About Rasvihar - Jewellery for Life
Indian jewellery is high art, and has to be presented in the right ambience to work its full range of enchantments.
The Rasvihar store, therefore, is a veritable feast for all the senses.
building itself - a colonial-era mansion - is a particularly fine
example of an architectural style that's uniquely Chennai; and has been
lovingly refurbished without disturbing the character of the original.
paintings and artefacts adorn the walls, exquisite art-deco furnishings
and aged teak-wood almirahs evoke a hushed 'sattvik' ambience, and the
sunlight (no artificial lights here, please!) streams in like a gentle
rain, mixing with sweet strains of music and myriad exotic fragrances
wafting in the air.
Quite the perfect setting for guests to contemplate the jewellery at their leisure.
a guest has settled into the comfort of a divan, luxurious carpeting at
her feet, pieces that've piqued her fancy are brought to her on a
silken tray, along with a traditional hand-held mirror to help her make
At Rasvihar, jewellery-buying is a joyous experience, as luxurious and unhurried as a spa.