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strategies for collecting jewellery

Maybe you’re intrigued by jewelry in general, or perhaps you’ve fallen hard for one particular trend — here’s how to make it work with the rest of your jewelry wardrobe.

You might be looking for a little sparkle or ready to take your look to the next level. Whether you love collecting designer jewelry or you want to step it up by adding some more goodies to your jewelry box, it’s not always simple meshing your style of dress with jewellery pieces and ending up with a cohesive jewelry wardrobe.

There are several strategies for collecting jewelry, whether you’re just starting your collection or you have always been attracted to the sparkles.

Collecting one designer

If you’ve fallen in love with the work of one particular jewelry brand, there’s no reason to “play the field” if you don’t want to. You’ll know that a certain brand really resonates with you if you find yourself drawn to their pieces again and again, if you follow their website/ store to see if there’s anything new.

Your favorite brand’s pieces echo the style of your wardrobe — be it sleek and modern, vintage-inspired or ornate and jewel-toned. In short, if you love a designer, stick with it and amass an amazing collection.

Collecting one style

When shopping for clothing, if you look for fashion that has a really defined style, perhaps that should extend to your jewelry too. When choosing jewellery pieces, do you stick to a theme in its design, such as chunky silver, feminine and ornate pieces or raw, unpolished gemstones?

Sticking to a certain style of designer jewelry is like walking down the same shopping street every day. Once you’ve decided what your jewelry style is, then all you have to do is seek it out wherever you go — there’s your favorite design. Wear one particular style of jewelry and it will instantly define your look, and make you appear pulled together at all times.

High/low

Are you a woman who feels preppy one day, but like a princess on another day? Well, there’s nothing wrong with embracing your eclectic side, and even if the core of your jewelry wardrobe consists of gold and sparkling jewelry, you can really spice it up by collecting some fun pieces in different shades and color tones. Try combining a thin gold bracelet with pearl bracelets; you can even add a leather wrap bracelet to make a stack that’s fashionable and fun. Layer your real gold chains with fun colored beads or a stylish pendant — the sky is the limit. Just remember to not add too many elements to one “look” or you’ll just look confused.

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Top Antique finds this season

We love the latest trends and new designs. However, there’s always something special about a rare vintage style or one-of-a-kind antique piece. Check out our favorite vintage and antique pieces in our website.

With a hint of pearl…

For a while now, the lakshmi or the godess crafted pendants or necklaces have been in trend. This combined with tiny pearls gives a very vintage and antique look.

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How to wear this? Match this with maroon or dark coloured kanchivaram silks. Let the pearl glow in the dark background!

A dash of colours…

With colourful beads, this chain gives a perfect look of fun and fantasy for the wearer. We can see the most popular goddess etched pendant here.

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How to wear this? Pep up the sober coloured sarees and ethnic wear with this colourful pendant chain.

Kaasumalai:

An absolutely antique and vintage find that goes with anything in your wardrobe. This coin jewellery is quite popular in southern India and most of the brides would have atleast one in this kind.

 

How to wear it? The first one is rather a contemporary version of the kasumalai. Team it with any long haarams or wear it alone.

The long version is the authentic and the classic style. Much suited for the matured and elderly women.

 

Four Finds – Your gift options at MYSTIC!

If you’re struggling to find that “perfect” piece for a holiday/Christmas gift this year, make sure you check out our website. It is brimming with fun antique jewelry, rare items and collectible pieces. We’ve put together a color palette to get some ideas flowing. Whether you’re drawn to moody blues, epic greens, festive florals or vibrant orange, these will surely get you inspired!

A bright zircon stone bangle, finished off with gold enamel around the edge, is set with three american diamonds in triangle settings. This is a fine piece of  jewelry and we love the setting–gives it some nice detailing!

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A mashup of my current muses all in one piece of jewelry–a tri-colored semiprecious necklace! I love the detailing with the different colored beads. The uniqueness of this piece is really something else!

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A moody tri coloured pendant set, consisting of a garnet, pearl and some enamel. The pendant is flanked by pearls with polished tones and blue, red and green enamel in a circular-shape. So exquisite!

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A Jaipur-royal looking colourful bangles. The coloring is bright and vibrant, depicting an jaipur queen! Nothing like that nature coloured effect on a piece of jewelry.

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New year Looks!

It’s time for a new year and new looks! Make this New Year’s Eve a memorable one by adding a style factor with statement jewelry and breathtaking dresses. How do you do it?

Start by reading this article, as our fashion experts unveiled some timeless jewelry ideas to help elevate your personality and get you ready for the most stylish night of the year.

Stylish Jewelry for Your New Year’s Eve Party:

Break the rules and follow your heart!

Hand cuffs are common so make an entry with ear cuffs instead. This was one of the biggest trends in 2015 so rock it this New Year’s Eve as well. Make sure to pair it wisely so they don’t overpower your look.

If rings are more your style, try a ring like the one below with american stones and a dreamy, feminine design. Slide on one statement ring and your look is complete!

Play it cool by going trendy with floral patterns and exciting colors. Pair a floral necklace with a nude dress or a beaded necklace in multiple rows.

Make a princess statement by flaunting an Indian looking antique gold tone chocker necklace with a curvy black evening gown.

Whether it’s diamonds, beads, crystals, gold embellishments or sterling silver statements, it’s time to go out and rock your best New Year’s Eve style ever!

The perfect hues

We believe that jewel tones are the perfect hues to encompass the transition from summer to fall. Brightness stays but becomes more saturated, more confident. Here are a few ways to bring these tones into your wardrobe, to celebrate this season of change:

Mystique Earrings

A droplet of  beautiful kundan earring that is finished with a focal point of deeply rich red. A gem with a tone warm as folklore.

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Stone Earrings

A beautiful earring with a earthy green stone. Paired with simple pendant, it gives a much in trend boho look.

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Midnight Blue Necklace and Earrings

Tear drop shape of deepest blue stone stand alongside oxidized silver. This is sometimes called “poet’s stone,” to capture the creative essence that this stone has been known to bring to the wearer.

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Sophisticated, royal, seductive… these semi-precious stones are colored by the earth. They will add a pop of color to a neutral outfit. And since jewel tones complement each other, feel free to mix and match for a combination that’s just right.

There’s a romance about wearing a color that came from deep inside the earth. It slept there, in a cave, sparkling quietly in the darkness. It waited to be unveiled to show the brilliance that it’s capable of. Bring that brilliance everywhere you go.

A deeper, more mysterious set of colors to capture the wandering spirit of upcoming autumn in these last few moments before winter preparations must begin.

5 simple rules for statement fashion!

The term “statement” is one of the most oft-heard (and maybe slightly overused) words in fashion, whether it’s via an email subject line that promises “10 Statement Necklaces To Fall In Love With” or coming out of your own mouth when talking to a friend about what to wear tomorrow night. “Statement piece” is todays buzzword for sure!

 What better way to do so than to complete your look with a bold, striking and attention-grabbing piece of statement jewellery?

Statement pieces are designed for you to have fun with, but can make all the wrong statements if they are not worn correctly.

Here are 5 simple rules to get the statement piece fashion right!

1. Less is more

Bold pieces should be allowed to stand out, so do not over-crowd your look by wearing them within close proximity of each other.

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2. Keep it simple

Big accessories are best worn with simple clothes. Steer clear of busy patterns and embellishments such as sequins when wearing bold jewelry.

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3. Choose earrings wisely

When wearing dangly statement earrings, it is better to keep your hair sleek and not too big. Also make sure that your make-up balances well with your earrings. If you are wearing a brightly coloured pair, they may look best with clean and simple makeup.

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4. Adorn your arms tastefully

Cuff bracelets are an excellent choice if you want to wear a statement piece. To show yours off, keep your arms bare or wear a cuff over a slim-fitting one colour long sleeve top. Stick to one cuff to create a focal point.

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5. Wear pieces that create an outfit

Remember that statement pieces are supposed to make – you guessed it – a statement, so choose pieces that help to create an over-all outfit. If you are going for a prim and polished look, opt for pearls . Vintage or floral pieces will look beautiful with a romantic and feminine outfit, while colourful beads are a must if you are going for a boho look.

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5 ways to mix and match your jewelry with your outfits.

Jewelry and outfits are inseparable, they go hand in hand. The choice of jewellery depends on the attire you wear and vice-versa. Traditional attires are likely to demand sparkly jewellery like temple jewellery or antique jewellery. But modern outfits that took a transformation over the ages are better matched with fashion/ imitation jewellery that are flashy and aesthetic, the choice however depends much upon the wearer.

The term- ‘mix and match’ has assumed new proportions among the modern elite. Here are a 5 ways you can team up jewelry with different outfits:

  • SHINY JEWELLERY should be worn with dark and bold colours, never wear shiny jewellery with a very sparkly outfit as it will be very flashy to the onlooker.

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  • LIGHT JEWELLERY like really delicate and thin necklaces or stud earrings can be worn with a very grand and loud coloured outfits. Keep it calm to the eyes of the onlookers.

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  • SOLID COLOURED JEWELLERY like a bronze neckpiece, a gold cut-out neckpiece or an oxidised silver neck piece can be worn with floral prints, pastel colours and bold colours. This kind of jewellery is the type that can be worn with Indian as well as western outfits.

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  • CLASSY TRADITONAL JEWELLERY like antiques are mostly clubbed with Indian clothes, like sarees and so on.

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  • GRAND JEWELLERY! Supposing you’re wearing a lehenga thats really grand, make sure you do not wear a neckpiece that is over lapped by the already outfit. Instead keep it beautiful with a pair of long grand earring like for example the famous ramleela earrings.

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These are a few ways you can pair up your jewelry with your outfits. Play around, but make sure you do not over do it, as no one finds too much jewellery attractive. Good luck with getting the best match of your jewellery and outfits.

The art of antique!

Antique jewellery with its exhaustive array of designs has always had a charm on Indian women. Be it celebrities or the average Indian belle, these products have a lure on Indian society. Enchanting collections of antique jewellery have made inroads into the jewellery market and every city in India can boast of exclusive boutiques to flaunt these products.

From days of yore, antique jewellery has had an impact on the wearer and the trend is even more pronounced in the present days. There exists a vast market for this product as there is a huge demand for antique designs in fashion jewellery. If you’ve noticed many youngsters these days prefer vintage designed jewels also know as antique designs.

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From this we see that the trend of the primitive times seem to have re-born. Many young women these days love antique jewellery designs as they’re not too flashy and give you a classy look. Another really cool thing is that antique jewellery can also be worn with the right western outfit apart from the traditional Indian outfits.

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Antique jewellery portray decades of elegance.  Temple jewellery are also a part of antique jewellery only a little more on the grand side. The most famous antique designs are the round, close to the neck patterns. This design in particular is adorned by the majority of women these days. Antique jewellery has become famous among the beautiful brides of our country. They can be worn on absolutely any type of Indian outfit, be it:  lehengas, pattu sarees, patialla sets, designer sarees and so on.

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So go ahead, look for your favourite antique set and flaunt it with the perfect outfit!

Must know Jewellery tips for the pretty bride – to – be’ s !

Indian weddings are the most colorful and culturally rich weddings that can be seen!

Right from the event planning to the minor invitation detailing, planning a wedding can be truly a tedious task. Though we cannot help you in the planning and the execution part, we can make the stress of bride a lot more lighter! Now you don’t have to go around looking for bridal jewellery that is both exclusive and affordable in each shop or jewellery store. You can get them all in the comfort of a click at our online store.

Here we present some exclusively antique and vintage jewellery that will make the groom go weak on his knees!

Antique Carved Collection for Muhurtham

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These are the best option for muhurtham jewellery. When worn over a arakku pattu saree or a crimson red kanchivaram, the contrast these jewellery show is priceless! Yet they come in an affordable price range with us.

The Reception Look

For reception, women generally prefer a rich lehenga with swarovski stones/ a designer saree. The best kinds of jewellery that go with these are, kundan jewellery or american diamond jewellery. Let us give you a very important tip. If your reception outfit is in the shades of light pink, blue or green, go for american diamond jewellery. If it is in the shades of red, violet or yellow go for kundan jewellery.

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Sangeeth & Mehendi:

Fortunately or unfortunately our wedding events does not end with just one or two events. We have sangeeth, mehendi, nalangu, mappilai azhaippu and much more smaller events where the bride is expected to be dressed equally good as her muhurtham day! For these you can go for beaded jewellery or kemp jewellery to give some variety to the guests awaiting to check out the bride’s jewellery. Here is few options for all the smaller events.

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The Never ending Family Dinners and Post wedding parties:

Gear up for all the never ending invites from the relatives for virundu or lunch getogethers with friends post wedding. The brief to be need to look as fresh as she was during the wedding. You can choose simple pendant sets for all the virundu and family getogethers while stylish earrings/ chunky necklaces will keep you covered for the parties with friends!

For all the family getogethers,

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For the parties and dinners with friends choose and light weight trendy jewellery,

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Now you know everything you need to know to be the pretty and rocking bride- to- be!

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Look Proffessional in Sleek Jewellery

Women have evolved from being a master of household to master of many fields…But that has never been able to keep us away from jewellery. The concept of jewellery has a wider meaning now – a – days. Jewellery which was mostly about colorful stones and heavy precious metals and haarams has changed and given way to more sleek and trendy styles.

Sarees evolved into Salwars; Patialas changed into swirly swishy skirts; Blouses are now replaced with crop tops.., Keeping up with these, the jewellery makers also have upped their game by introducing trendy jewellery and pocket friendly collections suitable for casual wear and office goers.

Here are few lightweight jewellery collection suitable for college goers and office goers.

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Pendant sets have become quite famous with the ladies now. Many pair it with a black rope or a white metal chain. The lightweight bracelets have replaced the traditional bangles. Statement necklaces are worn for office parties with georgette or chiffon sarees or even western formal wear. Pretty finger rings, colorful studs and american diamond studded jewellery are also much loved by women who likes comfort and style.

Mix and Match and pair them as you like. The great part of these jewellery is that they are pocket friendly and most of them comes with warranty for their polish.

What are you waiting for? Add more trendy jewellery to your collection..