Accessories, Jewelry, Trends

heavy duty

July 11, 2010

on my never-ending quest to find things interesting and new, i stumbled upon the names of two indian jewelery designers who are as far from the cookie-cutter subcontinental aesthetic as mel gibson is from sanity.


annaika’s jewelry is insaaaane. ok seriously, THIS is what i call statement pieces. her necklaces have a unique contemporary tribal feel to them. they are definitely meant to be focal points of any outfit, and they are definitely for a girl with a very bold sense of style.

black bound and gagged $189.00

chain reaction $109

gunmetal claustrophobia $199

maharani $109

gold gladiator shoulder sling

::suhani pittie::

i was reading up on suhani and she is such an accomplished jewelery designer. i had no clue. she has shown at miami fashion week and her work has been commissioned by the museum of arts and design in nyc. her designs are a bit more toned down than annaika’s, a more polished version of the modern ethnic look we spoke of earlier. you will see a lot of textured metal, gemstones and kundan for that special subcontinental touch. my favorite pieces are from her latest collection; she takes traditional jhumka’s and ghungroo’s and creates  neckpieces and cuffs out of them. genius!

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  • Sadaf Arshad July 11, 2010 at 3:46 AM

    i want them, so ethnic and royal. that is so me, gimme gimme please…

    • pink255 July 12, 2010 at 2:36 PM

      you can purchase them online :)

  • Nathalie November 19, 2010 at 12:43 AM

    Hi! I most definitely LOVE her pieces!!!! How do I go about purchasing them?