Retail Jeweller India Awards

With a mission to raise the industry standard, create a strong business camaraderie, give industry heads a much-needed platform for networking and idea exchange and at the same time laud some exceptional efforts in the realm of jewellery designing and promotions, The 10th Annual Gemfields & Nazraana Retail Jeweller India Awards 2014 will be help on July 19th 2014.

Over the years, Gemfields & Nazraana Retail Jeweller India Awards has established itself as the most coveted, prestigious and the most sought-after awards for the Indian retail Jewellery industry. It has given a platform to showcase the creative brilliance of India’s leading and most renowned jewellery houses including Tanishq, Anmol Jewellers, Gehna, Amrapali, Farah Khan Ali, Mirari, CKC, Orra, Sangini, TBZ- The Original and many more.


“The 10th Annual Gemfields & RioTinto Retail Jeweller India Awards 2014 aims to create an opportunity for retailers to celebrate the creative and business success in various segments of jewellery retailing such as product design, marketing and retail concepts, irrespective of their business size and commercial success. Promising to bring to the fore the most ingenious work of the industry the awards are aimed at promoting the culture of excellence in the $30 billion Indian Retail jewellery industry,” says Soma Bhatta, Director, the Retail Jeweller India Awards.


With an eminent jury panel comprising of the who’s who from the jewellery, corporate, fashion, art, and entertainment industry, The 10th Annual Gemfields & RioTinto Retail Jeweller India Awards 2014 has become the benchmark for industry recognition. The Jury Panel of the year 2013 included Neha Dhupia (Actress), Anita Dongre (Fashion Designer), Mahima Chaudhary (Actress), Yaami Gautam (Actress),  Namrata Baruwa Shroff (Interior Architect), Ananya Banerjee (Artist), Vaishali Banerjee (Manager - Platinum Guild India), Shaziya Khan, Executive Planning Director (JWT), Professor Jatin Bhatt (Dean, School of Design, Ambedkar University, Delhi), Radha Kapoor (Founder & Executive Director, ISDI), Prasad Kapre (Core Committee Member, FICCI Gem & Jewellery), Arati Singh, Senior Vice President, NDTV Good Times, and Ashit Kukian, President & Chief Operating Officer, Radio City.


“Through association with the Retail Jeweller India Awards, we aim to expand our footprint in India and promote the magnificence of Emeralds – from mines to market. Just like this elite circle of excellence, we reiterate a renewed consideration for best practices and ecological concerns. Our vision for the future of emeralds is linked to evolved consumers and a more responsible industry“adds Rupak Sen, Regional Marketing Director, Gemfields (Asia).


“Rio Tinto is pleased to partner with The Retail Jeweller India Awards. This year we have collaborated with Retail Jeweller to introduce the 1st India Design Excellence Awards – IDEA. These awards are intended to inspire talented, young Indian designers to create innovative jewellery designs for Nazraana – The Royal Gift of Diamonds” says Mr. Vikram Merchant, Manager, India Representative Office, Rio Tinto.


“ORO is a story of innovation and passion, something which every jeweller needs to stay in the business today. Therefore, when we do our thing, we not only do it differently but also do it with a level of commitment and seriousness just like the Retail Jeweller Awards that have been around ever since the jewellery business became the jewellery industry. We are glad to have found them as Partners in Progress, and this time we take pride in presenting to the jewellery industry - ORO PLATINUM at the Awards ceremony” added Mr. Avinash Pahuja, Director, ORO Raia Jewels Pvt. Ltd.


“Dharmanandan Diamonds is one of the largest manufacturers of Diamonds and Diamond Jewellery and DTC Sightholders in the industry. Over the years, the company has effectively and efficiently progressed in the marketing and distribution of Diamonds in the country. Our partnership with The Retail Jeweller India Awards signifies our commitment to the Indian retailers for whom this is the only credible platform to showcase their creative prowess in design and retail and marketing concepts” says Piyush Patel, Director, Dharmanandan Diamonds.

Timelines for 10th Retail Jeweller India Awards 2014 are as follows:-



Registration Begins

25th March


Last Date of Registration

5th April 2014


Entries Begin

1st April 2014


Last Date of Entry Submission

25th April 2014


Finalists Announcement

25th May 2014


Jury Meet

2nd July 2014


Mega Awards Night

19th July 2014



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