Gradz from IIGJ showcased their amazing collection @ IIJW 2014
Three graduates from the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Delhi, presented by PP Jewels showcased the sensational collections of at the India International Jewellery Week 2014 presented by Nazraana in association with P C Jeweller. The Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Delhi has trained thousands of students who have won hundreds of awards at the national and international competitions. The three designers’ collections were mind boggling in creativity and beauty.
RA ABTA BY RAHUL LUTHRA
Drawing inspiration from nature Rahul Luthra’s brand Ra Abta presented five entries created into gorgeous floral cascades for the beautiful jewellery called “Bridal Stories”. The hand crafted gold and silver pieces ensured that the craftsmanship of our country was kept alive. Using rich sapphires, rubies and tanzanite, along with dazzling diamonds, Rahul’s collection offered women a line of vintage cocktail pieces as well as stunning bridal jewellery. The Kalirey on the wrists with dangling pearls was a delicate entry with matching Raani Haar interspersed with gold spheres, earrings and pearl edged Maang Tikka. The toe-cum-anklet added glamour to the feet while shimmer of lacy diamonds circled the neck of the model. The bridal wear was designed by Abhinav Mishra to match the beauty of the ornaments.
DIAMONDTREE BY CHERRY SAHNI
The floral tones of the collection comprising six entries by Cherry Sahni for her brand Diamondtree were revealed in rose and white gold, set with sparkling diamonds. Concentrating on rings of myriad kinds ranging from full finger shields, to thumb covers and three finger ornaments, triple chained rings; the designer also added hand cuffs worn on the palms to balance the look. The two polki entries also had necklaces with ornate pendants with golden South Sea pearls with matching contemporary jhumkis. The lapel pins teamed with pearl and carved emeralds was a smart innovation. The ultra-modern designs of the jewellery can be matched with contemporary western wear so the “Diamondtree” collection by Cherry Sahni was a splendid line that will delight women from all over the globe.
DE-ORNATE BY SABINA BATRA
Having a distinct style for her creativity, Sabina Batra’s jewellery was very intricate, bold but utterly feminine. For the five entries set in gold but using different textures, Sabina dreamt up handmade chains with exotic gems to appeal to the stylish woman. Striking entry was a ring-cum-bracelet, the coiled necklace with onyx and diamonds, the innovative lacy placket style neckpiece, the chandbalis with jhumkis and matching necklace and the white gold linier neck ornament were entries that demanded attention from the audience. When it comes to innovative but intricately crafted jewellery then the collections by graduates from the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Delhi presented by P P Jewels will be a great addition in any woman’s jewel box.
IIJW 2014 is being presented by Nazraana in association with PC Jeweller (PCJ, organized by GJEPC and partnered by Azva by World Gold Council, ForeverMark and UB Group.