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Pearls are a girl’s new best friend! They are meant to be inherited and passed on from one generation to the other. Nothing makes a mother or a grandmother happier than to see her own little girl wear her precious pearls. Pearls are organic and that makes them very delicate and sensitive. They need to be taken care of. Here are a few ideas on how you can make your pearls last many lifetimes. Wear your pearls often. Pearls need to breathe in air. The body oils help pearls retain their lustre. So take out your pearls from that box...

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Very few can turn a disturbance or an irritant into a spectacular object of desire. More often than not, we succumb to the disturbance. Negativity comes flooding in, filling our lives, erasing all that is good and joyous. The birth of a pearl is miraculous. It is an exemplary event where an oyster converts a disturbance or an irritant into an exotic, beautiful pearl. Most gemstones and even diamonds need to be cut and polished to bring out their true beauty. A pearl is born with all its glory! Photo Credit: Google Photos Pearls are a creation of live oysters...

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With the mercury constantly rising, the Fallaknumaa team decided to take a vacation in the hills. With the intense heat in Delhi, it seemed like the perfect thing to do. Our destination was not to be a fashionable tourist spot in particular. Our plan was to just drive around the hills, taking in the mystic beauty of it all, and draw inspiration from the abundant beauty that makes our country so great. We drove through the little roads and hidden paths of the hills, traversing close to 1500 kms in less than a week. And what we brought back were...

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At Fallaknumaa, we aspire to bring handcrafted luxury to your doorstep. We take great pride in the work of artisans and their stories. We are constantly on the look-out for experiences that connect us to our culture and heritage, the very soul of magnificent India. On one such hunt for a heartwarming story, I chanced to meet Dilbasia, a Godna artist from Chattisgarh. It was a hot and humid afternoon in June. While the world was hiding in their homes from the intense heat, this lady was relentlessly working on her piece of art, transforming a 9 yard plain cotton...

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Coco Chanel, the quintessential French fashion icon, famous for her timeless designs said “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.” Photo Credit: Google Images History has it, these timeless water gems have been sought after by the royalty world over for their ultimate elegance and sophistication. They have been always considered fit for the kings, queens, nizaams, begums, and aristocrats. In Greek mythology, pearls are proclaimed to be tears of joy shed by the goddess Aphrodite. Ancient Egyptians associated pearls with the goddess of healing and life, Isis. Pearls are an exemplary example of nature’s way of creating something spectacular...

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