Farah Khan Ali is one of the most successful and popular jewellery designers in India. She has won numerous awards and accolades and has designed for famous Bollywood stars as well as International celebrities.
Known for her flamboyant, ornate and adventurous jewellery designs, Farah Khan Ali always uses the best materials and does not compromise on the finish. Each & every piece from Farah’s signature jewellery line is created using the highest quality standards. Most of her jewellery items are limited pieces & are rarely repeated. This renowned jewellery designer has over 4,10,000 followers on Twitter with whom she interacts on a regular basis!
2. SUHANI PITTIE
Recognised by the World Gold Council as “One of the 10 most inventive and ingenious jewellery designers in the world”, Suhani Pittie established her own training institute at the tender age of twenty. This graduate from the Gemological Institute of America is a recipient of many prestigious awards.
The Femina magazine declared Suhani Pittie as one of the “35 most powerful women in India, under 35”. Vogue Italia acknowledged Suhani Pittie as “one of the 5 designers to watch out for from India”. Known for her path-breaking interpretation of contemporary jewellery, Suhani Pittie has designed for most Bollywood stars and she was the first Indian jewellery designer to showcase her designs at the Miami Fashion Week.
3. ASHA KAMAL MODI (ART KARAT)
One of the most recognized jewellery designers in India, Asha Kamal Modi of Art Karat Group has designed jewellery for more than 10 Bollywood blockbusters including ‘Devdas’, Monsoon Wedding’ and ‘Kamasutra’. Honored with the “Best Designer” award byGem & Jewelry Export Promotion Council, Asha Kamal Modi draws her inspiration from rich Indian heritage such as the temples of Khajuraho, the kingdoms of Rajasthan, the Mughals and the everlasting era of Indian cinema.
Art Karat Group has grown rapidly over the last 20 years with its operations spread across India, UK, Middle East and the USA.
4. VARUNA D JANI
Recognised as the “Best Jewellery Designer” by The Indian Bullion and Jewellers Association, Varuna D Jani is known for giving personal attention to each and every customer. She started her signature jewellery label ‘Varuna D Jani’ in 2006 and launched her first flagship store in 2008.
Known for her innovation and excellent craftsmanship, Varuna D Jani can transform even the most ordinary piece of jewellery into a timeless work of art. This skilled jewellery designer has won many prestigious awards like “Woman Super Achiever” by the Asia Retail Congress 2009, “The Brand Leadership Award” and “The Best Wedding Jewellery of the Year“.
5. NIRAV MODI
The first Indian jeweler to be featured on the cover of the Christie’s Hong Kong auction catalogue, Nirav Modi’s jewellery designs transcends boundaries and are inspired by art, poetry and nature. Excellence in quality, design, innovation and craftsmanship is the hallmark of every Nirav Modi creation.
Nirav has designed for famous Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities and jewels from the Nirav Modi brand have been sold at both the international auction houses – Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Some of his patented and ground-breaking innovations like Endless cut™, Mughal™ cut and Anira™ cut has brought him international acclaim.
6. NITYA ARORA (VALLIYAN BY NITYA)
Nitya Arora founded the jewellery and accessories label “Valliyan by Nitya” at the young age of 21. Her jewels and accessories are entirely handcrafted. Nitya Arora has designed for several Bollywood personalities and her innovative designs were even showcased at the Lakme India Fashion Week.
This young jewellery designer has also received numerous awards and accolades such as “Best Jewellery Designer 2013” by Elle Magazine and “Young Designers Award for Best Accessories Designer 2012” by Grazia magazine.
7. MONI AGRAWAL
If you need a fresh, bold and artistic piece of jewellery, then you should check out Moni Agrawal’s stunning jewellery collections. This young jewellery designer from Hyderabad is recognized for her modern yet traditional jewellery designs. Her jewellery is worn by many Tollywood and Bollywood celebrities.
8. POONAM SONI
A Gold medalist from the Delhi University and the founder of the brand Poonam Soni Signature Line Private Limited, Poonam Soni is known for her bold, unconventional and colorful jewellery designs.
Poonam Soni popularized the concept of ‘bespoke’ jewellery in India in 1989. The Poonam Soni brand has three jewellery stores in Mumbai & offices in New York & Paris. Some of Poonam Soni’s popular collections are the Greek and Egyptian, Glass on gold, The Mughal Collection, Monochromes and Gaudi Revived.
9. PREETI JAIN (JEWELS BY PREETI)
Starting out her career by designing jewellery for close friends and family to now creating jewellery for famous Bollywood icons, Preeti Jain has come a long way. Her brand “Jewels by Preeti” is synonymous with high quality, innovation and excellent craftsmanship.
Preeti Jain’s desire is to make each woman feel like a princess which is reflected in her exquisite jewellery collection!
10. PALLAVI FOLEY (PALLAVI FOLEY BOUTIQUE JEWELS)
Pallavi Foley has won numerous Indian and International design awards and has over 14 years of experience in designing jewellery. Her design studio “Pallavi Foley Boutique Jewels” is famous for creating precious and semi-precious jewellery and hand-crafted sculptural jewels.
Pallavi Foley also works as a design consultant to many Indian and International jewellery brands.