Diamonds of this type, exhibiting an antique cutting style as well as a superior quality, are very rare and will most certainly evoke references to the historic term of "Golconda" The necklace is also accompanied by thirty-four reports from the Gemological Institute of America stating that thirty-four rectangular and square-shaped pink diamonds … But if Indian customers have mostly gone for flash and bling over quality so far, Modi’s clear that that’s not his focus. Says Archer: “Nirav Modi is a master of his craft. At the heart of the 121.99-carat Golconda Lotus necklace is a 12.29-carat pear-shaped Golconda diamond surrounded by smaller pear-shaped old-mine diamonds. 98. He became well known after he designed his "Golconda Lotus Necklace" with an old, 12-carat, pear-shaped diamond as a centerpiece in 2010. It’s suspended from a flexible latticed band of rectangular pink diamonds (all 22.8 carats of them) and white diamond links. From shop BubuRuby. He is best remembered for his aesthetics and signature pieces like the Golconda Lotus Necklace and the Embrace stretchable bangle. $19.98 $ 19. But two years ago Nirav Modi, a young Indian jeweller little known outside the jewellery business, quietly went on a buying spree of extraordinary proportions. It … Now Modi says it “rises like Goddess Lakshmi emerging from a lotus” as it sits on top of layers of pink and white petals made from pear-shaped and round pink and colourless diamonds. Jewelry Orders. The innovation’s led to an entire Ainra collection with pieces like the understated Rs 2.65-crore Ainra Emerald ‘Y’ necklace. It’s suspended from a flexible latticed band of rectangular pink diamonds (all 22.8 carats of them) and white diamond … The hushed tones seem to fit with the whispered luxury of the Nirav Modi salon. Sold for Rs 16.29 crore at the Christie’s Hong Kong auction in November 2010. Or look at the stunning Rs 1.5-crore Emerald Dream necklace with its huge 186-carat Columbian emerald drop. “The reason we haven’t seen something that’s beautiful before is because nobody had the patience to make it or they gave up. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. An Endless Cut ring or bangle, then, is a seamless circle of diamonds. He’s made diamonds with such finely calibrated curvatures that you can’t tell where one ends and the other begins. Nirav Modi is a 46 years old man who was born in Antwerp, Belgium, Europe. Leading jeweller Mehul Choksi, who heads the Gitanjali Group and is Modi’s uncle — he initiated Modi into the diamond business when he moved from Belgium to India in 1990 — adds: “What Nirav does is exceptional. The Golconda Lotus necklace, which was auctioned in Nov 2010 in Hong Kong for $3mil, had a 12.29 K Golconda diamond. The exquisite Golconda Lotus necklace that stole the show at Christie’s jewellery auction in Hong Kong in November when it sold for a breathtaking Rs 16.29 crore to a Chinese collector. “Today, India has enormous wealth and there’s an awareness of diamond jewellery. His pieces are appearing at one auction after another. It could start with a stone like the 57.10-carat Tanzanite sugar-loaf. Take the Golconda Lotus necklace. $23.98 $ 23. There’s more. Last week, Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale had his Endless Cut collection while a Christie’s auction in May will feature blue and pink diamond ear-pendants by Modi. “If you look at the high-end jewellers internationally, it’s all very classic designs. The attention to detail is exemplary and the craftsmanship rivals some of the international jewellery houses,” she says. “It took a year to perfect,” says Modi. After a decade of saving money, he set up his own company, Firestar Diamond … “The Golconda Lotus necklace is an extraordinary piece that has launched Nirav Modi into the world of jewellery as an artistic form,” says Josephine Archer, business manager, Argyle Pink Diamonds. The Golconda Lotus Necklace part of the Nirav Modi Jewellery collection has a rare flawless 12.29 carat Golconda diamond as well as Argyle pink diamonds. He currently resides in Mumbai, India. Before this, the Nirav Modi line was only available through private sales. Nirav Modi – Riviera of Perfection necklace diamonds Nirav Modi – Golconda Lotus necklace 34 pink diamonds. This is Modi’s first salon. The purplish pink 1.25-carat round Shalimar diamond was one of the most coveted stones in Argyle’s annual pink diamond auction in 2009 when Modi snapped it up. Dainty Lotus Necklace S925 Sterling Silver Yoga Pendant Necklace Birthday Gifts for Women. 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