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Jewellery Trends For 2018

Jewellery trends go bold and asymmetrical for 2018

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The 2018 is witnessing some new trends in jewellery and the re-imagination of some of the trends of yore. From boldness, juxtaposition of colours, asymmetrical shapes to trapped and protected gemstones, experts suggest some trends for this year.

Venkatesh S., lead designer at BlueStone.com, enlists some of the most prominent trends that one can expect in the months to come.

* Bold statement jewellery: It is the most prominent trend especially so far as earrings and choker neck pieces are concerned.

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Ear Jewellery. Pixabay

* Trapped and protected gemstones trend: Typically, gemstones are set in jewellery using traditional setting styles such as prongs. This year, the industry redefines gemstone settings in jewellery by using a halo of precious colortones and mesh to hold the gemstones within the piece. An innovation in jewellery that challenges the classics.

* Bold statement jewellery incorporating discs: Statement studs and eardrops, and choker neckpieces incorporating discs in various sizes and metals such as gold and rose gold, are likely to be the hottest interpretation of this trend, straight off the runway!

* Frills and ruffles: The hottest trend in apparel will be translated to jewellery as well. This trend does not necessarily translate to huge pieces. Subtle but powerful ruffle jewellery pieces can make as big a statement as huge pieces.

Farah Khan Ali, CEO, Creative Director, Farah Khan Fine Jewellery too have some trends to share.

* Juxtapose of colour: Fascination for colours is stronger ever. We predict an exotic style of bringing eclectic palette together with interesting silhouettes.

* Asymmetry and mis-match: The trend of asymmetry is a freedom to mix and match.

* Fluidity: Fluid forms with volume in surfaces would be dominant. Clean and contemporary shapes and silhouettes will be popular.  BollywoodCountry

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5 Self-Care Tips to Protect Ornaments in this Damp Weather

When it comes to jewellery such as pearls, coral or amber, it would be advisable to keep them in separate boxes

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Gold jewellery is prone to catching dust and dirt quickly when kept in a humid environment. Pixabay

The pitter-patter of rain may bring immense joy, but it certainly is not a good sign for jewellery, say experts.

Sumeet Dhanraj, Director and Creative Head of Dhanraj Jewellers, and Saumya Ghai, Designer and Merchandiser at Shaya by CaratLane, have suggested some self-care tips to help protect your ornaments in this damp weather:

* Gold jewellery is prone to catching dust and dirt quickly when kept in a humid environment. Hence, during monsoon one must use warm soapy water to clean gold ornaments.

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It’s advisable to store silver jewellery in individual, air-tight bags with an anti-tarnish properties paper. Pixabay

* When it comes to jewellery such as pearls, coral or amber, it would be advisable to keep them in separate boxes. Do not mix them with other gemstones as scratches are inevitable.

Furthermore, gemstones need to be given proper care and attention. Pearls are delicate and direct contact with perfumes and sprays might damage them. If adequate precautions are not taken while storing them, it is likely to develop scratches.

* Moisture can affect metal alloy used to make ornaments and cause it to lose its original lustre. To prevent this from happening, store your jewellery in a box with a sturdy exterior and a soft interior, which would do half the job for you by keeping the humidity and moisture out.

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When it comes to jewellery such as pearls, coral or amber, it would be advisable to keep them in separate boxes. Pixabay

Meanwhile, the soft interior would save the articles from probable friction and help retain their natural sheen.

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* Over-exposure to air and humidity can damage your delicate silver. It’s advisable to store silver jewellery in individual, air-tight bags with an anti-tarnish properties paper. These types of bags minimise air exposure and keep the jewellery new for a longer period of time.

* Keep the jewellery away from water as much as possible, since the contaminants in water can result in tarnished and dull looking silver. If your jewellery gets wet, take a soft cloth, dab the water out and blow dry the jewellery before storing it. (IANS)