After Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi flee, India’s silver jewellery exports plummet 75% in FY19

There are allegations that most of the exports undertaken by the fugitive diamantaires were mainly on papers as there has not been a shift in business to other players in India. File Photo New Delhi: The impact of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi’s exit from India was felt in the country’s silver jewellery exports last … Read more After Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi flee, India’s silver jewellery exports plummet 75% in FY19

UK Thieves Eye ‘Pushtaini’ Jewellery of Indians, Rob 28,000 Homes in 6 Years for Asian Gold

London: Indian-origin homes are at the centre of over 140 million pounds worth of gold jewellery stolen in the UK over the past five years, a freedom of information request revealed on Saturday. So-called “Asian gold”, bought as wedding gifts and known to be stored in homes of South Asian origin families as it is passed … Read more UK Thieves Eye ‘Pushtaini’ Jewellery of Indians, Rob 28,000 Homes in 6 Years for Asian Gold

Jewellery: Traditional designs meet modern sensibilities in Rohita Creations’ statement pieces

ROHITA Bhaskaran’s eponymous jewellery label offers a beautiful synthesis of traditional craftsmanship juxtaposed intelligently with modern elements. Rohita creates bespoke pieces of jewellery with semi- precious stones, and an alloy of brass and copper. A graduate in English with no formal training in jewellery designing, Rohita’s journey took off from an exhibition, organised at her … Read more Jewellery: Traditional designs meet modern sensibilities in Rohita Creations’ statement pieces

GST, cash flow issues take glow out of gem, jewellery sales

Sale of gem and jewellery is likely to drop 10-15 per cent in the current financial year due to Goods and Services Tax (GST), high gold price and cash flow issues, according to N Anantha Padmanaban, Chairman, All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council. In 2016-17, the sale of gem and jewellery was nearly ₹3.60 lakh … Read more GST, cash flow issues take glow out of gem, jewellery sales