March 13: Anyone who likes to make an effort with their outfits knows just how powerful jewelry can be. Be it rocking an elaborate earring for a wedding or opting for simple hoops for a casual night out, jewelry is there to make a statement—both powerful and subtle. And so, jewelry is something that’s quite essential you could say. Teenagers, however, seem to prefer simple, classic designs that can spruce up an outfit with minimal effort, and they tend to gravitate towards items like earrings, bracelets, and scrunchies.
Aksa (pronounced Ak-shaw) is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘the soul’ and the designs of the recently launched brand Aksa Nepal reflect this, which as one of the founders, Priyanka Rai Shrestha, says reflects the soul of the person who wears it. Aksa is a jewelry brand that mostly makes jewelry using brass and precious stones. The brand, launched late December last year, aims to promote local artisans and artists, in turn preserving and promoting the culture of Nepali craft.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Gold traders have sold gold worth nearly Rs 7 billion during Tihar festival this year. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Association, gold jewelry and ornaments were in high demand during the festival.
Jewelry has always been a big part of our ensemble, be it at weddings or formal events. But these days, however, especially among the younger generations, jewelry made of inexpensive metal, stones, and beads are more popular than items made from silver or gold.
Ojaswi Baidya and Ibha Baidya both confess to always having been particularly fond of silver jewelry. The sisters would always opt for silver instead of brass or even gold. Something about the sublime metal appealed to them and Ojaswi was also sensitive to metal, quickly getting itches and allergies when she donned metal jewelry.
BIRGUNJ, March 24: Six theft cases took place on the same night in the same area in Birgunj on Saturday night. The thefts took place in an area in Birgunj-11 which is about 500 meters from the Ward Police Office.
Nepali month Magh is the month of weddings. And where there are weddings, there obviously will be jewelry to take care of. Be it fashion jewelry or precious silver and gold, taking care of how you store means getting ready for the parties you attend. So here are some tips to take care of your jewelry that can ensure its durability
Mohammed Ibrahim and Qazi Sayed launched Turramqo, a jewelry brand, around 16 years ago. As Tibetan Muslims their main objective behind starting Turramqo was to bring a little bit of their own culture into their business venture. The two friends started out by making jewelry inspired by traditional Tibetan designs and are still doing the same thing and going strong even after all these years.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 12: A gang of thieves stole goods and cash worth Rs 2 million from four houses in Rautahat on Saturday night. The theft took place in Harshaha Tol of Katahariya Municipality 4. The group of thieves, who still remain unidentified, broke into the four houses by digging tunnels.
Preeti Agrawal’s jewelry studio in Sundhara, Kathmandu, is unlike any other studio in town. It’s much more than just a space where Agrawal designs and crafts beautiful pieces. Located in one of the many small gallis that pepper the area, the space reflects Agrawal’s passion for crystals and her connection with the spiritual world. For her customers, it’s a calm and soothing place to find the perfect stone that resonates with them. Each piece of jewelry has its own meaning, memory, and purpose.
Aayusha Karki had just gotten back to Nepal when she came up with the idea of opening a contemporary jewelry brand. This was about a year and half ago and she had just returned home after completing her undergraduate course in public relations from a university in London. Karki was working at a company in Nepal where she met Sarvo Shakya, who now serves as the head craftsman at Meraki, and pitched the idea to him. They worked on it and launched Meraki soon after coming up with the concept.
LAHAN, April 6 Police took into custody three individuals here including a woman Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in the buying and selling of illegal gold . Sandip Soni, a local jewelry shop owner was caught while buying gold bracelets weighing 50 grams but was released later. However, police kept Mohammad Sajabul Shaikh of Kalyanpur Municipality-1under judicial custody after confiscating some drugs and a bullet from him.