Bigger the rings, bolder the statement

Do you have a statement piece of jewellery that is your go to when everything else fails? We admit to being a little obsessed with statement pieces, especially statement rings.

A statement cocktail ring is the perfect thing to mark your personal style with. If your style is more casual and relaxed, that statement ring can really pull together your outfit. And if you’re on trend, we can bet you already have a bunch of statement rings to mix and match!

We rarely ever encounter a piece of jewellery that doesn’t make our heart skip a beat, but cocktail rings are just the easiest thing to throw on and look dressy. No fuss fashion is what we love!

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So go get that gorgeous ring and make it a staple in your wardrobe! And if you need a little help, just drop by http://www.ahilyajewels.com/pure-silver-jewellery/silver-ring-designs!

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Shakti: the female divine force

The concept of Mother goddess consists of a variety of feminine deities and maternal symbols of creativity, birth and fertility .
Throughout time, many cultures and civilisations have worshiped the image of a mother goddess.
The Paleolithic period is humanity’s longest recorded time on Earth. Archaeological excavations have uncovered figures of what they believe are representations of the mother goddess and fertility. The most famous figure is that of Venus of Willendorf, which is believed to have been carved around 24,000—22,000 BCE.

 

The Nagada culture of ancient Egypt had some of the earliest paintings of a female deity standing between two lionesses. The lioness, as well as other animals, were representative of a good mother.

 

In ancient Greek mythology Gaia is referred to as “Mother Goddess” or “Great Goddess”. She was the primordial Earth goddess and considered the great mother of all.

 

In Roman mythology, Terra Mater is the equivalent of the Greek Gaia. Ceres, goddess of grain, agriculture and fertility became the equivalent of the Greek goddess Demeter.

 

Tacitus documented rites amongst the Germanic tribes who worshiped their goddess Nerthus, whom he calls Terra Mater, Mother Earth. The eight tribes who worshiped Nerthus would take her statue throughout the countryside upon a wheeled vehicle for all to see and honor her.

 

Shakti is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe in Hinduism.

 

Shakti is the divine feminine power, sometimes referred to as “The Great Divine Mother” in Hinduism. As a mother, she is known as “Adi Shakti” or “Adi Parashakti”. On the earthly plane, Shakti most actively manifests through female embodiment and creativity/fertility, though it is also present in males in its potential, unmanifest form. Hindus believe that Shakti is both responsible for creation and the agent of all change. Shakti is cosmic existence as well as liberation, its most significant form being the Kundalini Shakti, a mysterious psychospiritual force.

 

As a vital cosmic force, Shakti takes many forms and names, including mother goddess, fierce warrior, and the dark goddess of destruction.

 

SHIVA symbolises consciousness, the masculine principle.
SHAKTI symbolises the feminine principle, the activating power and energy.
Whenever a power becomes active, and wherever energy exists, Shakti is working. Other terms for these primal principles are PURUSHA and PRAKRITI; Purusha is consciousness and Prakriti is nature.

 

Here are the Indian Goddesses who represent Shakti:

 

Goddess Kali: Kali is the fierce representation of Shakti. She is also known as the destroyer or the one who liberates the soul and provides moksha. She is an incarnation of Parvati/Durga.

 

Goddess Saraswati: Saraswati is the goddess of wisdom, music, and learning. She is also known as Sharada.
Goddess Lakshmi: Lakshmi is the well-known goddess of wealth, abundance, and fertility. Lakshmi does not only represent materialistic wealth but also glory, joy, and honor.

 

Goddess Parvathi: Parvati is one of the goddesses among the Tridevi. She is also known as Gauri. It is through constant penance and devotion she was able to attain the full power of Shakti and become one of the most revered goddesses and also the rightful wife of Shiva. Parvati is the caring and motherly representation of Shakti.

 

Goddess Durga: Durga is perhaps one of the most well-known manifestations of Shakti. She is one of the principal deities worshiped in Dashain/Navaratri, one of the most important festivals of Hindu devotees. It is also the celebration of the death of Mahisasur, one of the most powerful demon gods. Mahisasur with his power of devotion was successful enough to get the boon of only being killed by a woman.

 

Here are some of our designs that are inspired by Indian goddesses:
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This is truly a stunning necklace with five beautifully rendered hand painting plaques, depicting various deities strung together in a black thread, separated by silver balls. Reversible necklace since the reverse of each plaques has an embossed floral motif mounted in Sterling Silver.
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Make a statement wearing this necklace !!!! Designed around a central motif of the Goddess Lakshmi surrounded by elephants and seated on a stylised lotus. The pendant has beautiful ruby coloured stones embedded. The strings have beautiful carved foliate plaques.
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This Lakshmi necklace has ruby red Spinnel stones and pearls that give you an elegant look!! Surrounded with beautiful Shell like motifs , it has intricate lakshmi with nagas on the side panels.
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Designed as Goddess Durga on a woven basket like base emanating like sun rays, Mounted with pure 24 Karat Gold Plating on pure 92.5 Sterling Silver with an adjustable shank.
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This necklace has an incredible mahalakshmi motif in nakashi work. Deep Ruby coloured spinel stones fringing the pendant as well as providing the arms of the necklace each painstakingly laid in a gold plated cabochon setting.
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This gorgeous pendant has Goddess Lakshmi seated on the Lotus with her hands in a blessings position. The pendant has 6 ruby coloured stone cabochons and a fringe of ghungroos on the base. We have a lovely combination of ruby coloured stone, pearl and gold plated beads alternating in the necklace, giving it a very graceful and refined look.
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Add statement to your outfit with this beautiful Mahalakshmi Hasli. This statement pendant has beautiful ruby & green coloured stones. It also has stylised motifs of peacocks and Ganesha with lakshmi seated on the lotus , in the centre.
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Designed around a Durga face in a stylized floral circular motif with ghungroos at the base. Can be worn with a silver chain or a black cord (both of which are separately available on this website), mounted in Sterling Silver.

All of these designs are truly inspired by the Indian Goddess.

For more details about Shivaay Collection please visit www.ahilyajewels.com

Ardhanarishvara – the dual nature of cosmos!!

Ardhanarishvara is an androgynous deity composed of Shiva and his consort Shakti, representing the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies. According to many scriptures, everything in this Universe originates from Ardhanarishvara and goes back into Ardhanarishvara after completion of its lifetime. This view is supported by a lot of arguments.
The Samkhya texts state that there are two distinct fundamental eternal entities: the Purusha and the Prakriti.  Purusha and Prakriti cannot exist independent of each other. They must exist together and in harmony in order to create.

The Devi Bhagwat Purana says that Purusha (Shiva, in material form) worshipped and meditated on Adishakti for thousands of years, using the beej mantra “Kleem”.She then incarnated in front of him in the form of Sidhidatri, from the left half of Lord Shiva.

The earliest Ardhanarishvara images are dated to the Kushan period, starting from the first century. The Puranas and various iconographic treatises write about the mythology and iconography of Ardhanarishvara. While Ardhanarishvara remains a popular iconographic form found in most Shiva temples throughout India, very few temples are dedicated to this deity.
Yet another beautiful aspect of the Ardhanarishvara icon is that both the male and the female are treated as equals, each one wielding equal and limitless powers, each one working for the benefit of the universe.

Ardhnarishvara personifies the dissolution of sectarian strains and the adoption of a more holistic, all embracing worldview. Ardhanarishvara signifies “totality that lies beyond duality”, that God is beyond the classification of male and female. It unifies all the dichotomies of Universe. It represents two conflicting ways of life which are needed for life to be created. Therefore, none can exist without the other.

Across cultures, hermaphrodite figures like Ardhanarishvara have traditionally been associated with fertility and abundant growth. In this form, Shiva in His eternal embrace with Prakriti represents the eternal reproductive power of Nature, whom He regenerates after she loses her fertility.
It also answers the question as to why a wife must always sit at the left hand side of her husband. The wife traditionally sits to the left of the husband and is often called vamangi or the left-sided one. The left side is the location of the heart and is associated with feminine characteristics like intuition and creativity, while the right is associated with the brain and masculine traits – logic, valor and systematic thought.

Today, society and even women have misunderstood feminine nature as weakness. Consciously nurturing and celebrating the feminine in a society is very essential. This needs to happen right from school. If we don’t see how to make both the masculine and feminine find equal roles to play in our life structure, we will live very incomplete, lopsided lives.

The Rig Veda and subsequent body of Indic thought talk a lot of the unity of male and female elements, often as aspects of the One. The Rig Veda explicitly proclaims: “What you describe …as male, is in reality also the female”.
The most interesting fact about the study of the Prakriti-Purusha symbolism of dualities existing with each other in order to create perfect harmony; is the actual medical indication of the same in all our bodies. All men and women have cross elements of the opposite sex in them. The hormone, Testosterone, which is a predominantly male hormone, is also found in moderate quantities in women. Conversely, the female hormone, Estrogen, is also present in men. This in itself is the evidence that a little of both sexes are present in all of us.

So we have the emergence of the Metrosexual Man – a man who is not afraid to embrace his feminine side . And a similar rise in the Assertive Women, who are proud  to show their masculine side.

And so we have a collection of Designs that would appeal to both men and women. Have a look at some of these Unisex designs:
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Special edition Trishul Kada made in pure 92.5 sterling silver. This unisex kada has intricate work with a pair of black oynx in a bezel setting, situated inside a dumroo, leading into a Trishul. This is a unisex kada and can be worn by both men and women. !!!!Om Namah Shivaay !!!!
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Designed as an openable locket , with the cover done in exquisite Baroque designs with a green onyx cabochon. This is a unisex ring . Can be worn by both men and women. Comes with an adjustable shank , so it can fit any finger size.
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A unique bangle with tribal engraving flanked by 3 ruby coloured stones. This is a lovely and light piece and is truly one-of-a-kind! This is a unisex bangle and can be worn by both men and women.
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An incredible design based on Baroque style, with red coral on and carvings on three sides .With an adjustable shank.
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This simple yet unique choker consists of 5 Trishuls on a black cord , emanating like the rays of the sun !!!! The Trishul , is always in the hands of Lord Shiva and connotes the three powers of knowledge , desire and implementation. This choker can be worn by both men and women !!! OM NAMAH SHIVAAY!!!
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Designed with two fierce lions in a face off – mouths open , their mane , each hair intricately carved and the entire body in painstaking hand carvings of foliage, this one is a unisex Kada. Can be worn by both the men and women.
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An Elegant ring with intricately handcrafted tribal motifs with an adjustable shank to fit any finger size, in Sterling Silver.
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This Mandala shape inspired bracelet consists of three rows of minimal round silver beads threaded together, with a thick cord fastening. Can also be worn as an armband. Can be worn by both men and women.
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Silver kada with elephant head terminals and an intricate floral design on the body in Sterling Silver. Can be worn by both men and women.
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Beautifully designed around a Trishul and Damroo with a rudraksha suspended – these will surely capture attention !!! Har Har Mahadev !!!Om Namah Shivaay !!!!
Our jewellery is inspired by Ardhanarishvara. This jewellery can be worn by both men & women.
Check more designs only at www.ahilyajewels.com

Kundalini – Chakras & The Channels of Energy

In Sanskrit, Kundal means a coil, and so kundalini has been described as ‘that which is coiled’. Kundalini literally means coiled serpent. In yoga, the symbolic serpent is a source of energy – an unconscious, instinctive or libidinal force called Shakti -, which lies coiled up at the base of our spine and when you release it through practice, then it leads towards enlightenment. Kundalini awakening is a process of deep meditation and enlightenment. Our body has 7 energy points – on top of the head is Shiva and on the bottom of the spine is shakti and there are 5 more energy points in between making them 7 points of energy. Our body is a container of Kundalini Shakti. We can chant a Mantra linked to each chakra until the kundalini arises, we can even use visualization by seeing a mental image of it but according to Vedanta mantras travel at the speed of sound which is less than light speed , and therefore channelling emotions are the fastest way for awakening Kundalini Shakti. So we can use either or a combination of Mantra, visualization and emotions in our Kundalini Meditation.

The very basics of the science, state that a human has seven major levels of existence, each corresponding to a station within his own body, like vortices or energy fields of that particular realm of existence,
so, we have
1) Muladhara, the base chakra below the spinal cord, where kundalini sleeps. The Mūlādhāra Chakra is the seat of the unconscious. When a snake is sleeping, therefore in an unconscious state, it appears to be peaceful and harmless, but in a wakeful state it can be extremely menacing and dangerous. When the Mūlādhāra Chakra becomes active , qualities that we had not suspected were within us, such as destructive rage, all-consuming passion, excessive desires or deep-seated anger, can surface and astound us. Or, on the other hand, we can also experience wonderful feelings of freedom, joy, harmony and closeness to God.
2) Svadhisthan, the second chakra at the root of the progenitive organ, which, appropriately, stands for the procreative need of the individual or race. The Svadhishthana Chakra is situated at the lower end of the Sacrum. Its Mantra is VAM.
 
The Svadhishthana Chakra marks the second level of our development. The evolution of consciousness towards pure, human consciousness begins in the Svadhishthana Chakra. It is the seat of the subconscious mind where all life experiences and impressions since the beginning of our existence in the womb are stored. The Muladhara Chakra is the storehouse of our Karmas, however these are activated in Svadhishthana Chakra.
3) Manipura, the third chakra, at the navel, symbolising the ‘power’ need, a sort of umbilical cord of the individual to his higher potential.
4) Hridaya, the fourth, at the heart, denoting the emotive need. According to Tantric tradition, Anahata chakra, the heart chakra, is just a level or dimension of our being and of the entire manifestation. The Spiritual Heart is more than this. Hridaya: The Spiritual Heart is not just a spark of God; the Spiritual Heart is God.
5) Vishudhha, the fifth at the throat, denoting eloquence. The Throat chakra is the fifth chakra. Located at the center of the neck at the level of the throat, it is the passage of the energy between the lower parts of the body and the head. The function of the Throat chakra is driven by the principle of expression and communication.
6) Ajna, the sixth, at the forehead, also the third eye, or gyan chakshu, denoting intuition, again, appropriately, the sixth sense. The two physical eyes see the past and the present, while the third eye reveals the insight of the future. The third eye means another dimension of perception has opened up , so that you can see beyond the obvious physical.
 
7) Sahasra, the seventh, over the roof of the head, meaning literally, the thousand petalled, or, symbolically, where the individual becomes, anant, endless, or the universe itself.

We have a great collection which is inspired by Kundalini:

LOTUS SEVEN CHAKRA PENDANT

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Our body has 7 major chakra centers where vital energy flows and intersects. 7 Chakra pendants with real gemstones embedded in it corresponds to the Chakras in the human body. These real gemstone pendants help to center, clear, balance and vitalize for our optimal well-being. The 7 chakra stones pendant helps in the stimulation of centric powers of the human body. We use different gemstones to manufacture chakra pendants. Each stone represents one of the seven chakras.    In this Lotus pendant we have Amethyst, Iolite, Blue Topaz , Peridot, Citrine, Carnelian and Red Garnet. These semi-precious stone stimulate chakras to transmit and receive physical, emotional, and spiritual energy. These stones also help release negative energy and channelize them effectively.
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Our body has 7 major chakra centers where vital energy flows and intersects. 7 Chakra pendants with real gemstones embedded in it corresponds to the Chakras in the human body. These real gemstone pendants help to center, clear, balance and vitalize for our optimal well-being. The 7 chakra stones pendant helps in the stimulation of centric powers of the human body. We use different gemstones to manufacture chakra pendants. Each stone represents one of the seven chakras. At Ahilya Jewels, we have used Amethyst, Iolite, Blue Topaz , Peridot, Citrine, Carnelian and Red Garnet. These semi-precious stone stimulate chakras to transmit and receive physical, emotional, and spiritual energy. These stones also help release negative energy and channelize them effectively.
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Beautifully designed as a coiled snake or naga , vertically wrapping itself around the finger. Extremely elegant . The snake also signifies the Kundalini rising. . Shiva is often pictured in yogic posture. As an all accomplished yogi, the fully awakened “”serpent power”” is typically represented by the snake around his neck.It represents the ego , that , once mastered ,  can be worn as an ornament .Om Namah Shivaay !!!!
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Styled around a naga , we designed it very aesthetically so that the coils look elegant . With the scales showing very clearly across the kada. This is a unisex kada and can be worn by both men and women.
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Snakes and particularly the cobra are widely worshipped in India. This beautiful piece ends with two stylised snake head terminals mounted in sterling silver.
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Designed as a coiled naga snake, this earring looks extremely classy and minimalist.
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This spectacular Handcrafted Lord Shiva Hasli, features immaculate detailing of hooded cobras and floral motifs. Enrich your collection and showcase your devotion with this exclusive piece. Om Namah Shivaay !!!!

All of these adornments have a spiritual significance and our designs are truly inspired by these adornments.

For more details about Shivaay Collection please visit www.ahilyajewels.com

Kundalini – Chakras & The Channels of Energy

In Sanskrit, Kundal means a coil, and so kundalini has been described as ‘that which is coiled’. Kundalini literally means coiled serpent. In yoga, the symbolic serpent is a source of energy – an unconscious, instinctive or libidinal force called Shakti -, which lies coiled up at the base of our spine and when you release it through practice, then it leads towards enlightenment. Kundalini awakening is a process of deep meditation and enlightenment. Our body has 7 energy points – on top of the head is Shiva and on the bottom of the spine is shakti and there are 5 more energy points in between making them 7 points of energy. Our body is a container of Kundalini Shakti. We can chant a Mantra linked to each chakra until the kundalini arises, we can even use visualization by seeing a mental image of it but according to Vedanta mantras travel at the speed of sound which is less than light speed , and therefore channelling emotions are the fastest way for awakening Kundalini Shakti. So we can use either or a combination of Mantra, visualization and emotions in our Kundalini Meditation.

The very basics of the science, state that a human has seven major levels of existence, each corresponding to a station within his own body, like vortices or energy fields of that particular realm of existence,
so, we have
1) Muladhara, the base chakra below the spinal cord, where kundalini sleeps. The Mūlādhāra Chakra is the seat of the unconscious. When a snake is sleeping, therefore in an unconscious state, it appears to be peaceful and harmless, but in a wakeful state it can be extremely menacing and dangerous. When the Mūlādhāra Chakra becomes active , qualities that we had not suspected were within us, such as destructive rage, all-consuming passion, excessive desires or deep-seated anger, can surface and astound us. Or, on the other hand, we can also experience wonderful feelings of freedom, joy, harmony and closeness to God.
2) Svadhisthan, the second chakra at the root of the progenitive organ, which, appropriately, stands for the procreative need of the individual or race. The Svadhishthana Chakra is situated at the lower end of the Sacrum. Its Mantra is VAM.
 
The Svadhishthana Chakra marks the second level of our development. The evolution of consciousness towards pure, human consciousness begins in the Svadhishthana Chakra. It is the seat of the subconscious mind where all life experiences and impressions since the beginning of our existence in the womb are stored. The Muladhara Chakra is the storehouse of our Karmas, however these are activated in Svadhishthana Chakra.
3) Manipura, the third chakra, at the navel, symbolising the ‘power’ need, a sort of umbilical cord of the individual to his higher potential.
4) Hridaya, the fourth, at the heart, denoting the emotive need. According to Tantric tradition, Anahata chakra, the heart chakra, is just a level or dimension of our being and of the entire manifestation. The Spiritual Heart is more than this. Hridaya: The Spiritual Heart is not just a spark of God; the Spiritual Heart is God.
5) Vishudhha, the fifth at the throat, denoting eloquence. The Throat chakra is the fifth chakra. Located at the center of the neck at the level of the throat, it is the passage of the energy between the lower parts of the body and the head. The function of the Throat chakra is driven by the principle of expression and communication.
6) Ajna, the sixth, at the forehead, also the third eye, or gyan chakshu, denoting intuition, again, appropriately, the sixth sense. The two physical eyes see the past and the present, while the third eye reveals the insight of the future. The third eye means another dimension of perception has opened up , so that you can see beyond the obvious physical.
 
7) Sahasra, the seventh, over the roof of the head, meaning literally, the thousand petalled, or, symbolically, where the individual becomes, anant, endless, or the universe itself.

We have a great collection which is inspired by Kundalini:

LOTUS SEVEN CHAKRA PENDANT

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Our body has 7 major chakra centers where vital energy flows and intersects. 7 Chakra pendants with real gemstones embedded in it corresponds to the Chakras in the human body. These real gemstone pendants help to center, clear, balance and vitalize for our optimal well-being. The 7 chakra stones pendant helps in the stimulation of centric powers of the human body. We use different gemstones to manufacture chakra pendants. Each stone represents one of the seven chakras.    In this Lotus pendant we have Amethyst, Iolite, Blue Topaz , Peridot, Citrine, Carnelian and Red Garnet. These semi-precious stone stimulate chakras to transmit and receive physical, emotional, and spiritual energy. These stones also help release negative energy and channelize them effectively.
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Our body has 7 major chakra centers where vital energy flows and intersects. 7 Chakra pendants with real gemstones embedded in it corresponds to the Chakras in the human body. These real gemstone pendants help to center, clear, balance and vitalize for our optimal well-being. The 7 chakra stones pendant helps in the stimulation of centric powers of the human body. We use different gemstones to manufacture chakra pendants. Each stone represents one of the seven chakras. At Ahilya Jewels, we have used Amethyst, Iolite, Blue Topaz , Peridot, Citrine, Carnelian and Red Garnet. These semi-precious stone stimulate chakras to transmit and receive physical, emotional, and spiritual energy. These stones also help release negative energy and channelize them effectively.
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Beautifully designed as a coiled snake or naga , vertically wrapping itself around the finger. Extremely elegant . The snake also signifies the Kundalini rising. . Shiva is often pictured in yogic posture. As an all accomplished yogi, the fully awakened “”serpent power”” is typically represented by the snake around his neck.It represents the ego , that , once mastered ,  can be worn as an ornament .Om Namah Shivaay !!!!
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Styled around a naga , we designed it very aesthetically so that the coils look elegant . With the scales showing very clearly across the kada. This is a unisex kada and can be worn by both men and women.
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Snakes and particularly the cobra are widely worshipped in India. This beautiful piece ends with two stylised snake head terminals mounted in sterling silver.
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Designed as a coiled naga snake, this earring looks extremely classy and minimalist.
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This spectacular Handcrafted Lord Shiva Hasli, features immaculate detailing of hooded cobras and floral motifs. Enrich your collection and showcase your devotion with this exclusive piece. Om Namah Shivaay !!!!

All of these adornments have a spiritual significance and our designs are truly inspired by these adornments.

For more details about Shivaay Collection please visit www.ahilyajewels.com

Trishul – The symbol of ida, pingala and sushumna

 

Trishul has great significance in the Hindu Religion, it is in the hands of almost all the deities but the significance is even more when it is held by Lord Shiva. Now why Trishul has been given so much of significance in our culture does have a very deep meaning which is beyond the apparent.
The origin of the trishul-astra is described in the Vishnu Purana. Created by Surya the Sun God, it is said to have been carved out of matter from the Sun.
When Suryadev married Samjna, the daughter of Vishwakarma, his wife soon became unhappy with married life due to the unbearable heat of her husband Surya. She complained to Vishwakarma, who agreed to solve the problem.
The transcendental architect Vishwakarma devised a means to have excess energy apportioned off of Surya. Surya’s heat was ground off on a grinding machine; the solar matter fell to the earth, reducing his heat by 1/8th. That material was then fashioned into the deadly trishul-astra.
Lord Shiva’s trishul-astra, or trident, has come to be associated with numerous triad attributes. Held in Shiva’s right hand, it represents the three shaktis : iccha (will), jnana (knowledge), and kriya (action). Jnana shakti is the component of knowing, it is the concept of omniscience. Within it is contained knowledge, wisdom and experience. Ichha shakti is will. Jnana or wisdom without will has no meaning, no substance. Kriya shakti is the process of experimentation, the process of action, awareness of the reaction, then again action..
Trishul’s points also symbolize three aspects of Shiva: paramashiva, parashakti and parabindu.
Paramaśiva is nothing but pure “Awareness-Light” . Adi Parashakti means “The Eternally Limitless Power” & Para Bindu or Maha Bindu contains the unified Shiva and Shakti. It is also called Para Brahman or Param Atma. The term Bindu is often used when one talks about all of creation flowing forth from it.
Shiva is known as the Lord of Omkara (Omkareshvara), thus in transcendental sound, the three points of trishul-astra are associated with the three syllables of Omkara: A (akara), U (ukara) and M (makara).But, what makes the trident such a special symbol of God, and what message does it convey?What makes the trident such a potent symbol are its three prongs. In Shaivite theology, Shiva holding the trishula symbolizes that the entire triadic universe is held together by the Lord.

In Shaivite theology and metaphysics, therefore, the Trishula is the perfect symbol of the manifest universe, just as the Wielder of the trishula is the perfect representation of Divinity.

We have many pieces are that are inspired by Lord Shiva’s Trishul

TRISHUL KADA

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Special edition Trishul Kada made in pure 92.5 sterling silver. This unisex kada has intricate work with a pair of black oynx in a bezel setting, situated inside a dumroo, leading into a Trishul. This is a unisex kada and can be worn by both men and women. !!!! Om Namah Shivaay !!!!

 

GOLD PLATED TURQUOISE TRISHUL KADA

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Special edition Gold Plated Turquoise Trishul Kada made in pure 92.5 sterling silver. This unisex kada has intricate work with a pair of turquoise in a bezel setting, situated inside a dumroo, leading into a Trishul.

 

TRISHUL CORD CHOKER

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This simple yet unique choker consists of 5 Trishuls on a black cord , emanating like the rays of the sun !!!! The Trishul , is always in the hands of Lord Shiva and connotes the three powers of knowledge , desire and implementation. This choker can be worn by both men and women !!! OM NAMAH SHIVAAY!!!

GOLD PLATED TRISHUL RING

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Designed around the Trishul motif , as carried by Lord Shiva , this ring has an adjustable shank , so it can fit any finger size. Suitable to wear for both men and women. Om Namah Shivaay !!!!!

 

OM TRISHUL RING

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An extremely simple and powerful design. The Trishul , also made in the shape of an Om, with a Damroo and an exquisite turquoise stone in the centre .Can be worn by both men and women.

SHIVA SHAMBHU TURQUOISE TRISHUL KADA

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Designed around an exquisitely shaped Trishul and Damroo with Turquoise stones , this beautiful kada has parrots on the side and intricate rawa work. With a spring lock in the middle , it can be easily slipped on. Suitable to wear for both men and women. Om Namah Shivaay !!!

SHIVA TRISHUL RUDRAKSHA PENDANT

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This elegant and subtle Lord Shiva pendant with the Trishul and Damroo embellished with a Rudraksha is creatively crafted in 92.5 Sterling Silver. The Damru which is a musical instrument is largely associated with the Hindu deity Lord Shiva and is believed to generate spiritual energy when played. Bam Bam Bhole !!!!

SHIVA TRISHUL RUDRAKSHA STUDS

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Beautifully designed around a Trishul and Damroo with a rudraksha suspended – these will surely capture attention !!! Har Har Mahadev !!!Om Namah Shivaay !!!!

GOLD PLATED TRISHUL NOSE PIN

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Designed as a Trishul this is a lovely nose pin, Om Namah Shivaaya !!!!!

Shiva Trishul has a spiritual significance and our designs are truly inspired by his adornment.

For more details about Shivaay Collection please visit www.ahilyajewels.com

How Shiva’s adornments HAVE inspired us for “THE Shivaay Collection”

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Seals have been found at Mohenjo-daro depicting a figure sitting cross-legged in what some call, a yoga-like pose . This figure, sometimes known as a Pashupati, has been variously identified. Sir John Marshall identified a resemblance to the Hindu god, Shiva.If this can be validated, it would be evidence that some aspects of Hinduism predate the earliest texts, the Veda.
The term Shiva appears in the Rigveda, but simply as an epithet that means “kind, auspicious”, one of the adjectives used to describe many different Vedic deities.
Lord Shiva is no ordinary god; He wields a mighty power over the universe. Most devotees are familiar with the different legends associated with Lord Shiva, which uphold his status as an invincible Divine power.

Lord Shiva is also famous for his adornments, and it is believed that each of these adornments has a significance behind it.


Here’s how his adornments are an inspiration for us:

Trishul

Trishul symbolises the Ida, Pingala and Sushumna, – the 3 main nadis in the energy body of the human system. It also represents the 3 powers of knowledge, desire and implementation.

Gold Plated Turquoise Trishul Kada

Special edition Gold Plated Turquoise Trishul Kada made in pure 92.5 sterling silver. A beautiful unisex kada has intricate work with a pair of turquoise in a bezel setting.

Trishul Kada

Special edition Trishul Kada made in pure 92.5 sterling silver. This unisex kada has intricate work with a pair of black oynx in a bezel setting, situated inside a dumroo, leading into a Trishul.

Trishul Ring

Designed around the Trishul motif, as carried by Lord Shiva, this ring has an adjustable shank, so it can fit any finger size. Suitable to wear for both men and women.

Third Eye

The third eye means another dimension of perception has opened up, so that you can see beyond the obvious physical. When it opens , it destroys Ignorance and Evil.


This ring represents the Ajna Chakra , on the forehead. The third eye is the eye of spiritual wisdom and knowledge. It is believed that Lord Shiva uses the third eye to see beyond the apparent and protect the good ones from the evildoers. All the evil and the ignorance vanish as the third eye opens. In Buddhism, the third eye refers to Eye of Consciousness, which asks followers to see the world beyond their physical eyes.

Rudraksha

Rudraksha can balance the vital forces within the body and fight all kinds of contaminations. They denote purity. The Mala in the right hand denotes concentration.

RUDRAKSHA SHIVA NECKLACE

Rudraksha beads linked with sterling silver to make a striking necklace.

Snake

Lord Shiva is considered as Adiyogi – the first and most accomplished yogi. The snake stands for the fully awakened “Kundalini” energy.

NAGA KADA

Styled around a naga, we designed it very aesthetically so that the coils look elegant. With the scales showing very clearly across the kada. A stylish Kada that can go with any outfit.

NAGA RING

Beautifully designed as a coiled snake or naga , vertically wrapping itself around the finger. Extremely elegant . The snake also signifies the Kundalini rising. Shiva is often pictured in yogic posture. As an all accomplished yogi, the fully awakened “”serpent power”” is typically represented by the snake around his neck.It represents the ego , that , once mastered ,  can be worn as an ornament .

SNAKE NAGA DANGLER

Designed as a coiled naga snake, this earring looks extremely classy and minimalist.

 

Damroo

Shiva’s Tandav is the cosmic dance and his Damaru represents the cosmic sound and the Vedas.

SHIVA TRISHUL RUDRAKSHA PENDANT

This elegant and subtle Lord Shiva pendant with the Trishul and Damroo embellished with a Rudraksha is creatively crafted in 92.5 Sterling Silver. The Damru which is a musical instrument is largely associated with the Hindu deity Lord Shiva and is believed to generate spiritual energy when played.

 

SHIVA TRISHUL RUDRAKSHA STUDS

Beautifully designed around a Trishul and Damroo with a rudraksha suspended – these will surely capture attention !!!

All of these adornments have a spiritual significance and our designs are truly inspired by these adornments.

For more details about Shivaay Collection please visit www.ahilyajewels.com

STRUT YOUR JEWELS LIKE THE PEACOCK

Peacock is a beautiful bird, which sits as the focal point for many jewellery pieces. And in our opinion, there’s no better motif in statement jewellery.

Peacocks are known for their elegant and richly coloured tail feathers, which fan out behind the birds in a beautiful array of greens, blues, teal, and sometimes purple. They are the ultimate “eye-catchers” as their colorful display of feathers bounces as they walk and allures any onlooker.

To embrace the spirit of the peacock is to live confidently, without question, and to never fear showing off your best qualities. After all, there’s nothing wrong with being “proud as a peacock,” and we love the idea of unabashedly showing our true colors.

Here are some of the designs that are truly inspired by the beauty of the Peacock.

STATEMENT ENGRAVED PEACOCK BANGLE KADA


A beautiful statement bangle kada with detailed foliate engraving, with peacocks on two ends, meeting in a screw fastening. This is a stunning kada and is a real eye-catcher.




Centred around a pair of peacocks rendered in ruby coloured and emerald green stones and kundan with a wonderful surmount of a crown, this is a stunning piece.



With beautiful motifs of the peacock, this statement necklace is a perfect addition to your jewellery collection. The stylised peacock in the centre is beautifully rendered. This statement necklace has unique abstract artwork with paisley motifs.




We are so in love with this extraordinary piece !!!! The Peacock motif, leads down into a beautifully engraved square plaque with a floret on it , highlighted with ruby coloured glass !!!!! Set off against the silver , the ruby pink, looks absolutely stunning. And to sign off , this unique flower mesh with little ghungroos, completes this one in a million design !!!!


A striated kada ending with stylised peacock head terminals. This kada is great to wear as both a casual and as a statement piece.



This one is a very unusual shape of a square depicting a pair of stylised peacocks hand carved in Jaipur Rajasthani style. Absolutely exquisite – makes quite the statement !!




A unique design of a flower motif branching into two beautifully rendered peacocks in green and blue translucent stones with pearl cabochons on their crown and stylized feather train suspending a carved jhumki fringed with seed pearls.



Flaunt these graceful chandbalis with peacock motif that stands perfectly as a stud and is followed by magnificent floral design on the main bali. The silver drops added at the bottom make the whole piece look utterly elegant.


Due to its beautiful colours & patterns, Peacock will always be an inspiration for our jewellery.
For more details about our Peacock collection visit www.ahilyajewels.com