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Blinging in style

Imitation jewellery is catching up fast with the young and old



Outshining Glittering costume jewellery

All that glitters is not gold… as clichéd as it may sound, it holds true in the case of the latest trends in fashion jewellery. Glittering, trendy and modern designs to suit the tastes of the contemporary woman, these accessories aptly com plement the chic look. Pendants, earrings, rings as well as complete matching sets carved out of silver, copper with rhodium plating, steel, beads, kundan and pearls are available in stores.

Simple designer lockets start at a price range of Rs. 280; the heavier sets could go anywhere up to Rs. 4,000-6,000. Affordably priced these pieces of jewellery are available at most of the cosmetic shops as well as jewellery malls. There are stores that have an exclusive collection of Bridal sets. Suitable for pre-wedding parties and other gatherings these bridal sets have work exquisite work on kundan and coloured stones. There is also an appealing use of pearls. These sets can be accessorised and matched with sarees to give a rich yet new look. Jewellery malls have also started selling imitation jewellery keeping in view their high demand. “Gold goes very well with traditional clothes, but with day to day and modern wear, I prefer imitation jewellery,” says Renu Abraham, a dentist. Most of these pieces are imported. Korea, Singapore, Italy and other European countries have brought in novelty in design and style. Bling is in and with sleek and trendy designs storming the market, there is definitely a craze to try on something new. When it doesn’t hurt the pocket, it becomes easier to go with the flow.

DIYA PURKAYASTHA

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