Flautist Rakesh Chaurasia with Satyajit Talwalkar (left) and Sanjoy Das (right)
In an evening that epitomised luxury, elegance and culture, Marwar and Forevermark, the diamond brand from The De Beers Group, joined hands to co-host a special viewing of breathtaking diamond jewellery, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai. The event also offered a unique opportunity to learn more about diamonds with experts from Forevermark acquainting the audience with the nittygritty of buying diamonds. Among the attendees were distinguished readers of Marwar and other eminent guests.
The evening began with hosts Maneck Davar, the chairman and managing director of Spenta Multimedia Pvt Ltd and Sachin Jain, the president of Forevermark, welcoming the guests, who then exchanged pleasantries and networked over cocktails, before settling down for the evening’s programme.
The evening’s proceedings commenced with a keynote address by Maneck Davar, where he spoke about Marwar’s legacy of portraying the Marwari community, as well as other magazines published by Spenta Multimedia that focussed on the fascinating world of gems and jewellery, such as Adorn and Solitaire, the latter being the monthly magazine of The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council. He also spoke about Marwar’s past association with Forevermark by way of several events having been jointly organised by the two brands in cities like Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata. Taking over from Maneck Davar, Sachin Jain spoke about the story of diamonds and what makes them timeless. Highlighting De Beers’ 130-year legacy as a diamond mining company and brand Forevermark’s journey and commitment to quality and trust, he spoke about Forevermark’s association with the best and the most reliable jewellers to offer the choicest in diamond jewellery, created from responsibly sourced and individually certified diamonds by Forevermark.
(L-R) Roshni Damania, Maneck Davar (CMD, Spenta Multimedia Pvt Ltd), Parvez Damania
Advocate Hitesh Jain
Continuing about Forevermark diamonds, Leena Amin, Training Manager, Forevermark, next spoke about how to choose the best diamonds and what makes Forevermark diamonds so special. Taking the audience through the fascinating journey of diamonds, right from the mine to breathtaking jewellery, she spoke about the traditional 4C’s of choosing diamonds (carat, colour, clarity and cut) and other aspects such as a stone’s ‘fire’, ‘shine’, ‘brilliance’ and ‘scintillation’. She also emphasised brand Forevermark’s rigorous diamond grading process to ensure that only the best of gem-quality diamonds were used for jewellery.
Next up was a sparkling performance by world renowned flautist Rakesh Chaurasia and his team comprising Satyajit Talwalkar (on the tabla) and Sanjoy Das (on the guitar). The trio held the audience spellbound for the next 45 minutes, before signing off to thunderous applause.
The memorable evening concluded with dinner and guests and hosts taking back pleasant memories of the enchanting evening.
(L-R) Anaita Davar, Maneck Davar, Ananya Goenka, Anant Goenka (Executive Director, Indian Express Group)
(L-R) Dr Mukesh Batra (CMD, Dr Batra’s Positive Health Clinic Pvt Ltd), Dinesh Khanna (Chairman, The Club), Genie Kriegner, Martin Kriegner (Region Head of Asia Pacific, LafargeHolcim Ltd), Malti Jain, Sachin Jain
(L-R) Dr Gita Piramal, Dr Rati Godrej, Sabira Merchant, Malti Jain, Sudha Motwane
(L-R) Sabira Merchant, Paulomi Jain, Bakul Jain (Joint Managing Director, DCW Ltd)
(L-R) Ashish Vaid, Malti Jain, Mudit Jain (Joint Managing Director, DCW Ltd)
L-R: Vivek Jain (Joint Managing Director, DCW Ltd), Vijay Kalantri (CMD, Balaji Infra Projects Limited)
Uday and Sangita Kilachand
(L-R) Sabira Merchant, Sachin Jain, Leena Amin (Training Manager, Forevermark)
M Radhakrishnan Nair (Editor, Man’s World) with Paulomi Dhawan
Nadir Godrej (MD, Godrej Industries) and Dr Rati Godrej
Ashraf Motiwala and Farzana Contractor