The Fura Retail Jeweller Awards India 2018, in the 14th Addition, unveils the Top 100 Precious Jewellery Designs of India
The 14th Fura Retail Jeweller India Awards 2018 (RJIA) in association with Platinum Guild International (PGI), Solitaire Gems Labs (SGL), Hari Krishna Exports and Damara Gold, organised the retailer jewellery Awards which was held on August 10th, 2018 at The J W Marriot, Sahar, Mumbai
Each year for 14 years, hundreds of illustrious participants from across the jewellery industry in India, together with a high-profile Grand Jury of experts including jewellery connoisseurs Michelle Poonawalla, Director, Poonawalla Group of Engineering Companies; Nawaz Modi Singhania, Fitness and lifestyle expert and artist; PerizaadZorabian, Director- Zorabian Group of Companies; Namrata Baruwa Shroff, Interior architect and Devita Saraf, founder and CEO of Vu Technologies. The Grand Jury along with the dedicated Awards team, spend months identifying and selecting the very finest jewellery creations of this year.
This year, the Awards expanded to 20 categories and with five of the finest creations in each category, a total of 100 masterpieces were nominated by the Grand Jury. The Top 100 Precious Jewellery Designs of India showcasing the collective excellence of some of the top retail houses in the country were on display at the venue. These pieces are showcased at TheJewelleryDiaries.com, India’s first online precious jewellery media platform.
At a gala event attended by leaders of the industry, celebrities and stars of the silver screen, the winners in 20 jewellery categories and 4 retail and marketing categories were announced and feted.
Hosted by the charming Neha Sareen, the evening was an exciting affair that was graced by the presence of celebrated personalities from the Bollywood fraternity. Present at the event were Raveena Tandon, famous Bollywood actor, SaiyamiKher, actor who made her debut in Mirzya.The jewellery buff’s include Kritika Kamra; Actor, YashaswiniDayama; Actor, Puja Banerjee; Actor, Sreejita De; Actor and Priyamvada Kant; Actor and Riddhi Dogra, Actor.
Here is the list of Winners of the 14th Fura Retail Jeweller India Awards 2018 in non-bridal jewellery categories and bridal categories.
The retail and marketing categories were judged by Shaziya Khan, Senior VP and Executive Planning Director and Shaveta Bhardwaj, Senior Executive Director, Kantar Millward Brown. For the retail & marketing category, Print Campaign of the Year was given to Prince Jewellery, Chennai, Best TV Campaign of the Year – Reliance Jewels, Mumbai, Retail Promotion of the Year- C Krishniah Chetty Jewellers, Bangalore, and Social Media Marketing Campaign of the year- Ulhas Jewellers, Goa.
In the special categories, Lifetime Achievement in Retail was given to Chimanlal Hargovindas Soni, CH Jewellers and Global Indian Jeweller of the year to Joy Alukkas, Joyalukkas.