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Hema Malani

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Jewels designed with a difference for a woman of substance. The one off pieces are a creative expression in form, colour, craftsmanship and design. In tune with the trends, these jewels are meant to transcend all ages and time.

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  • Category

    Accessories
  • Market Segments

    Jewelry
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    JewelCAD
    Photoshop
    Microsoft Office
  • Schools/Training

    JPDC, Jewellery Design & Manufacturing
    Gem Testing Laboratory, Gemmology
    Lady Irwin College, Masters in Textiles & Clothing

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Contact:
2/11 Raj Narayan Marg,
Civil Lines,
Delhi - 110054,
India

OBJECTIVE

To fruitfully use my comprehensive knowledge in Jewellery Design and manufacturing in a constructive team atmosphere.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2004 Jul - 2008 Jan
2000 Dec - 2003 Jul
Jewellery Product Development Centre/ JPDC, New Delhi
Faculty for Jewellery Design Senior jewellery instructor for Foundation and Industry Oriented Jewellery Design courses and History of Jewellery
JewelCAD instructor
Instructor for Enamelling, module of the 1-year manufacturing coursen
Representing the institute on fairs eg. India International Jewellery Fair/ IIJS Bombay and other events

2000 Jul - 2000 Dec
JD Insitute for Fashion, New Delhi Faculty for Jewellery Design Instructor for Jewellery Design courses

1999 Apr - May
Ravissant, New Delhi (high-end silverware manufacturer and exporter)
Consultant
Set-up of the enameling workshop.
Staff training in the basics of enameling

1997 - 1999
Jagan Nath Hemchand Jewellers, New Delhi
Designer
Design of collection for national and international customers Production supervisor
Undertook counter sales

1997 – present
Independent Jewellery designer for private customer

1996 Jan - Jun
National Institute of Fashion Technology/ NIFT, New Delhi
Faculty for Knitwear and Design Technology
Instructor for History of Western Costume

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
*Attended the Trends Forum organised by Swarovski in New Delhi, India on 21 Nov 2007.
*In a quest to keep updated on the various aspects of the industry I have attended workshops and seminars of various institutions, conducted by experts in the respective fields e.g. on Window display, Gold technology, Enamelling, Water colour rendering, Environment and health friendly technologies in Jewellery manufacturing, History of Jewellery Design, International trend research etc.

EDUCATION
2008 Apr - 2008 Oct
Gemological Institute of America, Mumbai, India
Graduate Gemology, Resident programe
Accredited Jewelry Professional, Resident program

1999 Aug – 2000Apr
Gosil Export Ltd., Jaipur,
Trainee
Undertook training for the use of Laser technology in Jewellery making.

1999 -2000
Gem Testing Laboratory, Jaipur
Diploma in Gem Identification

1996 – 1997
Jewellery Product Development Centre/ JPDC, New Delhi
Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacturing:
Emphasis on design concept and rendering techniques
Practical training of various manufacturing processes: handcrafting skills, wax modeling, master making, casting, different finishing processes, stone setting, enamelling

1991 – 1993
Lady Irwin College, New Delhi,
Masters in Home Science (Textiles and Clothing)
Dissertation: “The Embroideries of Meghwals and Sindhi Musalmans of Barmer/ Rajasthan”

1988 – 1991
Lady Irwin College, New Delhi,
Bachelors in Home Science (honours)

AWARDS RECEIVED
Two pendant-earring ensembles published in juried work in \"500 Gemstone Jewels\", a Lark Book Publication

Design selected in the top designs of the \"Passion Deluxe-Enlightened Swarovski Elements\"

Awarded the GIA Endowment Scholarship to study Graduate Gemologist program at GIA, Mumbai, India

Certificate of Merit in the Aakar Jewellery Design Compettition

1st runner-up in the Pearl Row category of the Tahiti Pearl Trophy 2007

Felicitated for Trophy designed for ABN Amro Solitaire Awards & Mememto for the GJEPC

First prize in the Casual wear category for Youth of the IIGJ Vision 2006. The piece titled “Insidious Attractions” is a Tourmilated Quartz pendant with Rubies and Diamonds set in white gold.

Third prize in the Party wear category for Youth of the IIGJ Vision 2006. The piece titled “Urban Nomads” is a 22 K textured yellow gold bangle with a diamond studded wooden bead.

“Outstanding Student of the Year 2000” at Gem Testing Laboratory, Jaipurn Silver Medalist for Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacturing, JPDC, New Delhi

PUBLICATION
1994 June Apparel Embellishments: “Barmer Embroidery: An Exquisite Art”--Vandana Bhandari and Hema Malani

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Member Enamelist Society of India.
Member Designer Jewelry Biz
Member Orchid Forum

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Courses in photography with the aim of specialization in Jewellery/ object photography.
German language courses at Max Mueller Bhavan (Goethe Institute), New Delhi.

STRENGTH
Skilled in design concepts for jewellery in keeping up with the current trends of the national and international markets.
Exercise initiative and enthusiastic with excellent ability to work in a team environment.
Goal oriented, assertive, dependable, independent. Structured and creative lecturer with the aim to support young talent

COMPUTER SKILLS:MS Office
MS Windows
Adobe Photoshop
JewelCAD

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