Plumtin holds showcase to revive legacy of rich Indian craftsmanship
Author(s): City Air News(L-R) Samarjeet Kaur Gurm, Founder, Plumtin, Tarang Arora, Creative Director, Amrapali Jaipur, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher, Rajiv Arora, Founder , Amrapali and Rajesh Ajmera, Founder , Amrapali, at the exhibit. Chandigarh,...
Chandigarh, August 29, 2019: Connoisseurs of heritage jewellery and breathtaking wedding trousseau, have reason to cheer.
An exclusive showcase of heritage wedding jewellery from the stable of India’s famous & iconic jewelry house Amrapali Jaipur and an exotic bridal collection of Chandigarh’s renowned Couturier Samarjeet Kaur Gurm Buwal has kicked off at Plumtin, Sec 7 here.
The display will be on from August 29 - 30.
It is noteworthy that the collection of Amrapali Jaipur has been brought to Chandigarh by Plumtin, Chandigarh’s well known luxury boutique, founded by Fashion Designer Samarjeet Kaur Gurm Buwal. The label has collaborated with Amrapali Jaipur, to bring a fine jewellery collection that offers modern design for one’s wedding trousseau. Tarang Arora, CEO & Creative Director of Amrapali Jaipur is participating and is explaining finer nuances of the collection to eager visitors. What’s more, the Founders of Amrapali Jaipur - Rajiv Arora and Rajesh Ajmera too are present. On day 1 of the showcase, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher also visited. She spent a good amount of time viewing the collections, particularly the Jewellery display. Kher appreciated the exclusive pieces of jewellery and bridal attire.
It is pertinent to state here that Tarang has studied gemology from London and oversees all aspects of the brand, from sourcing stones to designing the collections. The brand has stores in India, Pakistan & London. The brand also operates a museum of Indian Jewellery in Jaipur.
Tarang Arora said, “Amrapali Jaipur’s collection presented here includes magnificent pieces that give a befitting tribute to style and aesthetics of India. Each piece created with gold, diamond, emerald, sapphires and navratna has harmonized the classical tradition through rare craftsmanship. The collection boasts of inventive jewellery creations handcrafted by skilled artisans with great love and respect.”
Plumtin on the other hand is showcasing their winter bridal trousseau collection 2019; the collection celebrates the folk lore of tapestry embroidery in luscious shades of pastels. Rich textiles like silk, crapes and chiffons are layered together for a splendid feel.
Samarjeet Kaur Gurm Buwal, Founder, Plumtin said, “I have used rich Indian embroideries like Zardozi, phulkari, mukaish, nakshi, kasab, kalma etc in my collection. Hand embroidery seems to be going out of trend due to the onslaught of modern machines. We through our creations are trying to keep the authentic & traditional craft of designing alive. The showcase aims to revive our timeless craftsmanship.”
Both Amrapali’s and Plumtin’s collections have been modeled by actress Pooja Batra and super model Nayanika Chatterjee. The display is a must see for all those who are in love with pure Indian craft and heritage traditions. Samarjeet’s unique expertise of rendering zardozi on pashmina which has been copyrighted by her is also on display. The unique combination of jewellery and bridal couture has been put up with the upcoming wedding season in mind.