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Embarking on the Start-up journey - Part 2

Will start of the next set of post in this series with a timeline to give you a sense of being on this journey with me :) Follow me as I take my first steps bringing this dream to life. Read on as I figure out the way things work and the realities strike me. A dossier of all the things I did from February 2016 till August 2016 where things have started to take a definite shape after months of work. Read on to get started on the ride.....

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Embarking on the Start-up journey

One morning (16th August) my husband Ayan suggested I document my start-up journey. Something like a real time version of what goes on when one decides to launch a business of their own. The work that goes in (sometimes the lack of it too ;)), the emotions we go through, the challenges we face and the little triumphs that keep us going. So this blog diary is going to be a peek into what my days look like while I work on getting my jewellery start-up, www.Aliame.com off the ground, and then as I slowly nurture it into a growing business. The site is live and kicking (yippee! we are ready to take orders!) The reason behind this is the...

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Is Silver Jewellery worth it?!

Wow, that’s a loaded question. That’s why, as you may understand it’s really tough to answer but I am going to give it a shot. Here goes… Silver is a precious metal which does not burn a hole in your pocket. You do get the value of silver albeit it’s not as much and that’s why not a driving factor so I won’t dwell on it. Since silver is relatively inexpensive, up and coming designers can afford it, they put their heart and soul into the designs which are exquisite yet affordable. You don’t have to pay a bomb as premium to buy some unique and extraordinary stuff from them. Silver jewellery is where all the experimentation happens, it offers...

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Our Jewellery Design Inspirations

As a designer one is always told to draw inspirations from everything around them. So for my collections I was mesmerised by magnificence of Nature to depth of Science, from the grace of Dance to the simplicity of Geometry, from the mystic of a country like Japan to the art of Story telling and from the beauty of the Moon to the intrigue of Astronomy. Each of my designs were carefully conceptualized and that's why they all have stories behind them. The inspirations are not just unique and different but are close to the concept instead of being very distant translations. I want my designs to resonate with the concepts as closely as possible. Also when one wants to buy silver jewellery...

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