Tuesday, 9th August, 2016: Pride and gratitude usually don't go in sync, but this is one of those rare occasions for Narayan Jewellers of Vadodara, when they won not one but two awards at the prestigious Retail Jewellers India Awards 2016. The only jewellery brand from Gujarat, Narayan Jewellers have won two awards this season with seven nominations in different categories. They are the proud winners of Diamond Vivah Jewellery Of The Year against 4 other nominees and Bloggers Choice Award Of The Year – Vivah against 6 other nominees at the 12th edition of Retail Jewellers India Awards 2016.
“A journey that began 75 years ago with excellence in design and quality has transformed into a legacy of traditions and innovative designs for us brothers. As they say the excellence of your competitors defines the scale of your victory.” said an elated Jatin Chokshi, owner, Narayan Jewellers, Vadodara. “Narayan Jewellers being recognized by the Retail Jeweller Awards is a moment of pride as this laurel stands as a reflection of our heritage. Two of our pieces won the Diamond Vivah Jewellery Award and Bloggers Choice (Vivah) Award.
We are proud of the relentless diligence that has earned the trust of our loyal customers. This award stands as a mark of inspiration as we continue to set higher benchmarks in deliverance, quality and innovation”, further added Ketan Chokshi, owner, Narayan Jewellers, Vadodara.
Recognized as India’s Oscars of the retail jewellery industry, the 12th Retail Jeweller India Awards 2016 (RJIA) was held on August 6, 2016 at The Grand Hyatt, Santacruz. Hosted by the charming Rochelle Maria Rao, the evening was an exciting affair that was graced by the presence of celebrated personalities from the Bollywood fraternity. Present at the event were Ileana D'Cruz, Tanishaa Mukerji, Divya Kumar Khosla, Kainaat Arora, Michelle Poonawalla, Rouble Nagi and Nawaz Modi Singhania.
Over the years, The Retail Jeweller India Awards have come to be recognized as the most coveted and prestigious acknowledgment of talent within the Indian retail jewellery industry. It is a platform that showcases the creative genius of India’s leading jewellery houses. This year’s award witnessed more than 1000 entries from across country and finally, after two rigorous rounds of judging only 90 designs made it as the final nominations
“This award is the only event that sets the benchmark in the industry with respect to designs, innovation and trendsetting. Over the past years we have seen an incredible change in the caliber of jewellery with a spurt of innovative and cutting edge designs. The Retail Jeweller India Awards not only appreciate design and creation but also celebrate them”, said Soma Bhatta, Editor, The Retail Jeweller.
Retail Jeweller India Awards was established in 2005 with the mission to take the US $30 billion Retail Jewellery industry forward by creating a platform for recognizing the best work of the industry in fields of design, retail and marketing. 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 jewelers, a jury of great repute, IMRB as the process auditors and NDTV Good Times as Television partner, 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. Completely focused on the subject of jewellery retailing, the magazine enjoys highest readership amongst progressive jewellery retailers in the country. Delivering focused communication for 48,000 HNI readers it has emerged as a dependable and reliable source for industry happenings and developments.