Market advantages, Mughal gold

Mughal Jewelery Collection by Syma Raza and Hamna Amir

The hike in gold prices may mean bad news for some, but for the high-end luxury market it can only mean one thing: higher returns. The demand — so close to wedding season — remains unwavering despite spikes in prices, especially for formal sets. Consequently, a red carpet event at … Read more

Pakistani Artists Exhibit ‘Rag Paper’ Paintings in US

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum presents Karkhana: A Contemporary Collaboration, on view through March 12, 2006. Karkhana: A Contemporary Collaboration will feature a series of works by six contemporary Pakistani artists: Aisha Khalid, Hasnat Mehmood, Muhammad Imran Qureshi, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Talha Rathore, and Saira Wasim. The exhibition will be … Read more

In competition with herself

Almost six feet in height, Shanaz Siddiq has to safeguard her reputation. She is the designer that the world-famous crystal people, Swarovski of Austria, handpicked out of the other Pakistani designers. This was in 1998, when the company wanted to introduce its ‘hot-fix’ crystals that could be used to embellish … Read more