Having precious jewellery to adorn the neck, and ears and hands is the pride of a woman. Whether it be parties, a formal get together, wedding, etc for the women in Bangladesh as well as Asia jewellery is an integral part of our culture. It is not just in our culture, since ancient times women have been intrigued by jewellery and make up. In ancient Egypt, dyes were used and precious stones to make the queens look more beautiful. There was a time in our country too when for a woman going outside without jewellery were unimaginable, for example the Mughal times, etc. Jewellery gives an aristocratic look but now there are modern jewelers that gives a different appeal too. There are small shiny ear rings that goes great with Western clothes in contrast to the heavy gold and silver jewellery that goes with traditional look. In the hindi serials, jewellery is an irreplaceable part. Each woman in these serials have more than one large necklaces, bangles, long ear rings, and other jewelleries that sometimes gives an exaggerated look. However even if not too such extreme women here and in India do wear jewellery, something simple, something eloquent –what fits their attire best as well as what fits their looks.
There are jewelleries shop that has become very famous over the years for the exquisite looks. Apon Jewellers, Amin Jewellers, are such names. Over the years there have sprung new ones such as Sunanda Jewllers, Alankar Niketan, Venus Jewelers, etc. Before gold, silver and bronze were the specialties. But recently bangles made of copper, wood, plastic, etc have also come in vogue. These wooden beads, necklaces, bangles vary in colour and design and are often found in creative shops as well as street shops. In a very short time they have become very popular. Jewellery made in some ancient way or those brought down from ancient times like the metal crafts of Dhamrai are also very famous and rare. In the past decade diamond jewelries have become extremely popular and have become something every woman desires.
“Diamonds are a girl’s best fried,” says a clichéd phrase. That is so true. Women simply adore these small sparkling gems that goes great with anything. If there are any engagements taking place-rings without diamonds is hardly imaginable. ‘Diamond World’ is one of the leading brands in the country that has pioneered and promoted this.
Starting in 2005, it has become a buzzing spot for people of all ages, worthy of mention especially women. Designs are modern, classical, experimental or sometimes inspired by others. The designs are created depending upon the demand. For almost a decade, they have had several branches in many places, serving many people. Other than ‘Diamond World’ there is also ‘Diamond Gallery’.
Jewellery is an expression and nowadays in these fast racing world, there are different expressions of jewellery. Now there are certain trends for jewellery like gothic jewelery, oriental jewllery, floral ones, etc. They are no longer limited to gold and silver innovation has come up in designing them as well.