Running low on budget this festive/wedding season? Short on money but want to gift someone something special? Or simply not in the mood to shop for gold, diamond, or platinum? We got you, girl.
Artificial or semi-precious jewellery is the best option when you are looking to spend comparatively less yet want to make heads turn. And what’s best is that you can even get your favourite celeb’s bling copied and customized just for you! Available in a bamboozling variety in stores all around Delhi, you can always find one that suits your needs the best. They come in all shapes, colors, sizes, and designs fathomable!
Here is a list of the best places to go hunting for semi-precious and artificial jewellery in the capital city.
This is the most popular store for buying artificial jewellery for any given occasion. The variety and quality, both, will leave you astounded. They also have jhumkas, necklaces, bangles, etc similar to the traditional kundan, and a good range of reasonable trinkets.
Where: D-43,1st floor, South Extension – 1, New Delhi; 107, DLF Place Saket, Press Enclave Marg, Saket District Centre, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi
Call: 01124640014, 01146060931
Simply sophisticated, simply amazing! If classy and traditional are on your mind, then this is the right place for you. At Symetree you will find pear necklaces with kundan inserts, semi-precious stones, and huge, chunky rings, and cuffs. They’re huge variety of earrings will allure you into indulging for sure. The best thing about Symetree’s pieces is that they’re crafted in such a way that you can wear them whenever, and not just for festivals and weddings.
Where: 11-A, Khan Market, Main Road, New Delhi
Another reason to love this fabulous store – their collection of pretty artificial jewellery! Fab India offers delicate pieces of silver, sometimes even gold-plated, jhumkas, bracelets, necklaces, bangles, and ear studs for reasonable prices. You can also find antique and junky jewellery here that you can wear on a casual outing too.
Where: E-21, First Floor, Block E, South Extension II, New Delhi
The three-storey building of Soni Sapphire will be convincing enough for you at the very first sight. With an extensive collection of artificial jewellery, and a wide variety and good quality products, this place is a hit among people who wish to buy semi-precious and imitations rather than precious bridal jewellery.
Where: J-90, Main Market, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
Call: 011 4100921
Another wonderful little shop, it is run by a mother and daughter. Their pieces are so stunning and real that you’ll be in a daze. They keep baalis made of silver, necklaces with meenakaari, and many more shin, glittery, dazzling jewellery.
Where: F-27, Ashok Vihar, Phase-1, Ashok Vihar, New Delhi
If you know anything about imitation and semi-precious jewellery, you will definitely have heard of Amrapali. It’s another one of our favourites. They specialize in gold-plated silver jewellery, and also have a fabulous collection by Manish Malhotra.
Where: No.39, First Floor, Khan Market, New Delhi
Founded by Kamal Kamra with the aim of making traditional jewellery affordable, Karigari has crossed that aim now successfully, and has also increased its variety in kadas, jhumkas, bangles, kamar bandhs, necklaces and more. Their designs are catchy and very affordable.
Where: UGF, D R Chambers, 12/56 D B Gupta Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi
The pieces of jewellery at Ogaan are made by highly skilled and famous designers – like Zarin, Eesha Zaveri, Dhora – and are not less than any work of art indeed. Here you will find in abundance traditional maang tikas, hairpins, earrings, bracelets, kadas, and much more.
Where: No.H-2, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi