Swarovski celebrated some of the best and brightest in Indian jewelry design at a fashion show and ceremony on August 9, 2018 to announce the winners of our design contest which drew on the latest Swarovski Zirconia cuts and trend colors for inspiration. The presentation was made at a show-stopping event at the Hyatt Regency Mumbai entitled “Swarovski Gemstones™ presents Lumiére – Networking Meet Dinner”. The occasion, organized by the All India Gems and Jewellery Domestic Council, was attended by the country’s most important jewelry manufacturers and retailers. Leading entries in the competition were displayed in a glamorous fashion show. The winning pieces were presented by no less than Bollywood celebrities Mahima Choudhary, Rimi Sen and Kainath Arora.
Taking first place was a stunning, richly crafted gold necklace by Emerald Jewel Industry Ltd, that culminated at the base in a fantastic spray of stones emanating from a multi-colored central motif featuring the latest Swarovski Zirconia Liquid cuts, and fresh new colors, including Spring Green and Fancy Morganite.
In second place was Divinus Creation, which created an elegant necklace and earring combination set with the Swarovski Zirconia Liquid cuts, the fresh trend color Spring Green and the newly launched Round Checkerboard cut.
Third place was shared by YUG by Tanvi Gold Cast LLP and RKR Gold Pvt. Ltd. The YUG by Tanvi Gold Cast LLP multi-stranded pendant and earrings also drew on the new Swarovski Zirconia Liquid cuts. RKR Gold Pvt. Ltd submitted a gold openwork bracelet / hand cuff with Zirconia from Swarovski in the innovative Round Checkerboard and Liquid cuts.
Impressive entries were also designed by Swarovski’s additional participating partners including Amy Exports and Imports, Gunjan Jewels, Surya Golds, Senco Gold & Diamond, Bhindi manufacturers, Blue Lotus Jewellery, Pure Platinum Jewellery, Rasi jewellers, SPINKS INDIA, and Anmol Jewellers. The jewelry pieces were evaluated by a jury drawn from esteemed members of the Indian jewelry establishment: Mr. B. Govindan - Bhima Jewellery, Mr. Shaankar Sen - Senco Gold, Mr. Jayaraman G. - GRT Jewellers, Mr. Chandraprakash Siroya - Siroya Jewellers Dubai, Mr. Nitin Khandelwal - Khandelwal Jewellers, Mr. Anil Talwar - Talwarsons Jewellers, Ms. Beate Steinfeld -Titan Company Limited, Mr. N. Anantha Padmanaban - NAC Jewellers, Mr. Sumeet Anand - Punjabi Saraf Jewellers, Mr. Ashok Baradia -Anopchand Tilokchand Jewellers, Mr. Nitin Kadam - Chintamani Jewellers, Mr. Vijay Khanna - Khanna Jewellers, Mr. G. V Sreedhar - Sree Rama Jewels, Mr. Ashish Pethe - Waman Hari Pethe Jewellers, Mr. Aditya Pethe - WHP, Mr. Jayantilal Challani -Challani Jewellery, Mr. Milan Shah - Kalamandir Jewellers, Mr. Nitin Jain - Amazon India, Mr. Kapil Hetamsaria - Velvetcase.Com, Ms. Archana Kochhar - Fashion Designer, Ms. Pallavi Foley - Pallavi Foley Boutique Jewels, Ms. Gunjan Suri - Gunjan Suri Couture Jewels, Mrs. Sangita Shah - Chandukaka Saraf & Sons and Mr. Vijay Soni - A.B. Jewels.