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Celebrities Inspire New Saree Styles & Jewelry Trends

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:45:24 AM America/New_York

A saree is one of my most favorite Indian ensembles that never loses its charm. You can wear it all year round whether it’s at a formal or casual party, bridal wear, a wedding celebration or a date night. You can never go wrong with a saree! Also, what makes sarees look interesting and their best are the jewelry that accompanies them. Jewelry plays a critical role in building an outfit. Women today want to look modern and contemporary and are bringing their unique styles into how they style their sarees and jewelry. Let’s take a look at few Bollywood hotties inspiring us with their latest saree/ jewelry styles and trends for 2019

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Trending Mangalsutra Designs

Monday, April 1, 2019 1:38:02 PM America/New_York

One jewelry piece which has no replacement is the mangalsutra, this is an ornament that symbolizes an Indian marriage and is an Indian wedding chain. Mangalsutra is usually a black beaded chain in 22K gold. The gold chain and black beads protect the marriage from evil eye and is supposed to destroy all negative energy. Today, light weight, simple mangalsutra chains are in fashion. These days, modern brides prefer mangalsutra's that are a bit more simple and delicate to wear on a daily basis. Also, the trend of short and simple mangalsutra chains is inspired by Bollywood stars and fashion icons like Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra who customized and chose simple mangalsutra designs for their wedding day. In this blog, let's view the latest trending mangalsutra designs and take a closer look at each of the celebrity mangalsutra chains.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Vaddanam or Waist Belts: a Must Have for Telugu Brides

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 1:01:00 PM America/New_York

Of all the accessories, one form that exemplifies the celebration of Indian bridal jewelry is the waist belt. Belly chain or waist belt is usually worn around the waist. The design differs from north to south India. Vaddanams are waist belts worn by Telugu brides in southern India and is a vital part of a south Indian bride's trousseau and is considered as a symbol of marriage. Here we discuss the significance of vaddanams in Telugu weddings, we highlight the pros and con for different types of vaddanams,  and provide tips to select the right size and type of vaddanam.  Brides wear them around their waist and make an unparalleled fashion statement, whether traditional or modern. Take a peek at few south Indian brides clad in vaddanam's exuding an incomparable feminine charm on their wedding day.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

True Significance of Indian Kadas

Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:39:00 PM America/New_York

Kada, the Indian bangle bracelet is an important part of a woman’s life. Kadas is an important accessory for an Indian bride's trousseau. In Indian culture, kadas is not only worn as hand ornaments, but they stand as a symbol of marriage. They are thought to bring good fortune and prosperity for the husband. 22K gold kadas, over time, have come in vogue to suit a more contemporary look. For parties or events, women now prefer wearing kadas or a single thick bracelet with trendier designs. In this blog, learn about the different designs of kadas, the best way to adorn them, and tips to select the right size kadas.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Bollywood Divas Inspire Styling Indian Jewelry With Western Wear​

Monday, January 7, 2019 11:13:40 AM America/New_York

Pairing Indian jewelry with western outfits can be bit tricky, but if done right, the blend of western wear and ethnic Indian jewelry can look dazzling and pretty unique. Having lived in New Jersey for over two decades, I've had to learn how to style my collection of Indian jewelry with western outfits. Being able to wear and flaunt my love for Indian jewelry at parties, evening get-togethers, girls night outs, and more makes me feel really good! Let's take a look at our Bollywood Divas and borrow a few tips from them on how to best style our traditional Indian 22K gold jewelry with simple, elegant and fancy western wear.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Pros and Cons of Buying from an International Jeweler

Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:59:28 AM America/New_York

Unlike most online purchases, the decision of buying real 22K gold and diamond jewelry from an International jeweler can be a difficult one. The quality of jewelry, reputation, price and customer service can vary from one International retailer to the next. While International online jewelers have great designs and collection, that doesn’t always mean that they offer good prices and service! Based on my own personal experience, I have written this blog to help our readers make an informed decision when they buy from International jewelers. Here I have compiled our pros and cons of buying 22K gold and diamond jewelry from an International jeweler.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Care for Pearls & Pearl Jewelry

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 1:50:59 PM America/New_York

Pearls have a classic, universal elegance that makes the wearer look sophisticated. The simple grace of pearls can make a great accessory to any situation, whether you’re going to the office or have plans for the evening. You can even wear pearls to make your every day attire look elegant. However, pearls are naturally delicate making the risk of damage higher if they're worn every day. But with proper care and caution, you can keep your pearl jewelry safe, even during every day wear. Here are few tips for cleaning, storing and restoring your pearls.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Bollywood Bridal Trends

Monday, November 5, 2018 2:45:19 PM America/New_York

Brilliant maang tikkas, chokers embellished with pearls and precious stones, twinkling multi-layered necklaces in gold and uncut diamonds, armlets encrusted with emeralds and rubies, traditional jhumkas and broad kadas… When Bollywood celebrities get married, onscreen or offscreen, what is absolutely clear is that these stars create trends in Indian bridal jewelry. In this blog, let's discuss the latest trends in Indian, larger-than-life weddings set by Bollywood brides.

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Buy Jewelry on Installment Plan

Friday, October 19, 2018 12:18:05 PM America/New_York

Waiting to buy your dream jewelry in future? Wait no longer! You can buy your favorite 22k gold and diamond jewelry today on an installment plan! Totaram Jewelers offers 0% interest and simple installment options, making buying authentic Indian jewelry affordable for everyone. Read this blog to find out how you can start your installment plan with us today!

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Comments | Posted in Gold Jewelry By Upasana Gupta

Customize Your Jewelry

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 2:15:08 PM America/New_York

Customize your jewelry with us- Turn your designs into one-of-a-kind, stunning custom jewelry which we will carefully handcraft for you. From  simple alterations with designs on our website, to making a fresh, brand-new piece based on your design - We do it and can make your dream jewelry come alive!!! Read this blog for additional details and learn more about our process on custom orders.​

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