All That Glitters: Here's Where To Find Classy Indian Artificial Jewellery
No Indian look is complete without beautiful jewellery. From temple jhumkas to statement necklaces, tassel earrings to silk-thread pendants, Pune has no dearth of Indian artificial jewellery stores and brands which are not only classy but also give you the perfect traditional look. Here's where you can shop for if looking for beautiful artificial Indian jewellery.
We found a hidden gem in the city that deals in beautiful jewellery at unbelievable prices. INKLIME - an online store founded by engineer-turned-entrepreneur, Maneesha Nanda, is known to give modern touches to the resplendent temple jewellery. Starting at INR 100, you will find a vast collection of toe rings, finger rings, jhumkas, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, all made of different metals and alloys. We absolutely loved their temple jewels starting at INR 399, that added glamour to our wardrobes. We love that all the jewels are handcrafted using traditional methods.
This wedding season, add colour and opulence to your jewellery collection. Don earrings, necklaces, and bangles made by Cloud 7, an online store that makes everything with pure silk threads. We browsed through the collection and simply loved the elegant statement pieces. From tassel earrings to bangles, necklaces to bead-stone bracelets, she handcrafts all kinds of accessories starting at just INR 115. You can also place customisation orders for events and parties. The range varies between INR 115 and goes up to INR 2000, depending on design and pattern.
From Alia Bhatt to Shilpa Shetty and now our very own Miss World 2017, Manushi Chillar, swear by the collection of vintage jewellery by Curio Cottage. And if you love everything Victorian and chic, this store is a must-visit. Located at Ashok Chakra Society at Koregaon Park, Curio Cottage is one those stores that specialise in contemporary and ethnic jewellery. Affordable and chic, Curio Cottage boasts of a wide range of Victorian and art-inspired jewellery; from royal kundan jhumkas to semi-precious stone neckpieces, rare opal rings, bracelets in quirky patterns, multi-colour mangtikas and more. As for the price ranges, Curio’s jewellery is quite affordable for the quality it offers. A pair of gold and brass earrings will be priced between INR 1,700 and INR 4,000. Silver jewellery pieces with semi-precious stones will cost you about INR 2,000 to INR 15,000. Heavy wedding sets with neckpiece, mangtikas and bangles will cost about INR 20,000 to a lakh or more, depending on the work.
The art jewellery brand, Aatman, which means inner soul has a store in Kothrud. You can shop for handcrafted bangles, nose pins, pendants, jhumkas and more. They’ve got traditional heritage designs and more modern ones, which we are surely going to keep coming back for. They have a focus on Maharashtrian heritage jewellery. So if you want to adorn a moti nath, they’ve got that for INR 200. We’re in awe of their silver collection. Starting at only INR 150 they have real silver nose pins that are delicate and have unique patterns. Their oxidised pearl jhumkas at INR 1800 would look pretty on any ethnic outfit. They also have a range of stone studded rings starting at INR 1500.
Alankrut Creations has become a popular name for handcrafted silver jewellery that is not only trendy but extremely reasonable. The designs are mostly simple, classy and neat. However, you can also find quirky, chunky statement pieces with whimsical colours. In a nutshell, they have jewellery for all. We bought some quirky nose pins that are intricately carved along with a couple of jhumkas. Believe it or not, a nose pin cost just INR 50! We were amazed by the variety of earrings they have. From plain round ones to fancy jhumkas, to eclectic ones, the designs are simply amazing. If you love bright colours, check out their statement neck-pieces which have brightly-coloured pendants with stonework.
Shree Bijoux at Clover Center houses a collection of pure silver and gold plated jewellery; starting from INR 450 – 500, to maximum INR 50,000. They use all-natural semi-precious stones, and stock every kind of jewellery accessory, from bangles and bracelets to earrings, necklaces, as well as necklace sets. Tasteful and elegant, their jewellery is sure to make a great addition to your festive wardrobe.