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Richa Singh, Managing Director, Natural Diamond Council, India and The Middle East: “Diamonds can represent a few things that stay true to all of us – strength, sparkle, and...

Richa Singh, Managing Director, Natural Diamond Council, India and The Middle East: "Diamonds can represent a few things that stay true to all of us – strength, sparkle, and eternal love."
In an in-depth interview with Jewelpedia, Richa Singh, Managing Director, Natural Diamond Council, India and The Middle East, takes us through the Council's activities, ongoing consumer campaigns, future prospects, and more. Jewelpedia: As a global authority on natural diamonds worldwide, what significant changes have the Natural Diamond Council (NDC) brought to the landscape of the diamond jewellery market in India? Richa...

Beate Steinfeld, Head Trend & Design, Titan Company Limited: “At Zoya, we are always looking for inspiration that defines the core of meaning and purpose for a woman”

Beate Steinfeld, Head Trend & Design, Titan Company Limited, Zoya Samāvé Collection Stepwells of India
The magnificence of India's heritage structures has been the artistic inspiration for jewellery designers but Zoya's latest signature collection Samāvé takes this penchant to an all-new level. Capturing the beauty of India's Stepwells (Baolis), Beate Steinfeld, Head Trend & Design, Titan Company Limited, has designed this breath-taking collection and proudly shares with Jewelpedia some interesting facts about it. Beate Steinfeld:...

Sriram Natarajan, Managing Director: “GIA remains committed to sharing its knowledge through its digital avenues across different geographies.”

Sriram Natarajan, Managing Director, GIA India
Thinking ahead of time always goes a long way when coping with the challenges that arise in unprecedented times, such as the pandemic, and that's what Sriram Natarajan, Managing Director of Gemological Institute of America (GIA) India, talks about in the interview with Praveer Sinha, highlighting GIA's state-of-the-art distant learning infrastructure. Praveer Sinha: Due to the pandemic and social...

Sanjay Kothari, Vice-Chairman, KGK Group: “In the fast-paced world of industries, not even hardships are permanent”

Sanjay Kothari, Vice-Chairman, KGK Group: “In the fast-paced world of industries, not even hardships are permanent”
In 30 years of administration, Sanjay Kothari, Vice-Chairman, KGK Group, not only integrated notable verticals but also diversified and upgraded the four-generation family-owned business into a global conglomerate. But the digital transformation of this century-old establishment during the pandemic will surely go down in the history of the Group. Let's hear from him, how he managed to do it...

Sachin Jain Shares Consumer Insights That Worked For De Beers Forevermark Through The Pandemic

Sachin Jain De Beers Forevermark India Jewelpedia Interview
With over a decade of experience in the luxury goods and jewellery industry, Sachin Jain, Managing Director, De Beers India, is among the rare visionaries who not just manage to stay afloat but registered record sales in the pandemic-stricken market. In an email interview with Jewelpedia, he shares consumer insights that worked for De Beers Forevermark through the pandemic.  Jewelpedia:...

Jewellery Retail’s Next Battlefield: The Digital Buyer

Siddharth Bafna Director, RC Bafna Jewellers
For over a long time, the Indian jewellery retail market had operated in a relatively insulated environment. The unorganised nature of the industry and lack of competition diversity meant that jewellers have not been challenged to innovate as in other industries. But this won't be the case for much longer. Speaking with Jewelpedia, SIDDHARTH BAFNA, Director, RC BAFNA JEWELLERS...

Shyamala Ramanan On How ‘The Cupid Edit’ Captures The Romantic Side Of Pearls

Shyamala Ramanan, Business Head, Mia by Tanishq
Focusing on new millennial audiences, especially the younger lot, Mia by Tanishq is known for design exclusivity and contemporarising classics. With the season of love around the corner, the brand has unveiled an exquisite pearl-based collection 'The Cupid Edit' with a Mia spin to the affordable range. Talking about this Valentine's Day special collection, Shyamala Ramanan, Business Head, Mia...

Mainstreaming Grassroot Designs – Sangeeta Boochra

sangeeta boochra jewellery
When you are enchanted by the shine of silver, when you sense the fragrance of rustic India, when you are charmed by the tribal essence, when you are bedazzled by the supreme aesthetics, know that it’s a magnificent piece from Sangeeta Boochra’s collection. With great admiration for her brand of jewellery, Jewelpedia interviewed Ms. Boochra who is also the managing...

The Smalls are BIG!

Kiran Gems
season’s greetings from KIRAN family! As we bring curtains down to 2020 and look forward to the New Year ahead, 2021 will usher in a new Post-COVID-era as the world greets it with renewed vigour and we continue the forward momentum gained over the last few months. As we gradually move out of the shadow of the pandemic, with expectations of...

“India is a growing and important market for Preciosa”

Preciosa crystal jewelry
Pavel Fait is the Managing Director of Preciosa Fine Jewelry Stones. He has overseen the division since 1999, when the company's production moved to Jablonné v Podještědí in Czech Republic. Over two decades of its existence, he has led the division to earn a place among the most globally recognised and respected producers within the industry, especially within the...