The Indian Jeweller (Magazine) hosted one of a kind glittering award ceremony the “JJS-IJ Jewellers’ Choice Design Awards 2017” night on Saturday, 23rd December 2017 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in Jaipur. Manufacturers, retailers and designers from across the country had submitted their designs under various categories and price points for review and selection.
The competition required manufacturers, designers and retailers to submit their best designs across 22 product categories. The winning pieces from over 600 entries were reviewed and chosen from over 10,000 votes received from retailers across India & the Grand Jury Panel, in favour of their favourite designs.
The host of the show, television actor, Ravi Dubey kept the audience entertained with his banter. The Celebrity Presenters, Noted Film Star Diya Mirza added the glamour & beauty quotient to the Event. Prominent people present at the award ceremony were, etc. Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman GJF; Nirmal Bardiya, President Jaipur Jewellery Association, Vimal Chand Suran, Convenor JJS; Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director GIA – India & Middle East.
Alok Kala, Publisher and Editor, Indian Jeweller says, “We are celebrating 55 years of publishing, and it’s good that we are in Jaipur today from where we started along with the entire industry and celebrating and awarding the best names and designs from across India.”
Renowned Jewellery companies like Narayan Jewellers, Emerald Jewel Industry, Khurana Jewellery House, Narayan Jewellers “A Ramakant Chokshi Group” , Shobha Asar, Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers, etc participated at the event and glittered even in more grandeur & splendour with their sizzling creations complimenting the awards night on the ramp! Industry influencers & industrial leaders, who attended the function, complimented the event by appreciating & encourage the new talent.
Prominent amongst the winners in Design categories were Paulomi Sanghavi who won awards in the Men’s Jewellery of the Year. Narayan Jewellers, A Ramakant Chokshi Group won the Best Bridal Design Over Rs. 15,00,000. Theme Based Jewellery of the Year – Mechanical won by Enshine, Best Necklace Design Over Rs. 10,00,000 won by PN Gadgil Jewellers & Ghanasingh Be True. Accessory Jewellery of the year Won by Shobha Asar Jewellery. Other winners included, Jewel Saga, Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers, Raniwala Jewellers, Emerald Jewel Industry, Gold Artism, NEETTI, Anand Shah Jewels and many more. Detailed list is at the bottom of the release.
The awards night brought forth a wonderful opportunity for manufacturers and designers of India, to showcase their talent, creativity and products through a unique platform, which was accessible from any part of the country and created especially for them. Powered by GIA, the IJ Awards is presented by JJS. The other partners include KGK as Diamond Jewellery Category Partner, Raniwala Jewellers as Gold Jewellery Category Partner, Achal Jewels as Couture Jewellery Category Partner, Rambhajo’s Best Bridal Design Category Partner, BVC Logistics as Logistics Partner, and CNBC Awaaz as Television Partner while Diamond World magazine is the Media Partner. Event was hosted and organised by Indian Jeweller (IJ) Magazine