Rohit Bal to create designer jewellery

June 24th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Fashion designer Rohit Bal has announced plans of creating exquisite gold and diamond pieces for city based jeweller Kirtilals. “I have been retained by Kirtilals for a year for designing as well as branding of the jewellery collection,” Bal said Monday evening.

Bal will launch two jewellery series designed by him during the year. He will also design and launch men’s fashion accessories like cufflinks.

“There is lot of intricate embroidery design work in garments. And we plan to have jewellery with embroidery designs. There is also a possibility of launching matching jewellery for the clothes - sherwanis, bridal dresses - designed by me,” he said.

Bal has been designing bridal wear for the family running Kirtilals for a long time.

“It just suddenly struck us that we should ask him to design jewellery. His design concepts and aesthetics attracted us,” said Seema Mehta, who heads the design department at Kirtilals.

The first collection of jewellery designed by Bal will be launched in September.

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