Sister special, iron appeal

Metal magic

  • Published 28.07.06

What: Exhibition of Diagold’s Raksha Bandhan collection.

Where: Diagold showroom at 4, Lee Road.

When: Till August 4.

Take a look: On display is a dazzling diamond collection from Mumbai boasting a wide range of sterling pendant sets, earrings, bracelets and chokers. These are set in gold and white gold, studded with diamonds and coloured stones, both precious and semi-precious. Diamonds apart, rubies, aquamarines, peridots, amethysts and pink tourmalines are used in the collection.

Cappuccino, champagne, cognac brown to peachy pink, emerald green, golden topaz and aqua-blue? The USP of the festive offering? Colours.

Designed keeping in mind the latest trends, the pieces are an amalgamation of classic and contemporary, a unique blend of Indian and Western designs. This “versatile collection” aims to cater not only to the “versatile young working girl but also to a woman who loves to look traditional, but with a difference”.

Pocket pinch: Prices begin from Rs 10,000.

Voiceover: “Sisters deserve something special and unique on Rakhi, so we wanted to offer a collection that was innovative and designed keeping in mind today’s modern, smart and elegant woman,” said Varda Goenka, proprietor of Diagold.


Metal magic

What: Launch of a new Irony store.

Where: 6, Sarat Chatterjee Lane, Lake Town.

When: Thursday.

Take a look: The 700 sq ft showroom off Jessore Road is the sixth from the Irony stable. Actor Soumitra Chatterjee was present at the unveiling.

Done up in pale yellow and lemon and peppered with touches of blue, the showroom exudes a certain warmth. On offer is a wide variety of household and restaurant furniture. The designs are a blend of conventional and contemporary sensibilities.

Choose from dining sets, cabinets, bed sets and seaters. In some, iron has been blended with upholstery and wood for an eye-catching effect.

The product line also includes an array of office chairs, accessories and artefacts. Choose from pretty wall hangs with Rajasthani and tribal themes.

Special packages include Kanyadaan, Mini-Apartment and Bedroom. Apart from such package deals, Irony also offers interior consultancy.

Pocket pinch: While dining sets start at Rs 6,950, the beds are priced at Rs 4,950. A sofa set including centre table reads Rs 10,450-plus. The knick-knacks start from Rs 30.

Voiceover: “Our durability and versatility have made our products suitable for commercial use. A large number of residential properties are coming up in this part of the city and we saw the need to cater to the latent demand for new-age furniture in this area,” said Indrajit Dey, managing director, Irony.