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Updated: July 3, 2010 01:37 IST

Expo of antique jewellery inaugurated

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Actor Suhasini wearing one of the antique pieces on display at the exhibition in Chennai on Friday. Photo: S.S. Kumar
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Actor Suhasini wearing one of the antique pieces on display at the exhibition in Chennai on Friday. Photo: S.S. Kumar

Inaugurating its annual exhibition titled, ‘Ancient Secrets', Prince Jewellery declared open a display of over 3,000 pieces of antique jewellery that include carved Burmese rubies, emeralds and antique adornments from India.

Actor Suhasini Maniratnam was present at the inaugural function.

“Gold has a long tradition. There is an eternal charm to antique jewellery, and this exhibition is a result of a year long travel for collecting antique jewellery,” said Princeson Jose, Managing Director, Prince Jewellery. “We have also modified some traditional pieces without disturbing their original design to suit modern trends and tastes,” he added. Describing the jewellery as antique, exquisite and outstanding, Suhasini Maniratnam said, “I have a long time association with Prince jewellery and the only piece of jewellery I wore for my wedding was designed by them.” The exhibition is being held at the store's Cathedral Road showroom till July 18.

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