Tourists, take note! Philippine government will no longer allow people to live on crater studded island

The island was long ago designated a national park that”s off-limits to permanent villages. (File Photo: AP) The Philippine government will no longer allow people to live on the crater-studded island that’s home to the erupting Taal volcano, with officials warning that living there would be “like having a gun pointed at you.“ The simmering … Read more Tourists, take note! Philippine government will no longer allow people to live on crater studded island

Take care of your bridal jewellery post-wedding

Weddings and jewellery go hand in hand. You get the best of jewellery for your special day and the other festivities that are held during the lead up to the wedding. But how do you ensure they remain in top shape even after the wedding, for when you want to wear them again? Here are … Read more Take care of your bridal jewellery post-wedding

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

What does it take for a designer jewellery label to reach cult status

Valery Demure lets us in on the dos, the don’ts and the hard truths Valery Demure’s job is the kind that is at once incredibly difficult, yet immensely satisfying. A mentor, a buyer, a PR strategist, the founder of her eponymous agency and an online shopping portal plus a collaborative concept space Objet d’Emotion—she is … Read more What does it take for a designer jewellery label to reach cult status