After a Covid-break of two consecutive years, the Grand Jury Meet of the 17th edition of FURA Retail Jeweller India Awards 2022, India’s first recognition platform for Indian Jewellers, and the most prestigious awards, unveiled 400+ exquisite jewellery designs from top notch jewellery houses on 29th July at The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.
A yearly extravaganza of high jewellery and uncommon designs, this is where master jewellers showcase their design prowess to a distinctive panel of jurors, media and influencers. This year, as every year, the jury comprised of a select few individuals of longstanding professional experience from the worlds of art, fashion, media and business.
The jury had the honour of judging the latest masterworks of the Indian jewellery industry and make the final decision on top five finalists in 20 prize categories. In accord with the changing demographics of the consumers, the youth jury members represented a new voice for the evolving sensibilities of craft and design. The veterans, with their immense exposure to luxe lifestyle across the globe brought in the discernment of the finest degree while assessing the winning masterworks.
Speaking at the Grand Jury Meet 2022, editor, The Retail Jeweller– India’s favourite business magazine for Jewellers and the organiser of The Retail Jeweller India Awards, said, “There is palpable excitement amongst jewellers about participating in the awards after a two-year gap. Jewellers have had to reimagine designs in the post–Covid era. The designs are imbued with greater value in terms of individuality, craftsmanship and usability. The design submissions for this year reveal new rules of design that will meet the expectations of women in modern times.”
The Jury panel:
Nawaz Modi Singhania – Leading Fitness Trainer & Lifestyle Icon
Pria Kataaria Puri – Fashion Designer – Pria Kataaria Puri
Rina Dhaka – Fashion Designer
Suchhanda Chatterjee – Promotor Director Speciality Restaurant Ltd. & Producer Quest Films Pvt. Ltd.
Sanjana Shah – Creative Director – Tao Art Gallery
Vaishali Shadangule – Fashion Designer, Vaishali S
Vidita Vithal Kamat – Kamat Group
About Retail Jeweller India Awards
Retail Jeweller India Awards has been overwhelmingly acknowledged as the undisputed yardstick for creative excellence for the Indian jewellery industry. The awards promise to bring to the fore the most Ingenious work of the Industry. Retail Jeweller India awards aims to create an opportunity for retailers to celebrate their creative brilliance and stake their rightful claim by showcasing their excellence in design and marketing at the most coveted and prestigious industry platform.
Over the years, The Retail Jeweller India Awards has established itself as the most coveted, prestigious and the most sought-after awards for the Indian retail Jewellery industry. It has given a platform to showcase the creative brilliance of India’s leading and most renowned jewellery. The awards have attained the stature of Oscars for the jewellery industry.
About The Retail Jeweller
The Retail Jeweller – a bi-monthly business magazine for the jewellery industry. The magazine has been a runaway favourite business magazine of India’s jewellery retailers since its debut in 2004. Completely focused on the subject of jewellery retail, the magazine is well established as a thought leader in the industry.