Joy Alukkas, Chairman, Joyalukkas Group, received the awards from Soma Bhatta, Editor, Retail Jeweller India Magazine and Mark Curtis, Head of Leasing, Ithra Dubai.
Mumbai: The 17th Retail Jeweller India Awards 2022 (RJIA), India’s first recognition platform for Indian Jewellers, has grown into the most coveted, most prestigious prize for design excellence in the Indian retail jewellery industry.
The RJIA platform is a peerless showcase for the creative genius of India’s leading jewellery houses across the nation and Joyalukkas is proud to announce that after two rigorous rounds of evaluations we won the awards for the Best Bridal Diamond Jewellery of the Year and the Best TV Campaign of the Year.
The awards received over 1000 designs entries across these 20 categories. After a rigorous round of online judging, over 400+ exclusive designs were unveiled at the Grand Jury Meet for physical evaluation where the jury deliberated on the latest masterworks of the Indian jewellery industry and made the final decision on the winners and top five finalists.
The Retail Jeweller India Awards does more than simply appreciate brilliant design and creation - it celebrates and honours them. The Grand Finale of RJIA 2022, an exciting affair graced by Bollywood personalities and beauty pageants including Anupriya Goenka, Zoya Afroz and Neha Ahuja, was held on the 6th of August 2022 at The Grand Hyatt in the presence of over 600+ jewellers from across the nation.
A yearly extravaganza of high jewellery and uncommon designs, this is where renowned jewellers such as Joyalukkas showcase their design prowess to a distinctive panel of jurors, media and influencers.
This year, as every year, the jury is comprised of a select few individuals with longstanding professional experience from the worlds of art, fashion, media and business. The jury included: Nawaz Modi Singhania, Leading Fitness Trainer & Lifestyle Icon; Pria Kataaria Puri, Fashion Designer; Rina Dhaka, Fashion Designer; Suchhanda Chatterjee, Promotor Director Speciality Restaurant Ltd. & Producer Quest Films Pvt. Ltd.; Sanjana Shah, Creative Director, Tao Art Gallery; Vaishali Shadangule, Fashion Designer, Vaishali S;
Vidita Vithal Kamat, Kamat Group.
In accord with the changing demographics of the consumers, the youth jury members represented a new voice for the evolving sensibilities of craft and design. The veterans, with their immense exposure to luxe lifestyles across the globe brought in the discernment of the finest degree while assessing the winning masterworks.
“As a very competitive player in the Indian jewellery market, we at Joyalukkas have always strived to best our competition and have always admired the designs of our friends in the industry, and considered them our inspiration. Congratulations to all other winners and participants.” Said Joy Alukkas,Chairman on receiving the recognition.