The Jewellery World Awards (JWA) awarded KGK Group Chairman Navrattan Kothari with the laureate of the Jewellery World Awards' highest honour, the Lifetime Achievement Award, for the year 2021 on 21 February in Dubai. The Award was presented by Ahmed Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chief Executive Chairman of DMCC, in the esteemed presence of industry stalwarts. A pioneer in the sector, with more than 6 decades behind him, Kothari’s efforts have converted his family's gemstone trading company into a worldwide conglomerate. Today KGK encompasses the whole spectrum of gem and jewellery business, from mining, sourcing, production, distribution and even retailing of coloured gemstones, diamonds and jewellery. Through the KGK Group, Kothari is actively engaged in numerous philanthropic endeavours thus helping uplift the community and society at large. He is firm believer in the power of morals.
Sandeep Kothari receiving the Manufacturer of the Year Award from Nirupa Bhatt, Consultant Advisor, GIA
Recognition in the Diamonds Category
Jewellery World Awards honoured KGK Group with the Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Diamonds Category for the year 2021, at a gala evening held in Dubai. Sandeep Kothari, Group Managing Director, received the award on behalf of the entire team from Nirupa Bhatt, Consultant Advisor, GIA in the presence of industry leaders. KGK Group is amongst a handful of global companies who are De Beers' Sightholders, Alrosa Alliance Members and Rio Tinto Select Diamantaires. Discerning diamond buyers worldwide seeking natural and ethical diamonds trust KGK and understand its advantages of integrated supply pipeline, expertise, quality and choice.
The award ceremony took place at JGT Dubai, Jewellery Gem Technology, Dubai and was organised by Informa Markets Jewellery and the Italian Exhibition Group SpA. (IEG).