reality

April 26, 2019

When it comes to experimental jewellery, we’ll say yes to anything! Especially if it’s something as trailblazing as blown-glass statement pieces, conceptualised to explore the interactions of energies. Created along the line of traditional Venetian Murano glass jewellery, Vasundhara Mantri’s new concept jewellery line is crafted entirely with blown glass and is sure to make […]

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Expect 10-30% increase in sales during Akshay Tritiya: Jewellers

April 21, 2019

Jewellers are expecting an increase of 10% -30% in sales this Akshay Tritiya, which falls on May 7, in comparison to last year. They said that the sales graph is on an uptrend and the consumer buying sentiment has been good since Gudi Padwa. There has been a good demand for small and big-ticket items especially […]

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‘Contraceptive Jewellery’ Could Be A Reality Soon, May Make Family Planning More

March 31, 2019

Family planning for women might one day be as simple as putting on jewellery, according to scientists who have developed a technique for administering contraceptives through earrings, rings or necklaces. The contraceptive hormones are contained in patches applied to portions of the jewellery in contact with the skin, allowing the drugs to be absorbed into […]

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