Location: Kolkata, India
Member since: April 2012
Jewellery Design Exchange
Presently I am working as a freelance jewellery designer
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
I used to design jewellery for designer jewellers.<br />
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.
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.
(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
Industry Oriented Jewellery Design, IIGJ New Delhi
Diploma in Diamond Identification and Grading, IDI Surat
Diploma in Gemmology, IDI Surat
Master of Business Administration
Post Graduate Diploma in Jewellery Design
Bachelor of Applied Sciences
Rio Tinto Diamonds Global Design Competition, Silvermist Diamonds Category, Rising Star Level
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.