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IMAGES: Zarine, Preeti, Sonali sparkle in diamonds!

Last updated on: August 22, 2012 18:42 IST

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We bring you runway action from Day Three of the ongoing India International Jewellery Week 2012!

Yesterday, we brought you the best of jewellery and showings from the first two days of the IIJW, currently underway in Mumbai.

Today we bring you coverage from Day Three, which saw plenty of famous faces and catwalk queens take to the ramp once more. Take a look!

We start off with the YS18 showing by jewellery designer Yogendra Sethi for Intergem Exports -- seen here is model Shruti Agarwal in a splendid ruby and diamond necklace with matching brooch and ring.


Image: Shruti Agarwal for YS18
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Zarine Khan was quite the bride in a heavy emerald necklace and maang tikka that matched her outfit.


Image: Zarine Khan for YS18
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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The lovely Zeenat Aman presented the timeless appeal of the YS18 line in a colourful, chunky gem set.


Image: Zeenat Aman for YS18
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Anand Shah's amazing collection mixed traditional touches with contemporary design, as is apparent from the jaw-dropping gold and diamond accessories seen on Deepti Gujral.


Image: Deepti Gujral for Anand Shah
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Alesia Raut strikes a pose in an intricate semi-necklace (it doesn't go all the way around) and oversized bangles.


Image: Alesia Raut for Anand Shah
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Sonali Bendre was the showstopper for Shah, modelling a very vibrant and twisted necklace, along with matching cuff.


Image: Sonali Bendre for Anand Shah
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Zeenat Desai's pieces were distinctly Indian and had a glamorous old-world feel to them, like this pearl and diamond set.


Image: A Zeenat Desai creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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The designer presented some of her jewellery rather interestingly, though -- get a load of this maang tikka draped across the eyes!


Image: A Zeenat Desai creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Sporting a precious beaded black diadem and a sword pendant, Surelee Joseph dominates the runway.


Image: Surelee Joseph for Zeenat Desai
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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The Jewel Trendz showing featured the work of several designers.

Here we see a lovely half-and-half neckpiece and matching earrings, with diamond-studded florals meeting strands of rubies, from the Ceres collection by Nitin Goenka.


Image: A Ceres by Nitin Goenka creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Another intricate neckpiece and danglers step out, displaying fabulously large ruby drops.


Image: A Ceres by Nitin Goenka creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Anchal Kumar models lovely antiquated accessories from Jewel Darshan by Paresh Shah.


Image: Anchal Kumar for Jewel Darshan by Paresh Shah
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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A more modern neckpiece is seen next, featuring gathers in solid gold and a pendant.


Image: A Jewel Darshan creation by Paresh Shah
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Nidhi and Karan Goradia's brand Sanskriti also offered a fusion line, blending jhumkas and kadas with cocktail rings and pendants.


Image: A Sanskriti creation by Nidhi and Karan Goradia
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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The Sanskriti accessories were teamed with neons and Westernwear to provide a contrasting effect.


Image: A Sanskriti creation by Nidhi and Karan Goradia
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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The International Gemological Institute showing featured an assortment of jewels from young upcoming talent.

Here is a pretty filigree set from Nandita Agarwal for Astha.


Image: A Nandita Agarwal creation for Astha
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Deepti Gujral sparkled in this bow-tied pattern choker and heavily encrusted earrings from the Tara Jauhar Collection by Neha Lulla.


Image: Deepti Gujral for the Tara Jauhar Collection by Neha Lulla
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Lulla's showstopper, a scalloped diamond and pearl-edged necklace with a ruby centre, matching earrings and cuff, were modelled by Preeti Desai.


Image: Preeti Desai for the Tara Jauhar Collection by Neha Lulla
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Chanelling the red carpet look, the Cappuccino Collection was positively dripping luxury, as is apparent from Candice Pinto's multi-strand diamond necklace and earrings.


Image: Candice Pinto for the Cappuccino Collection
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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A diamond and ruby set is the cynosure of all eyes.


Image: A Cappuccino Collection creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Cappuccino Collection ambassador and accomplished fashion designer Pria Kataaria Puri sailed out gracefully in this gorgeous emerald necklace with double rectangle and square pendants, kada and rings.

Incidentally, she also designed the models' outfits for this showing.


Image: Pria Kataaria Puri for the Cappuccino Collection
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Laksh Pahuja offered up some truly unique statement pieces from his latest line 'Patriotism, Peace and Passion', dedicated to the nation.

Check out this gold and diamond studded hair ornament inspired by the conch shell.


Image: A Laksh Pahuja creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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There was also something for the men -- a tribute to heroes like Bhagat Singh, which was a medallion modelled like a flame with the heroes' heads in the centre.


Image: A Laksh Pahuja creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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This brooch was a tribute to women and the cause of breast cancer -- a silver lattice leaf design endings in diamonds.


Image: A Laksh Pahuja creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Kays Jewels featured touches of the Nizam and Maharaja eras, like this extravagant kundan set.


Image: A Kays Jewels creation
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Sucheta Sharma shows off a gorgeous feminine floral necklace, danglers and matching bracelet.


Image: Sucheta Sharma for Kays Jewels
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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The effervescent Juhi Chawla performed showstopping honours in a spread collar choker with polkis and emeralds, earrings, bangles and armlet.


Image: Juhi Chawla for Kays Jewels
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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And finally, the late distinguished Japanese designer Nobuko Ishikawa's beautiful designs closed the IIJW's third day.

Seen here is Kavita Kharayat in a metal necklace and golden scrolls engraved with detailing, with long thread tassels which touched the waist.


Image: Kavita Kharayat for Nobuko Ishikawa
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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Sanea Shaikh shows off an emerald string necklace and pendant.


Image: Sanea Shaikh for Nobuko Ishikawa
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Supermodel Carol Gracias closed the show in this solid round necklace from which emerged different pendants, trellises, bouquets of flowers and orchids.


Image: Carol Gracias for Nobuko Ishikawa
Photographs: Courtesy Clea Public Relations

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