When shopping in Chennai for imitation jewellery & silver jewellery, you should definitely visit Jugal Kishore in CP Ramaswamy Iyer Road, Alwarpet Shopping Market.
They have a great collection of gold, silver and imitation jewellery. Coloured stones & beads are what they are known for.
This Chennai shop is in the basement. As you enter the shop, you would find artisans stringing beads, sitting on the floor. However ,your attention would be drawn towards the collection of coloured beads & gemstones that are hung in an attractive display in one corner. They include corals, topaz, pearls, garnets, emeralds and much more. They are sourced from Jaipur in Rajasthan. If you happen to be shopping in Chennai for beads or stones, this is the place to visit. Further,the right side of the shop has a fantastic collection of silver jewellery. There are display boxes with garnets ,white topaz, pearl, moon stone, blue topaz, amethyst, green onyx, black onyx, tiger eye and several other gem stones that are set in silver.
They are available in pendant & earring sets. The designs are modern. They would be in the Rs. 4000+ / piece price range. Shopping in Chennai would also mean that you are shopping for traditional South Indian Jewellery.
Traditional South Indian jewellery in silver with gold polish also makes up a sizeable collection at Jugal Kishore. One can buy kadas and necklaces with artificial rubies or emerald stones. They also stock antique pendants, maang tika and amulets. The workmanship on the antique pendants is beautiful .The prices are all very reasonable & start at Rs. 5000 to Rs 6000/piece. They also have the traditional gold belts that are worn by dancers.
While the traditional jewellery can be worn with traditional Indian dresses, the silver jewellery can be paired with both western & ethnic wear dresses.
On the left side of this Chennai shop are the real gold jewellery with rubies, emeralds and sapphires. The pendants and earrings are all beautifully designed. At Rs. 2,00,000 + a piece, they are stunning pieces of jewellery. Some of the pieces embrace traditional South Indian designs.
They also stock a few pieces of diamond jewellery.
In addition to the jewellery, Jugal Kishore stocks traditional Tanjore paintings….