AKSHAR CHOUDREE-FINE JEWELLERY was an inevitable consequence of the energy, zest, passion and enthusiasm which lay nascent in the young Gemologist from the age of 15. Success in a high-end, luxury market demands meticulous and exquisite designs matched by quality materials, a mantra religiously adhered to at AKSHAR CHOUDREE-FINE JEWELLERY. Style and sleek design intrigued Akshar from a young age which prompted him to design, craft and fashion his first piece at the age of 15, his first foray into the world of jewellery design. Whether it’s a ray of sheer golden light or a sumptuous dazzle of pure, white brilliance, the incandescence of his pieces will mesmerize you. Collaborative endeavours with renowned and celebrated couturiers enabled him to showcase highly anticipated bespoke collections on runways covered by the international press & media. This exposed and allowed him to cater for a niche market- fashionable clientele with a taste for opulence and extra-ordinary extravagance.Collaborative endeavours with renowned and celebrated couturiers enabled him to showcase highly anticipated bespoke collections on runways covered by the international press & media. This exposed and allowed him to cater for a niche market- fashionable clientele with a taste for opulence and extra-ordinary extravagance.
Complementing inspired pallets of different collections reflecting heritage, irreverent use of colour, pattern and unique silhouette-quality gemstones, fully faceted diamonds and precious metals such as white gold and platinum meet exceptional craftsmanship to create collections that abound in luxurious detail and absolute perfection.
Bold coloured gemstones such as ruby, emerald, sapphire, tourmaline and tanzanite, unusual metal textures, intricate setting techniques such as micro pave and the more traditional milligrain and a heady sensuality come together to bind both classic & contemporary styles in a manner rarely seen.
Not only does Akshar Choudree oversee the smelting process of his team, but also has in house designers and craftsman, with whom he works to create his seasonal collections. Their expertise in setting diamonds with precision and experimenting with both modern and classic designs has resulted in pieces which are the epitome of exquisite splendour, evident of an era of beauty and innocence. The eclectic nature of his interests and experience as a Gemmologist and Jewellery Designer, who graduated from the prestigious Gemmological Institute of America (GIA) as a Gemmologist and an Accredited Jewellery Professional and obtaining further qualifications of a Graduate Pearls Diploma and a Jewellery Design Diploma. He also won the GIA Jewellery Design Award at GIA in New York, a city which is home to some of the most elite jewellery houses in the world.
His attendance at international jewellery and diamond exhibitions exposed him to the latest in design trends, cutting-edge equipment and machinery as well as obtaining exclusive inside knowledge of the selective and preferential demands of different countries and markets.
He trained with the largest diamond processing company in the world, Rosy Blue, where he learnt from some of the most highly skilled Diamond Graders in the industry. Rosy Blue employs some 10,000 people around the globe and has a presence in over 14 countries. He was involved in the task of trading, sorting and valuing thousands of carats of diamonds on a daily basis at the company which is usually the exclusive domain of generations of diamond dealers and is preserved for their progeny and required a rigorous training regime encompassing a six-day week schedule in Mumbai.
He was also involved in cutting and polishing semi-precious and precious stones in exotic Jaipur, his ancestral home, a city renowned for its palaces, exuberance and tradition of royalty, where he learned the finer art of the properties of different stones as well as the intricacies of cutting and polishing.
Akshar was privileged to have undergone his training in rough diamonds with DTC Sightholder KARP group, Surat, one of the most well respected diamond manufacturing companies in India and globally, which received the most prestigious awards by the Indian Diamond Council and Government of India for its export achievements.
AKSHAR CHOUDREE-FINE JEWELLERY was established with the intention of being showcased on runways internationally in conjunction with leading couturiers in a symbiotic relationship between elegant apparel matched with the sophistication of eye-catching accessories encrusted with precious and semi-precious gemstones. AKSHAR CHOUDREE-FINE JEWELLERY achieves this synthesis of two such complementary aspects of fashion which proves beneficial for both elements of interrelated design. This allows the opportunity of showcasing a collection with the movement and fluidity of jewellery as wearable icons, interacting with both outfits and models in a real-time environment. One can never err with the combination of haute couture, refined craftsmanship, sophisticated glamour and undisputed femininity!
Diamonds are such a highly traded commodity that multiple organizations or laboratories have been developed for grading and certifying diamonds based on the four C’s which are Carat Weight, Cut, Color, & Clarity. Read the 4 C's to take care of when purchasing your piece of Diamond Jewellery.
AKSHAR CHOUDREE is pleased to repair any merchandise purchased from AKSHAR CHOUDREE. Once in receipt of the damaged goods an AKSHAR CHOUDREE jeweller will professionally inspect the piece to determine the proper course of action. AKSHAR CHOUDREE will gladly repair your items at a charge to be determined after an evaluation by a certified AKSHAR CHOUDREE jeweler. The customer will be informed of the charge and must authorize such charge prior to commencement of the repair. AKSHAR CHOUDREE will only be responsible for merchandise for a six month period after drop off by the customer.
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