Headed by Mr A V Jose, Jos Alukkas is one of the leading Jewellery groups in India. The group was founded in 1964.
They have expanded rapidly to several South Indian cities. They have an extensive range of jewellery and constantly introduce contemporary designs in both gold and diamond jewellery.
It was in 1869 when Cotha Krishniah Chetty started the jewellery house. He received royal patronage from the then Diwan of Mysore . Today the fourth and fifth generations of the family are taking the legacyforward. The C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons store has a great collection in diamond, gold, platinum and silver jewellery . Their experienced craftsmen are constantly innovating with new designs while continuing the legacy of working with traditional designs . De Beers, the world’s leading producer of finished diamonds ,launched its branded diamond range ‘Forevermark’, in India in association with C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons.
Stylish Etnic Wear Dresses ,Home furnishings Anokhi is from Jaipur in Rajasthan . They have been operating their retail stores for more than 40 years. Their stores are large and spacious and their products are neatly displayed and stacked. Indo western wear Skirts, tops, dresses ,capris and jackets would typically be called the Indo western dresses. Cotton fabrics with colourful block prints are used to make the dresses. Colourful floral motifs in white colour or light pastel colour dresses is a trademark from Anokhi . The wrap skirts and dresses in new designs are in dark colours with block prints.The cotton dresses are so comfortable that you would want to carry them everywhere.They are stylish , bright and provide great comfort.These dresses are not restricted to teenagers anymore. Moms of all ages can be seen in these stylish dresses. Indian ethnic dresses Salwar kameez, Anarkali kurtas ,churidar kurtas and short kurtis would make up the Indian ethnic wear collection. Soft and colourful, these dresses are ideal for summers. The collection is colour coded and displayed accordingly. You will find garments with same colour and prints displayed together. Stoles and scarves You will find beautiful stoles and scarves in Indigo blue, bright reds and other lovely colours with prints neatly stacked in huge brass bowl. Take you pick. Black is a definite favourite and can be paired with several outfits. Home Furnishings Are you looking for bed sheets, pillow covers and quilts? Anokhi stocks these beautiful soft home fabrics in soft colours with block prints. They also stock dining sets, toilet cases and some jewellery pieces. The prices are not cheap but the garments and furnishings are long lasting and are value for money. The average price would be Rs1000 – Rs2000/piece. The store ambience is quiet and unhurried. The customer can walk around the store undisturbed and make his or her selection.
Kanjivaram saris in Angadi silks Shopping in Bangalore for sarees should definitely include a visit to Angadi Silks in the Jaynagar Shopping Market . Seven generations of the family have been running this Bangalore store. Jaynagar is a popular shopping market in Bangalore . Angadi Silks is located in a broad avenue in Jayanagar. Parking is not a concern as compare to other shops in this market. Angadi Silks comes highly recommended for Kanjivaram sarees, Gadwal sarees and Benarsi sarees. They have their own manufacturing & designing unit. Hence, their sarees are very distinct . First of all as you enter this spacious shop , you will be greeted by very knowledgeable & friendly staff . The shop has several pictures and exhibits which trace the history behind the Angadi shop and the history of sarees and their origins as well. Kanjivaram Sarees The ground floor has a collection of Kanjivaram (pattu )sarees. The sarees are simple & yet sophisticated . The Kanjivaram silk sarees are available in plain dark colours with and without gold zari borders. There are sarees with self designs and in a variety of colour combinations . The peacock blue, the parrot green ,the mango yellow , the lotus pink and the crimson red are some popular colours in the Kanjivaram saris in Angadi Silks . Some saris have checks, vertical or horizontal lines as designs . Some have distinct floral patterns . Explore and make your choice . Angadi Silks brings out new collections every month almost. That is what makes the collection so interesting . Simple sarees to special Angadi designed sarees in a price range between Rs 5000 to Rs 50000 a piece are on offer . Other Varieties of Sarees The 2nd floor has Benarsi silk sarees, vulculum, tanchoi, jamdani, jacquard , and benares georgette sarees. Gadwal sarees form Andhra Pradesh in cotton, silk and cotton mix, Ikkat, Pochampally, Patola, Gadchola sarees are all available on the 2nd floor. While the saree fabrics are sourced form various States, the designs are indigenous. Finally, the 3rd floor has more varieties of causal wear sarees. As a result this is one of the best shops for traditional sarees in Bangalore.
Deepam Silks Jayanagar is a very popular Bangalore shop for sarees . They are an old and trusted name with 4 decades of experience and have two showrooms in Bangalore –one in Jaynagar and one in MG Road . These are two of the well known Bangalore shopping markets Deepam Silks in Jayanagar is located in 3 floors. The ground floor has crepe silks with real zari borders and gold mixed with copper zari borders . They are in a price range starting between Rs 3000 to Rs 15000/piece . You can also find kora cotton and chanderi sarees on the ground floor . The 1st floor has casual wear salwar suits & some unstitched fabrics.It has become the norm to store salwar kameez in many shops, as many youngsters prefer that dress. The 3rd floor has a great collection of Upada & Kanjivaram silk sarees in real zari and in silver or copper mixed zari. This gives the customer the choice of buying a traditional saree at an affordable price. The range is from Rs 12000/ to Rs 45000/piece. They also stock a few lehengas pieces .Again, the lehegas are fashionable wedding wear for brides these days