Eina Ahluwalia

Kolkata , India Kolkata , India

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The Story

"The creative process begins with a lot of coffee and angst. I have to reach within myself and sift through a lot of thoughts and ideas to find the one strong story that needs to be shared."Eina Ahluwalia makes jewellery that is inspired by life, jewellery that takes you on journeys within yourself and through time. Each piece is created with equal head, heart and hand; each jewel is unique and independent.

Intricate fretwork and miniature sculptures imbued with meaning that serve as a personal reminder for you to wear. Her work tiptoes the line between art, craft and design, sometimes crossing over to fashion.Eina trained under the pioneering conceptual jeweller Ruudt Peters in Holland, and studied at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence, Italy. David Lamb- MD, Jewellery at World Gold Council has picked her as one of the hottest talents to watch out for. The label is a regular at Lakme Fashion Week, Mumbai with independent runway shows since 2009, and is frequently featured in magazines like British Vogue, CR Fashion Book by Carine Roitfeld, InStyle UK, Stylist Magazine UK, Her World Singapore, Madame Figaro France, Zeit Magazine Germany, Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, etc. Eina has showcased at art galleries and jewellery shows across the world. She was selected to show at the ‘Hot Under The Collar’ Exhibition at the SNAG conference 2012 (Society of North American Goldsmiths), and her Kirpan Necklace is featured in Lark Book Publishers collectors series ‘500 Art Necklaces’.Eina writes for several magazines & newspapers, and when she isn't travelling the world gathering new inspiration and experiences, she is most often found bent over her workbench with her fretsaw...

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If it’s meaningful jewelry that you’re after then Eina Ahluwalia is the designer for you. Based in India, each and every piece she creates is lovingly hand-made with each and every piece representing…
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Designer spotlight

For Kolkata-based conceptual jewelry designer Eina Ahluwalia, jewelry is about so much more than ornamentation. “Jewelry is a celebration and affirmation of life and the self,” Eina says. “We need...
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