Bold and beautiful

interested A visitor checking out the collection. dh photos by kishor kumar bolar
And Art Karat jewellery, cashed in on just that aspect. They showcased their latest jewellery collection, ‘Vivah’, designed by Asha Kamal Modi recently in the City.
The collection has been showcased in more than ten Bollywood movies including ‘Devdas’, ‘Monsoon Wedding’ and ‘Zubeida’. 

From the simple to the exquisite, the range of jewellery on display caters to the varying choices of the brides-to-be. Held twice a year, the exhibition comprised chokers intricate with bold and simple work, hanging earrings, long chains with intricate work, studs, rings, bangles, bracelets, anklets etc. Made in silver, coated with 22k gold, set with authentic gemstones and made in Kundan, the jewellery was a sell out.

 It was all about the colour this season, hence many of the pieces saw beautifully laid out semi-precious and precious stones like light beige enamels, a combination of rubies and emeralds complemented with carved gold balls. Ensemble of five line kundan necklace with large intricate pendants, kadas with rubies and white sapphires and much more were available so that one could match the jewellery with their attire.

Not all were made for the wedding. There were a few contemporary designs that could be worn for any occasion. “The jewellery is designed in such a manner that one can team it up with both western and Indian attire,” said one of the volunteers at the exhibition. While there were many admirers for the exhibition the hot selling items were the traditional Kundan jewellery and the contemporary hanging earrings.

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