Christie’s auctions 12 of Gemfields’ jewellery pieces for a worthy cause
by EVENTFAQS Bureau | Marketing | June 19, 2014 | News
most affluent women found another excuse to shop for jewellery this summer,
with Gemfields hosting an auction to invite bids on 12 of its most precious
pieces. Establishing a firm commitment to philanthropy in India, Gemfields sold
pieces from its Project Blossoming collection to contribute to a worthy cause -
Project Nanhi Kali. The event, held at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai on June 6,
helped raise funds for the education of 2500 underprivileged girl children.
is jointly managed by the K.C Mahindra Education Trust and Naandi Foundation
and provides academic support, material support and social support to over
90,000 girls across nine states in India. At the event, Christie's served as
the auctioneer as 12 pieces of precious stone jewellery were bid for by renowned
faces from Mumbai's social circle.
included Project Blossoming Ambassador, Chitrangada Singh, Tisca Chopra, Preeti
Jhangiani, Parvin Dabas, Aditya Hitkari, Divya Palat, Nisha Jamwal, Rouble
Nagi, Pria Kataria Puri and Naazneen Bedi, besides senior
officials from Gemfields, Christie's, Mahindra and Mahindra and Naandi
pieces from the collection were designed by leading jewellery houses like Hazoorilal
and Mirari from Delhi, Anmol Jewellers and Moksh from Mumbai, Amrapali from
Jaipur, Talwarsons Jewellers from Chandigarh, Tibarumals Jewellers from
Hyderabad, Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers from Lucknow, Abaran from Bengaluru and
Narayan Jewellers from Vadodara.
The funds gathered from pieces of the Project Blossoming collection go towards supporting the girl child.