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vijaso

Freelance Jewellery Designer

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Location: Kolkata, India

Member since: April 2012

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    jjrenaud

    Oct 5, 2012

    Very nice Design of a Necklace

    Project Description:I am looking for a talented individual that is able to to a Jewellery Design of a Necklace upon input from my side. I am looking for either 2D drawings or directly 3D drawings (3D would be more convinient but 2D is very welcome as well if no 3D expertise is available)...
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Résumé

Experience

Freelance Jewellery Designer

Jun 2006 - Present (8 years)

Jewellery Design Exchange

Presently I am working as a freelance jewellery designer

Jewellery Designer

Aug 2005 - May 2006 (9 months)

Art Karat International Ltd.

I Worked with Art Karat International ltd., a premier design jewellery house in India, as a jewellery designer. Art Karat is mainly into typical Indian (Kundan) as well as indo western jewellery. They are into manufacturing of stone studded silver jewellery. I worked on traditional as well as contemporary range of designs. As a designer the main aim was to incorporate new and fresh ideas into jewellery designs. I worked on different concepts and styles of jewellery. Sometimes my design would involve work

Freelance Jewellery Designer

Sep 2004 - Jul 2005 (10 months)

Self Employed

I used to design jewellery for designer jewellers.<br />

Designing and Selling of Diamond Jewellery

Mar 2002 - Dec 2003 (1 year)

Self Employed

For a brief period I also designed and sold diamond jewellery. I used to design and get approved by clients and then get it manufactured.

Designing and Appraising of Jewellery

Feb 2001 - Feb 2002 (1 year)

Cottage Industries Exposition Ltd.

I then worked with Cottage Industries Exposition, Delhi, as an Appraiser cum Jewellery Designer. Again CIE sells its jewellery through its vast network of showrooms. CIE was mainly targeting foreign tourists. Thus the selection of jewellery was as per international standards. I was into the evaluation of jewellery at the point of purchase. The evaluation of jewellery also gave me an idea of the quality of finishes. I was also into the quality check of jewellery & Gemstones.

Jewellery Designer

Apr 2000 - Nov 2000 (7 months)

Diamond Star

(a) I began my jewellery design career with Diamond Star Exports, Mumbai. I was into Designing and Marketing of Diamond Jewellery. Diamond star was mainly targeting the Indian market that time. It used to market its jewellery through jewellery exhibitions. I have participated in a few jewellery exhibitions with them. The exhibitions also gave me an exposure to the different brands of jewellery and the design trends both Indian as well as international. The feed back from this exhibitions was used to incor

Education

Jewel CAD

2009-2009

Industry Oriented Jewellery Design, IIGJ New Delhi

2004-2004

Diploma in Diamond Identification and Grading, IDI Surat

2002-2002

Diploma in Gemmology, IDI Surat

1999-2000

Master of Business Administration

Nagpur University

1996-1998

Post Graduate Diploma in Jewellery Design

1995-1996

Bachelor of Applied Sciences

Delhi University

1992-1995

Certifications

Rio Tinto Diamonds Global Design Competition, Silvermist Diamonds Category, Rising Star Level

Rio Tinto

Winner in the Silvermist Diamonds Category, Rising Star Level at the Rio Tinto Global Diamonds Design Competition 2011. My award winning bracelet 'THE SANDS OF TIME' was showcased at the Stylelab Red Carpet Celebrity Suite for the Oscars 2012. Tabatha Coffey hosted the TV Guide Oscars Red Carpet wearing 'THE SANDS OF TIME' Silvermist Diamond Cuff.

Finalist in Designers ki Khoj Competition

Sawansukha Jewellers, Kolkata

Finalist in the Designers ki Khoj Competition 2011, Jewellery Category, conducted by Sawansukha Group, Kolkata.

Finalist in Cocktail Jewellery Category of Jewellery Design Awards

Jewellers Association Show, Jaipur

Finalist in Cocktail Jewellery Category of Jewellery Design Awards 2011 conducted by Jewellers Association Show, Jaipur.

Prize in Aakar Jewellery Design Competition at the South India Jewellery Show

The Art of Jewellery Magazine

Awarded First Prize in Aakar Jewellery Design Competition at the South India Jewellery Show, Bangalore 2011 organized by The Art of Jewellery Magazine.

) Finalist in the Fashion Accessories Design Award Category

Jewellers Association Show, Jaipur

Finalist in the Fashion Accessories Design Award Category of the Jewellery Design Award 2008 conducted by Jewellers Assocation Jaipur. The design was that of a Bag Buckle.

First runners-up in the Pendant Category of the Tahitian Pearl Trophy

Perles de Tahiti

First runners-up in the Pendant Category of the Tahitian Pearl Trophy 2007-2008, Indian Subcontinent.

Awarded Second Prize in the Everyday wear (Stone-Studded) Category IIGJ Vision All India Jewellery Design Competition

Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Mumbai

Awarded Second Prize in the Everyday wear (Stone-Studded) Category of the IIGJ Vision 2005 All India Jewellery Design Competition. My jewellery piece is an earring, inspired from a wheel, one wheel of which is movable. The earring is changeable and can be worn as a pendant and a small neckpiece also.The piece can be worn in six different ways.