The 14th edition of the Fura Retail Jeweller India Award (RJIA), 2018 which took place recently was indeed a star-studded night.  Some of the biggest names in the Jewellery industry and newsmakers along with B-Town celebrities, all gathered under one roof.

Ravishing Raveena Tandon to the stylish divas of the millennials Saiyami Kher, Kritika Kamra, Riddhi Dogra looking glamorous as ever, were seen at the awards.

The RJIA 2018 is an event which gathers hundreds of illustrious participants from across the jewellery industry in India, together with a high-profile Grand Jury of experts and the dedicated Awards team, spend months identifying and selecting the very finest jewellery creations of that year.


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This year too, The Retail Jeweller India Awards (RJIA) 2018, celebrated Top 100 precious Jewellery designs of India presented by FURA.  The Awards expand to 20 categories and have taken a firm step into the future with the Top 100 Precious Jewellery Designs of India.

These designs highlight the most innovative new ideas showcased by the design house  — ideas that move Indian jewellery design forward by harmonizing the genius of the makers, creators and the desires of modern consumers. These precious works of art add to the stock of beauty and wonders in the world.

This is the only selection in India that can provide a fashion-forward connoisseur with an accurate picture of the best that the industry has to offer, and a clear view of current and developing trends.

Five of the finest creations in each category, a total of 100 masterpieces were meticulously selected by a Grand Jury of unimpeachable women entrepreneurs like Devita Saraf, founder, and CEO of Vu Technologies,  Nawaz Modi Singhania, Fitness and lifestyle expert and artist; Perizaad Zorabian, Director- Zorabian Group of Companies; Namrata Baruwa Shroff, Interior architect, and Michelle Poonawalla, Director, Poonawalla Group of Engineering Companies.

These women in power have been recognized as achievers and newsmakers in their respective field added glamor and added their own interpretation of what the jewellery represents to them.

To view the Top 100 designs and learn more, you can visit TheJewelleryDiaries.com.

The Fura Retail Jeweller India Awards 2018 categories were :

  • Heritage Jewellery of the Year
  • Diamond Vivah Jewellery of the Year
  • Gold Vivah Jewellery of the Year
  • Coloured Vivah Gemstone Jewellery of the Year
  • Diamond Ring of the Year
  • Diamond Earrings of the Year
  • Diamond Bangles/Bracelet/Armlet Of the Year
  • Gold Ring of the Year
  • Gold Earrings of the Year
  • Gold Bangles/Bracelet/Armlet of the Year
  • Coloured Gemstone Jewellery of the Year
  • Innovative Jewellery of the Year
  • Couture Jewellery of the Year
  • Platinum Jewellery of the Year
  • Best Accessory of the Year
  • Precious Coloured Gemstone Jewellery of the Year
  • 9/5 Work Wear Jewellery of the Year
  • Modular Jewellery of the Year
  • Men’s Jewellery of the Year
  • Revival Style Design Jewellery of the Year

Retail Jeweller India Awards was established in 2005 with the mission to take the US $52 billion Retail Jewellery industry forward by creating a platform for recognizing the best work of the industry in fields of design, retail and marketing. The RJIA ceremony is the oldest in the Indian jewellery industry.  Also known as India’s Oscars for the Retail jewellery industry and the only business awards specifically for retail jewellers in the country of 3 lakh retail jewellers.  With a jury of great repute and HANSAA as the process auditor, the awards are the country’s premier and most authoritative national competition.

It is an initiative of the Retail Jeweller Magazine which is a specialized bi-monthly business magazine read by top jewellery retailers across 415 cities of India.

Fura Gems is a gemstone mining and marketing company with emerald and ruby assets in Colombia and Mozambique, respectively.  Fura Gems has a unique identity as a revolutionary gemstone mining and marketing company. From their Dubai-based headquarters, Fura Gems sustainably source gemstones from their mining sites around the world, using industry best practices.


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