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Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor graces IIJW opening
Aug '13
After three phenomenal editions in Mumbai and the successful New Delhi edition, GJEPC once again proudly presents The India International Jewellery Week 2013, to be held at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai from 4th to 8th August, 2013.

The inauguration was held on Sunday, 4th August and graced by the honorable Chief Guest, Mr. Rajeev Shukla, Member of Parliament, Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC, Mr. Pankaj Parekh, Vice Chairman, GJEPC, senior members of GJEPC, high ranking government officials as well as GJEPC Brand Ambassador and Bollywood Diva, Sonam Kapoor.

The IIJW is being presented by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) this year in association with PC Jeweller (PCJ).

The inaugural show this year featured a scintillating line up of jewellery collection by Gitanjali Gems adorned by not only the impressive model lineup, but also by the bevy of television celebrities.

The crowning glory of the inaugural show was the mesmerizing Bollywood Diva, Sonakshi Sinha, who looked ravishing in breathtaking jewellery from Gitanjali along with Akshay Kumar. The grand finale on 8th of August will feature the “Best of Best” show that highlights the best creations by each designer.

IIJW is an initiative to showcase India's finest in jewellery, be it designs, innovation, craftsmanship, technology or quality to the customers from around the globe. India, the world diamond leader, is today burgeoning with energy and passion when it comes to jewellery. As the fastest growing manufacturing centre, the world is eyeing "INDIA" and the industry is fast progressing to be the world's "Jewellery Hub".

IIJW 2013will be one glamorous destination with a lot of international buyers & media attending. Furthermore with the scintillating glitterati comprising celeb showstoppers and red carpet attendance, IIJW is ready to set the mercury sizzling with their presence bringing the event on an international edge. The event will not only showcase established design houses and designers, but will also give an opportunity to new talented designers to showcase their skill set.

IIJW 2013 will feature 24 budding designers from GIA, IGI, NID and IIGJ, marking the popularity that the show has been receiving from the young designers keen to make a mark in the industry.

The show will also feature 21 renowned jewellery houses of international repute besides leading designers including Nirav Modi, Pallavi Foley, Vijay Golecha, amongst others. These renowned names are known to have adorned many of the Bollywood celebrities and prominent socialites.

The gorgeous Bollywood heartthrob, Sonam Kapoor looked splendid at the inauguration in her designer attire and bedecked by a dazzling neck piece by the celebrated designer Nirav Modi.

“We are proud to announce the 4th edition of India’s most sought after jewellery show which has been an ideal platform for not only the established jewelers and designers, but also encouraged next gen designers to showcase their immense talent, craftsmanship and innovation in the field of jewellery design”, said Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC.

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