MUMBAI, INDIA — Vogue India, the country’s leading fashion, beauty, luxury and lifestyle multi-media brand and the Natural Diamond Council, the definitive destination for natural diamonds have come together for the first time to curate a virtual Diamond Festival, on August 20 and 21, 2021. This collaboration will bring to you the best of diamond jewellery—from what’s trending in natural diamonds, to what’s inside a modern millennial’s jewellery box to the rise of gender neutral diamond jewellery. This virtual festival promises to be your one-stop for all things diamonds.
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The Vogue India X Natural Diamond Council Diamond Festival (The Online Edit) will pull together experts from across the globe including Lucia Silvestri, jewellery creative director at Bulgari to Francesca Cartier Brickell, author of The Cartiers. Actor Aditi Rao Hydari, shares her personal relationship with jewellery, while dynamic stars Alaya F and Malavika Mohanan will talk about their first diamond jewellery purchases. Hear what Sabyasachi Mukherjee has to say about telling India’s stories. Vogue’s international editor-at-large, Hamish Bowles, marketing executive and jewellery connoisseur, Kaustav Dey, supermodel Nidhi Sunil and jewellery designer to the stars, Hanut Singh, weigh in on the rise of ungendered jewellery. Tune into a power-packed panel with Francesca Cartier Brickell, the Maharani of Baroda Radhikaraje Gaekwad, and jewellery and art curator Amin Jaffer to know more about the relationship between royals and their diamonds.
The two-day festival is set up to be a jam-packed schedule of learning. Whether you’re in the business of jewellery, a purveyor and wearer of beautiful things, or simply an aesthete who enjoys knowing more about the history of natural diamonds, this will be a festival to tune into.
“We’re thrilled to unveil different facets of the timeless diamonds with every conversation lined up and I am happy to have such industry stalwarts from across the globe on board with us. This is an era of conscious luxury, natural diamonds perfectly blend royalty with craftsmanship to mark important milestones in our lives and these two days will remind us all to have fun with diamonds that will eventually become a part of family heirloom for generations to come.”- Richa Singh, Managing Director, Natural Diamond Council- India & Middle East
“Who doesn’t love diamonds? And who better than the world’s most foremost experts – from historians to jewellers to tell us the stories behind every carat? This two day festival, promises to sparkle,” – Priya Tanna, editor in chief, Vogue India