3 thoughts on “GALLERY”

  1. When the Rashiwala brothers found its way to Singapore in 1925, they begun a small business, C. Rashiwala Bros, trading raw jewels with regional stores and promoting jewellery to well-to-do local residents. They started out what is right now among the region’s most exclusive company associated with semi-precious gems and jewelry, additionally C. Rashiwala Bros is South East Asia’s most well-known and most trusted distributors of Swarovski goods. This business carried on right up until 1942 when WW2 started. The Rahiwala great grand-uncle came back to India together with grand-son plus the rest of the family. The grandfather remained behind in Singapore to safeguard and look after the shop. Daily life was tough throughout the Japanese occupation. In the early days of the occupation, he hid inside the nearby jungle throughout the day, coming out only at night time to look for foodstuff. Then, the shop was looted, fired upon & once partly set alight by a marauding mob. Penniless and with whatever he could save from the flame, he spread-out a small canvas at the store and placed the restored materials to sell. He was unable to move back instantly into the store as he was unable to pay for the $170 regular monthly leasing as well as maintenance to the ruined store. A couple of months after, he transferred back again in to the actual shop. After the war and the withdrawal of Japanese soldiers in 1945, the shop was refurbished with teak cupboards and exhibit units. The 3 rd generation Rashiwala also came back several years later to continue his studies in Singapore. The current owner joined his father in the market in 1956. By then, they’d unveiled trimmings along with some haberdashery items like sequins, beads, and so on. In 1967, Kantilal Gamanlal Rashiwala; wrote to M/s Swarovski and successfully grew to be their first distributor in S. E. Asia. In 1978, at 16 years old, The 4th generation Rashiwala manage the shop from their own premises at 100 Arab Street which they relocated in to in 2004. They have provided a fair-bit from the old post-war teak wood furnishings from their previously rented shop.

  2. Amongst the most well-known jewellery and craft shops within Singapore, Oohwala (also called Rashiwala Bros positioned at Arab Street) has been helping companies and hobbyists for the last 70 years. Tourists flock down to Arab Street and stop at this store to check out the numerous rhinestones and pieces which are highlighted on the cabinets. The vintage and antique feel to the shop produces a classic aura that is rare for this store. Never evaluate a store by it’s cover, the jewels and rhinestones provided listed here are among the best value in Singapore, available at below wholesale selling price even if purchased in standard quantities. In the months ahead, they shall be adding on to their online list to reflect all of the goods that are available in the actual physical shop. Their future catalogues will include but are not limited to BeCharmed and Pave, Jewelry making tools, 925 silver components, tassels, fringes and trimmings.

  3. Possibly the most recognized jewelry and craft shops within Singapore, Oohwala (known as Rashiwala Bros found at Arab Street) has been providing fashion designers and collectors during the last 70 years. Tourists flock down to Arab Street and stop at this store to check out the myriad of rhinestones and jewels that are shown on the shelves. The treasured and antique feel to the shop produces a sentimental aura that is distinct to this shop. Never assess a store by it’s cover, the gems and rhinestones presented here are one of many cheapest in Singapore, sold at inexpensive cost even if purchased in average amounts. In the months ahead, they will be adding on to their online list to reflect all the goods that can be purchased in the actual physical shop. Their future catalogues will include but are not limited to BeCharmed and Pave, Jewelry making tools, 925 silver components, tassels, fringes and trimmings.

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