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Styling fine jewelry the Hollywood red carpet way!

Styling fine jewelry the Hollywood red carpet way!

Sep 13, 2021Puja Shah

Do you remember Rihanna’s pope dress from MET 2018? Lady Gaga’s black dress, black gloves and mighty yellow diamond from the 2019 Oscars? Clearly, these red carpet fashion moments are going to stay etched in our minds forever. The event itself ends in a couple of hours but become a...

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Memories pendant - a photo locket

Memories pendant - a photo locket

Sep 13, 2021Puja Shah

Jewellery is a loaded word.  It does have monetary value no doubt but its emotional value is far greater. In addition to adding beauty and prestige to an outfit, some jewels have great sentimental value. We recall precious moments everytime we wear a particular piece. A jewel that serves as...

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The Perfect ‘Something Blue’ Jewels For Your Wedding

The Perfect ‘Something Blue’ Jewels For Your Wedding

Sep 13, 2021Puja Shah

You may have heard that brides should include "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" to their wedding day ensemble for good luck.  But how did it all begin? What's the meaning behind each item? And—the fun part—how to give a modern spin to these traditions. We have the answers....

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On-screen Proposals (and rings) we love!

On-screen Proposals (and rings) we love!

Sep 13, 2021Puja Shah

We just finished a rom-com marathon and now we can’t stop imagining ourselves in iconic proposal scenes with grand gestures. While everyone goes Gaga over soft blowing wind and the stunning location, our favorite part is obviously THE RING. The most important jewel of a lady’s life.Let’s just say, we’d say yes...

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Creating your own Indo-Western Looks

Creating your own Indo-Western Looks

Sep 07, 2021Puja Shah

Just as the world around us has drastically changed during the pandemic, the dynamics for Indian ethnic wear have also gone through some major changes. With the rise in environmental activism in the past few years, we have seen a drastic increase in support for authentic local businesses. We have...

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All about heirloom gifting

All about heirloom gifting

Sep 06, 2021Puja Shah

‘No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.’- Theodore Bikel  We often long for objects of the past to hold onto the nostalgia and memorabilia of people and things we love. For years, families have held onto charms and trinkets that have been passed on to...

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In conversation with seven jewelry-loving New Yorkers

In conversation with seven jewelry-loving New Yorkers

Sep 06, 2021Puja Shah

Pavia Rosati - CEO, Fathom What is a joy greater than that of meeting dynamic, new people! People brimming with positivity and energy, who you instantly connect with.  At MOI, we have been immensely lucky to constantly be encountering such women day in and day out. Our customers and our...

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Storytelling through Jewelry

Storytelling through Jewelry

Sep 06, 2021Puja Shah

What better way to indulge in everyday luxury than fine jewelry? Not only does fine jewelry allow space for personalization, this also works to anchor your unique personality. The beauty of fine jewelry lies in how it ties fun, creativity and sophistication altogether when one shops and styles their fine...

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7 Statement fine jewelry

7 Statement fine jewelry

Sep 04, 2021Shopify API

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Styling fine jewelry the Hollywood red carpet way!

Styling fine jewelry the Hollywood red carpet way!

Aug 06, 2021Puja Shah

Do you remember Rihanna’s pope dress from MET 2018? Lady Gaga’s black dress, black gloves and mighty yellow diamond from the 2019 Oscars? Clearly, these red carpet fashion moments are going to stay etched in our minds forever. The event itself ends in a couple of hours but become a...

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Best of India Inspired Runway Fashion

Best of India Inspired Runway Fashion

Jul 28, 2021Puja Shah

Yoga, Chai, Spices, Mysticism The list of what India, one of the richest sources of inspiration for global fashion has given to the world goes on... India, with its diverse regions has long been a muse to the fashion industry all over the world. With international boundaries becoming more porous,...

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The supporting stars to your earrings - the earring backs : A guide

The supporting stars to your earrings - the earring backs : A guide

Jul 23, 2021Puja Shah

A pair of earrings has the power to impress and express emotions. This power comes from not only the design and aesthetics but also from the perfect fit. In order to have a perfect fit and experience when you wear them, one should look closely at the closures. Closures can...

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Gemstones and their perfectly imperfect inclusions

Gemstones and their perfectly imperfect inclusions

May 05, 2021Puja Shah

The world of gemstones is a dazzling, ravishing one. It is almost astonishing how such a minute piece of matter has such a paramount character to it.  Although all gemstones that exist have their own specialty, there are certain factors that ascertain a gem’s value.  You must have heard of...

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Thewa - an art form you need to see NOW!

Thewa - an art form you need to see NOW!

Mar 10, 2021Puja Shah

It all began over 250 years ago in Pratapgarh, a small kingdom in Rajasthan, with a Raj Soni (royal goldsmith) by the name of Nathuni Sonewalla. It is his descendants that make up the community of artisans who produce the most skilled thewa work today.It is said the technique established as fathers passed...

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Bridgerton, Dior & Chanel... WHAT DO THEY HAVE IN COMMON?

Bridgerton, Dior & Chanel... WHAT DO THEY HAVE IN COMMON?

Feb 02, 2021Puja Shah

We couldn't agree more with Wmag's take on Dior and Chanel haute couture collection befitting Bridgerton’s Daphne or Lady Danbury.  If there's one show on everyone's minds lately, it seems to be Bridgerton, the lavish, record-breaking Netflix series about 19th century London, scandal, and romance. The regency-era wardrobe put together...

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How To Gift Fine Jewelry During A Pandemic

How To Gift Fine Jewelry During A Pandemic

Dec 19, 2020Puja Shah

With Diwali just over and the pandemic not showing any signs of bidding us a goodbye, gifting gold, diamonds or pearls is the new normal. Let us explain. There is no denying it, our reality has changed significantly over the months due to the coronavirus. New ‘norms’ are being established...

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7 Fine Jewelry Earrings That Will Make a Statement For A Lifetime

7 Fine Jewelry Earrings That Will Make a Statement For A Lifetime

Dec 19, 2020Puja Shah

Nothing makes a statement quite like an earring, it adds flair to a simple outfit and can be the perfect pick me up for when you really need glam. In true form, statement earrings are the easiest type of jewelry to wear because just one accessory is needed to immediately...

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10 Fine Jewelry Earrings That Will Never Go Out Of Fashion

10 Fine Jewelry Earrings That Will Never Go Out Of Fashion

Dec 18, 2020Puja Shah

Fashion trends are constantly changing, but the power of classics has roots that never grow obsolete. These classics also include some styles of fine jewelry earrings that never seem to go out of fashion, and as the number of skilled craftsmen and the availability of high quality materials reduce, many...

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10 Jewelry Pieces To Ace Your Work From Home Professional Look

10 Jewelry Pieces To Ace Your Work From Home Professional Look

Dec 18, 2020Puja Shah

A major change that has undergone a snowball effect in the lockdown times is ‘Work From Home’. While we stay hooked on to our screens, still adjusting to new routines and having nowhere to go to and no one to meet, dressing up naturally takes a backseat. For all of...

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Tassels! Through History

Tassels! Through History

Jun 16, 2020Puja Shah

“If there is one embellishment that has appeared in every form of the decorative arts — from interiors to accessories, across cultures and times — it is undoubtedly the tassel.” Tasseled pieces pop up several times throughout jewelry design history. It's hard to say what inspired each one: some were...

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Jewelry & Memories - The History of Lockets

Jewelry & Memories - The History of Lockets

May 18, 2020Puja Shah

"Hang my seal around your neck, wear my seal on your finger"- Song of Solomon While all jewelry is personal, the photo insert pendant is perhaps the most personal of all. If you’ve not yet watched Victoria & Abdul, go watch it on Netflix! If you have, you know this very...

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Topmost fashion houses and their best India-inspired looks over years!

Topmost fashion houses and their best India-inspired looks over years!

Apr 27, 2020Puja Shah

‘India has given to the world:Yoga, Chai, Spices, Mysticism, the list goes on...And it is also one of the richest sources of inspiration for global fashion ’ India has long been a muse to the fashion industry all over the world. The quality of inspiration that designers can draw from...

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All About Rings

All About Rings

Mar 10, 2020Puja Shah

'A ring is a halo on your finger.' - Douglas Coupland Just as beautifully stated by the Canadian novelist and artist, nothing could be as pure as a round band on a finger. It is an honest truth that there is a ring for almost every moment in a person's...

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