The 12th annual Gemfields Retail Jeweller India Awards 2016 (RJIA), wrapped up for this year, which left an elegant presence, celebrating some of the finest works in the field of retail jewellery in the country. They are also known as being the Oscars for the the Art of Gold, which showcases and respects some of the magnificent works of retail jewellery.
This has been an annual meet, glamoured by several Bollywood stars, which showcased this time some of the great works made in retail gold industry of the country. There were around 250 nominations made, which had some of the distinct features. They were chosen on a basis on how much uniqueness they posses, how creative they are and the innovation these designs have executed. On a par, several entries were made, but the jury made the selections, and the final list was prepared.
The final nominations made, which had some of the big reputed jewellery making houses in India. So it was a tough fight at the centre, where all the finest makers had to fought for the best position.
This ceremony at present is the only in the country which embarks the creative art of jewellery in the industry to respect the designs, the innovative works and trendsetters. In the last few years, there has been a tremendous change in the caliber of the gold industry, which has brought in a spur of creative designs speculating some huge benchmarks. The award ceremony is to celebrate all those great works done.
For the selection process, there were a few rounds of initial screening, and after all procedures, they were selected for 13 different categories, which later went up to the Jury, which again went through a 2 tier process for selecting the final winners.
The jury comprised of different personalities, eminent in their field of work, who formed the integral part of the selection committee. This Year, the panel constituted Arpita Khan Sharma, Ananya Banerjee, Divya Kumar Khosla, Pearl Contractor, Nawaz Singhania, Rouble Nagi, Esha Deol and Shaziya Khan.
The final chosen winners had some of the unique variety of the jewellery, and those were something exquisite, and breathtaking creations by some the finest craftsmen, and at par with the world jewellery, which is something to be proud of such talent in India.
The final works, which were on display showed some of the spectacular designs, and showed how much effort did the makers put in, and brought out the delightful wide array of innovative designs.
Retail Jeweller India Awards (RJIA) came first in the year 2005, to embark the best in the retail gold industry, to put out some of the finest works to the world. An industry, which has over 4 lakh retail jewellers, spurring over 415 cities in the country, this award ceremony is to put out such talent to the mass, and respect them.