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A Tradition of Excellence: Uncovering the History and Legacy of Borivali Jewellers

Mumbai, a melting pot of cultures and traditions, is not just India’s financial powerhouse but also a treasure trove of age-old craftsmanship. In the north-western corner of this bustling metropolis is Borivali, a suburb that resonates with the rhythmic sound of hammers striking metal, the shimmer of precious stones, and the legacy of traditional Indian jewellery-making. Borivali Jewellers, a name synonymous with quality and exquisite craftsmanship, stands as a testament to this rich heritage. In this post, we’ll delve into the history and legacy of Borivali Jewellers, exploring how they have kept the flame of traditional Indian jewellery-making alive.

The Beginnings of Borivali’s Jewellery Tradition

The story of Borivali’s association with jewellery-making dates back several centuries. Historically, Mumbai, and by extension Borivali, has been a strategic location for trade, especially during the times of the Maratha Empire and later the British Raj. This strategic position brought diverse cultures and crafts to the area, including the art of jewellery making.

Borivali, initially a congregation of small villages, witnessed the influx of skilled artisans from various parts of India. These artisans brought with them age-old techniques, such as the Kundan setting, Filigree, and Meenakari, which soon became the cornerstone of Borivali’s jewellery-making tradition.

The Craftsmanship of Borivali Jewellers

What sets Borivali Jewellers apart is our unwavering commitment to traditional craftsmanship. The jewellers here are not just artisans; they are custodians of an age-old art. Every piece of jewellery crafted in the workshops of Borivali tells a story – a story of meticulous craftsmanship, attention to detail, and a deep respect for tradition.

Kundan Work: The Essence of Royalty

Kundan work, renowned for its intricate design and use of precious stones, is a hallmark of Borivali jewellery. This technique, perfected over generations, involves setting carefully cut and polished precious stones into a base of pure gold, using highly refined gold or silver foil. The result is jewellery that exudes an air of royalty and elegance.

Filigree: Delicate Artistry

Another prominent technique practised by Borivali jewellers is Filigree, a delicate form of metalwork made with tiny beads or twisted threads of gold. The artisans weave these materials into intricate lace-like patterns, showcasing a level of skill and patience that is truly remarkable.

Meenakari: The Play of Colors

Meenakari, the art of colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals, is another technique that Borivali jewellers have mastered. This process involves fusing brilliant colours onto the metal, creating vibrant patterns that are as mesmerizing as they are beautiful.

The Legacy Continues

The legacy of Borivali Jewellers is not just about preserving traditional techniques; it’s also about adaptation and evolution. As modern design sensibilities evolve, so do the creations of Borivali’s artisans. They have managed to strike a balance between traditional craftsmanship and contemporary designs, thus appealing to a wide range of customers.

Om Jewellers in Borivali

With our rich history and commitment to traditional craftsmanship, Om Jewellers in Borivali continues to be a beacon of excellence in the world of Indian jewellery. Our creations are not just ornaments; they are heirlooms that carry the legacy of Indian artistry. For anyone looking to experience the true essence of Indian jewellery, a visit to the Om Jewellers store in Borivali is a must. In the midst of the buzzing streets of Mumbai, we stand as proud custodians of an age-old tradition, continuing to enchant the world with our timeless creations

Bhavin Jakhia

Bhavin Jakhia, a highly-regarded expert in the jewellery field, directs Om Jewellers—a legacy brand rooted in craftsmanship since 1939. A Mumbai University graduate, Bhavinji taking the helm in 2003, his 20+ years in the industry drive impactful leadership. Bhavinji seamlessly merges traditional expertise with a passion for innovative designs. Personally refining gold designs, Bhavinji elevates Om Jewellers to new heights, embodying timeless elegance. Inspired by his wife Bhavana Jakhia, he encourages collaborative creativity, resulting in a curated collection synonymous with style and sophistication. Bhavinji’s hands-on approach and visionary leadership make Om Jewellers an emblem of excellence in jewellery.