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Jugal Kishore

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. 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….
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Azurina in Alwarpet

It is a fairly large store as compared to the several small stores adjacent to it . If you are in this part of town wondering where to shop for causal summer dresses, step into Azurina . Colourful pants in pink & peach and stylish cotton cropped pants in checks and stripes are on display. The fabric is so soft that you would wish to buy more than one of these. They are in the Rs 1500 to Rs 2000/piece price range . They stock tops and tunics in pastel colours that all look very stylish . They also stock casual & baggy tops . Just the sort of dresses that will be ideal for a beach holiday . As you go further inside the shop, which leads to a small ante room , there are frocks for kids on display. Pretty pinks and bright red coloured dresses for girls are all beautifully finished with ribbons and bows. They are essentially simple and comfortable dresses. While the kids dresses are on one side , they stock night dresses for women on the other side. In the main section of the store ,they stock home & dining accessories as well . While the collection is not huge ,it is certainly worth a buy . Look out for cocktail napkins, coordinated table mats, runners and other dining accessories. Cheese plates, oversized cutting boards and salad bowls in wood are also available here. Wreaths with dried flowers and some similar dried flower arrangements make up for some additional home accessory items . They have some small rugs on display as well. This is a good shop for casual wear apparels and gifting items. Azurina was started by Dipu Krishnamurthi. The Bay of Bengal waters (Azure) and the Casuarina trees are the inspiration for the name. It was started in 2010.
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Srushti The Handicrafts Emporium

Srushti-The Handicrafts Emporium,Chennai The The Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Artisans Welfare Association was formed by several craftsmen. This Association is instrumental in establishing Srushti-The Handicrafts Emporium ,Chennai.It is a noteworthy accomplishment . Srushti is in the main road in Nandanam. In fact,some of the huge statues in brass, bronze and wood can be seen displayed outside the shop as you drive past. Brass handicraft Srushti-The Handicrafts Emporium ,Chennai, is engaged in exporting and supplying brass and bronze handicraft and handicrafts made of semi-precious stones. It was established in the year 2000. Brass lamps, plates and bowls are very typical handicraft pieces in Chennai.Take the lamps for instance .They are typically oil lamps that work with oil and a wick. The simple lamps are made interesting by making it a hanging lamp.As a result, they are aesthetically wonderful.Furthermore, there are lamps that are perched on an elephant head or a peacock. Hence, they look innovative and decorative . Lamps can be just 3″ to 4″ or 3′ to 6′ in height. Each lamp is shaped differently. Lighting a lamp in individual homes is considered auspicious. On festival days oil lamps are customary . There are brass candle stands that are also available in this shop. Tanjore Paintings There is an impressive collection of Tanjore paintings in Srushti. Tanjore paintings are done with gold leaf and semi precious stones. The gold leaf and the stones are pasted on the painting Typically ,gods and goddesses are the subject matter of the painting. The Tanjore paintings come in different sizes. Some are 6′ in height. Bronze handicraft The inner room has a good collection of bronze figurines. The sculptures of lord Ganesha playing the various musical instruments and female deities with dance postures are some of the rare and interesting pieces. In addition ,they also have 6’ and 7’ wood panels that are intricately carved with mythological figures. These wood panels can be used in the verandah & inside homes as well. Srushti-The Handicrafts Emporium ,Chennai is one of the best shops for brass and wooden handicrafts in Chennai.
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Chennai Shopping Guide -Alwarpet

Alwarpet  was a quiet residential neighborhood in central Chennai until a few years ago. There were hardly any shops apart from grocery stores and chemists. Not so any more. Today, it is an upscale residential neighbourhood and has the best jewellery shops  and apparel shops. All the shops can be found on either side of C.P Ramswamy Iyer road.

Best Jewellery shops in, Chennai

Shopping for jewellery in Chennai? Kirtilal Jewelers, Mehta Jewellery and Jugal Kishore are some of the highly regarded jewellery stores in this road.Kirtilal and Mehta stores stock gold & diamond jewellery.

Jugal Kishore is popular for beads, silver jewellery & Imitation Jewellery.

Best Shops for Salwar Suits in Chennai

The boutique shops in Alwarpet have an interesting and eclectic range of salwar suits and Indo western wear. Brass Tacks, Samasta, Avarna, Amaara & Azurina are some of them.

Sarees in Alwarpet

Samasat & Shilpi are popular shops for sarees. You can buy Chanderi silk & tussar sarees.

Chamiers

Chamiers shopping complex close to Alwarpet has Anokhi and chambers  gift shop & cafe. Anokhi is a retail chain for comfortable Indo western dresses, jackets & salwar suits in cotton. They also stock soft furnishings and dining accessories such as table mats and dining table covers.

The Chamiers gift shop has attractive jewellery sets,  painted wooden dining sets and home decor pieces as well. The chambers cafe is a popular restaurant here.

Parking is available on the main road. See which are the best shops in this Chennai Market  and Chamiers Road with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai.

As you go along the road towards Mount Road, there are several other shops for apparel, jewellery & handicrafts.

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“I can’t explain why a bride buys her wedding dress, whereas a groom rents his tux.” – Lou Holtz

 

Days Closed :- Sunday

Timing :- 10 am to 8 pm.

Bus/Metro :- Chamiers Road Bus Stop.

 

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