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Though Unnati Jhaveri adores diamonds, she also loves to design fusion jadau jewellery By Surekha Kadapa-Bose
A young designer who has just stepped into the world of designing, Unnati Jhaveri of Unnati Jewels is absolutely sure of her designs, the precious stones that she selects and the design desires of her clients. “Every woman wants to look good and jewellery enhances her beauty. Indirectly, I am helping women become more beautiful by designing jewellery of their needs and within a budget that suits them,” says the vivacious 21-year-old Unnati as she talks about a passion she has nurtured since her childhood.
Daughter of Jitendra Jahveri of JK Exports who also trade in diamonds, Unnati was exposed to the glitter of diamonds from her childhood. Because of this she learnt to recognise a high quality diamond from a low grade one very easily.
After graduating in commerce from HR College in Mumbai she decided to pursue a jewellery-designing course at Gautum Banerjee’s Institute of Designing to learn the technicalities of the craft. Currently she is also pursuing a post graduate course in commerce from her alma mater, HR College.
“Diamonds are in my blood! In my jewellery besides white diamonds I love to use coloured stones – both precious and semi precious – as well. This not only cuts down on costs but also adds a nice colour to the piece,” she says. Her style statements are designer earrings.
Unnati loves to design long and big earrings, which she says should be worn as the only piece of jewellery. “They stand apart; so women can pair my earrings with one or two finger rings. Anyway, only the earrings will make them get noticed among their friends,” says Unnati confidently.
Unnati has already held several exhibitions of her jewellery and has clients in the 20-55 age group. Students, working women, housewives and several corporate offices that want to showcase designer jewellery to their foreign clients form her impressive array of clients.
“I neither like very traditional designs nor completely modern ones. I prefer fusion and even though I adore diamond jewellery, I also love to design jadau from Jaipur, especially fusion jadau that is a combo of polished diamonds and uncut diamonds together,” she says. And as far as inspiration goes, “I get inspired by Nature!” she reveals.