A Magnificent Luxury Heritage Jewellery Brand from India – “Sangeeta Boochra and Silver Centrre” is on the verge to take India to new heights.
Founded by ‘” The Silver King of India “ Seth Kistoor Chand Boochra in 1897 as a Bullion Trading Company.
It was only in 1960 when his Visionary son Seth Lalit Kumar Boochra saw an opportunity and converted it into a Jewellery Manufacturing Company.
The company is Managed by Mrs Neeta Boochra – Director , Mrs Sangeeta Boochra – Director and Designer , Mr Abhineet Boochra – Director.
The brand has been loved by the Royal Families of the World , Industrialists , Politicians , Celebrities. Her Highness Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II of England , Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur , Royal Family of Patiala , Nizam of Hyderabad , Royal Family of Rajkot , Royal Family of Kota , Wadiyar Dynasty of Mysore , Royal Family of Baroda – the Gaekwad Dynasty , John . F. Kennedy President of United States to Hollywood Celebrities Meryl Streep , Julia Roberts , Sofia Vergara , Monica Bellucci , Salma Hayek , Audrey Hepburn to Bollyowood Celebrities like Deepika Padukone , Aishwarya Rai , Priyanka Chopra , Vidya balan , Alia Bhatt.
It would be impossible to ARGUE that “ SANGEETA BOOCHRA “ is the most famous designer of Jewellery. Her strength is her ability to read the times and the moods that changed them — and usually do so before anyone else did.
In conversation with Mr Abhineet Boochra – Director – Silver Centrre , Sangeeta Boochra.
How do you update yourself with the changing times ?
It is our 4th Generation in this business and With young generation in business , we try to update ourselves – Mr Riteek Boochra is the youngest of all to enter into the business and is The Chief Brand Officer ( CBO ) and is responsible for the Brand’s image , experience and promise. We have been one of the early few to have come up with this position in our organization in order to serve our goals in a better way.
There are various jewellery brands in the market , yet your brand is the only brand from India to have the maximum awards ?
The brand was founded on the ground principal of Quality and Trust , it has been more then 125 years now since our inception – the brand’s Good Will is very strong in the market with Master Craftsmen , Artisans , Bankers , Employees , Partners and Clients.
My Grand Father Seth Lalit Kumar Boochra always used to teach me that never lie and be true. Never Compromise on Quality , Upgrade yourself with new Techniques to Increase the Production , Invest in Designing , Treat your Artisans and Employees as Family Member. They are your real Gems. Sticking to those Principles have helped us achieve this.
We have read case studies about your Supply Chain ,can you tell us a bit about it ?
Our products are shipped every 9th day from our factory, it takes us 10 days to produce any kind of design in Mass Quantity and Ship to the respective stores or clients worldwide on the 14th day. This is by far the fastest in our industry.
Your Company has Won Several Accolades and Awards – can you share a list with our Readers ?
Designer and Brand Sangeeta Boochra / Silver Centrre has been recognized on several occasions for their contribution to the Jewellery Industry.
1995 : Highest Sales to Domestic Tourist.
1997 : Highest Sales in Silver Jewellery Category.
1999 : Pioneer to comply with No Child Labour in Factory.
2000 : 100% Environment Friendly Factory by Govt of India.
2001 : Fastest Growing Brand of the Year.
2003 : 100% Compliance to Fair Trade Practice.
2004: Best Jewellery Designer in Retail Category.
2005: Jewellery Design of the Year – Vicenza , Italy
2006: Best Innovative Design of the Year – Bahrain
2007: Jewellery Designer for Modern Silver Jewellery.
2008 : Most Popular Designer of the Year – TUS
Designer of the year – PESITS
2009 : International Design Award for Uneven Contemporary Jewellery.
IFCA Design Award for the Best Packaging in Jewellery.
2010: Bespoke Jewellery of the Year.
2011: Emerging Jewellery Brand of the Year.
2013 : APT Award for Best Visual Merchandising of the Year – UTD
Highest Standard in Rhodium Plating on any Jewellery – FIELDER
2014: Jewellery Designer of the Year.
2015: Multichannel Retailer of the Year.
Outstanding Performance for Community Development – UPRIZE
Brilliance in Society Development and Women Empowerment – DeDori
2016 : Innovative and Creative Individuals whose work best reflects Environmental Concerns – GreenWorld
Outstanding Designer of the Year with NO Child Labor – KriKow
Best Interior Design of a Store for the Year – Kompass’oro
2017: Retailer of the Year – 6 Stores and more Category.
INTAP most Popular Jewellery Designer of the Year.
Management and Successful Implementation of Design in Processes – QANT
2018 : Most innovative Jewellery Brand of the year by International Association of Travel and Leisure.
Most Worn and Loved Brand of the Year by Leisure and Crafts.
Paulman Awards for the Fastest Growing Brand of the Year.
2019 : Grapher Hall of Fame Award.
Highest Production in Silver Jewellery – Iconic Design Award
Excellence in Jewellery Design – NTA