Despite slump, jewellers expect gold to drive up festive sales

KOLKATA: In spite of economic slowdown, jewellers are expecting gold offtake to go up this Diwali with lightweight and diamond jewellery being the flavour of the season. Tanishq, for instance, is extremely upbeat about this year’s Dhanteras and Diwali sales. Mr Sandeep Kulhalli, senior vice president, (Retail and Marketing), jewellery division, Titan Company Limited said, “at Tanishq, there has been a substantial growth all year … Read moreDespite slump, jewellers expect gold to drive up festive sales

After Goodwin default, IBJA calls for ban on jewellers’ deposit schemes

Less than two years after the Punjab National Bank (PNB)-Nirav Modi/Mehul Choksi scam rocked the entire jewellery industry, Kerala-based Goodwin Group’s default in redemption of jewellery schemes ahead of Diwali has again jolted investors and the jewellery industry. Having started as a small jewellery manufacturing unit in Thrissur in 1992, the Goodwin group gradually entered … Read moreAfter Goodwin default, IBJA calls for ban on jewellers’ deposit schemes

Posing As Cops, Miscreants Loot Jewellery From Women In Puri

Puri: Two miscreants posing as police personnel allegedly looted gold ornaments from two women after identifying themselves as police personnel in CS College Square in Puri district today. The victims were identified as Vinodini Nayak and Urmila Nayak. According to sources, the duo was walking along the road when the bike-borne miscreants waylaid them. Claiming themselves … Read morePosing As Cops, Miscreants Loot Jewellery From Women In Puri

Jewellery brand Melorra raises $12M from Lightbox, BlackSoil Capital, others

Melorra, a Bengaluru-based jewellery brand, raised $12 million funding from VC Lightbox, BlackSoil Capital and family offices of some of India’s biggest business houses. These include Ravi Sheth’s Great Eastern Shipping Company, the Burmans of Dabur, Rainmaker Ventures, and the Jeejeebhoy family office. Saroja Yeramilli, Founder and CEO of Melorra, said, “We are very happy to have raised this round … Read moreJewellery brand Melorra raises $12M from Lightbox, BlackSoil Capital, others

Interview with jewellery designer Anne Manns

While Net-A-Porter is best-known as a successful e-commerce shopping destination that brings together some of the best-known designers and products in the world, it also has a Vanguard programme, a mentorship initiative that showcases lesser known brands and talents. Launched in 2018, the incubator programme works in two ways. First, it features budding labels that the Net-A-Porter team feels … Read moreInterview with jewellery designer Anne Manns

USE exhibition showcases unique jewellery and wares

An exhibition featuring exquisitely crafted contemporary jewellery and small objects will be showcased at Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery soon. The work, by seventeen artists from the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia, has been combined for the USE exhibition and celebrates jewellery and small objects from the point of view of the maker, their tools … Read moreUSE exhibition showcases unique jewellery and wares

Images of Pakistani citizen wearing gold jewellery falsely shared as Tirupati Balaji priest

Photographs of a man covered with gold chains and jewellery are circulating on social media. It is being claimed that the man is a priest at Tirupati Balaji. According to the claim, he has given 125 kg of gold to his three daughters. The set of photographs also includes an image of three women dressed … Read moreImages of Pakistani citizen wearing gold jewellery falsely shared as Tirupati Balaji priest

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: 8 Jewellery Picks To Celebrate The Festive Season

Bring in the season on a sparkling note (Image Credit: Candere Jewellery) The festive season is almost here and it all begins with Ganesh Chaturthi. While making sweets, planning gatherings and decorating the house is underway, don’t forget about decking up for the special days. Especially for Ganesh Chaturthi 2019, we’ve picked out 8 jewellery … Read moreGanesh Chaturthi 2019: 8 Jewellery Picks To Celebrate The Festive Season

Karisma Kapoor is not fond of heavy jewellery

Mumbai: Actress Karisma Kapoor says she doesnt like to wear heavy jewellery. “Every lady is fond of jewellery and we cannot deny that. As they say, diamonds are a girl’s best friends, so like everyone else even I like jewellery. But, I don’t like to wear heavy jewellery and I think delicate jewellery looks more elegant … Read moreKarisma Kapoor is not fond of heavy jewellery

Titan hits 6-month low as global brokerages cut target price after Q1 nos

Shares of Titan Company fell below Rs 1,000 mark intraday and hit a fresh 6-month low on August 7 as global brokerages slashed price target on demand worries after Q1 earnings. The stock was quoting at Rs 1,011.60, down Rs 26.45, or 2.55 percent on the BSE at 1025 hours IST. The jewellery-to-eye wear maker met analyst … Read moreTitan hits 6-month low as global brokerages cut target price after Q1 nos