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

When Forms Meet Fashion

When a contemporary fashion aesthetic comes together to collaborate with traditional crafts such as handwoven textiles and intricate hand embroidery, the result is always uniquely magical. As was the case when the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) curated a show, ‘Made in South Asia’, for the World Bank in Delhi. Under a starlit winter sky … Read more When Forms Meet Fashion

Meet the designer putting militants and feminists on her jewellery

I would say I’ve upped my jewellery game over the past year. Whereas before I used to buy cheap pieces from the high-street by the bucket load (‘Who cares if I go off it next week? it’s so cheap!’), I am now more into buying less, but better. This might involve spending more, but on forever pieces, … Read more Meet the designer putting militants and feminists on her jewellery

FBI, Facebook To Meet In Kolkata On Tackling Online Child Sex Abuse

West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights and an NGO are hosting a conference in Kolkata. Kolkata: Shocking figures have been shared by the International Criminal Police Organisation or Interpol on the growing number of online child sexual abuse cases in India: 2.4 million cases reported in 2017, and that could be just the tip … Read more FBI, Facebook To Meet In Kolkata On Tackling Online Child Sex Abuse