Swarnamoyee: The next in our series of light ornaments is an unpretentious necklace with a grand name that alludes to the Maharani Swarnamoyee Devi, the dowager of Cossimbazar Rajbari, famous for her sweet tooth that resulted in the 'Abaar Khabo' sandesh being invented specially for her. It also is an intended pun, where the step-like arrangement of the centrepiece recalls a 'moi' or ladder. So,being of gold, it becomes a swarna moi.
Delightful Diamond Lohas : Happily,the loha has undergone a significant and mostly organic change over the years and is now worn more for reasons of stylish embellishment rather than social propriety and is popular among all communities and all women. We've done our bit to help this humble but unfair bangle out of its habit of serious gender bias and clothed it in gold and diamonds to give you a contemporary ornament that deserves to be proudly displayed on your hand as you.
Pakano Pakano Bala 1: Here's a collection of three ornate overlapping balas. All of them use intricate wire, Manipuri, and ball-work to create rich patterns on the upper section of the half-pipes, leaving the lower part smooth. Created with care in natural yellow 22K gold, they're really an elegant display of the supreme skills of Bengali master-craftsmen in Kolkata today.
Beautiful little 4mm cream color semi-round freshwater pearls hand knotted on silk cord and finished with a sterling silver filigree clasp. 12.5 inches long. Great wedding gift for your flower girls or junior bridesmaids!
Jukti Maduli Necklace: This dainty 22K handmade gold necklace comprises a simple heley chain on which is suspended the amulet-style centrepiece from which emerges a complete half-jhumka with pasha. This fusion of a very vernacular talismanic symbol to a formal ear ornament is in itself almost revolutionary, juxtaposing the opposing worlds of mystic magic and stately culture in a grand mixture of regional styles of jewel-craft - a small bomb of an ornament that's guaranteed to attract…