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Magnificent Beauty Pageant Crown Maker at Tumkur

Updated on March 6, 2015

World's best crowns and jewelry for special occasions:

The dazzling world of jewels has a unique success story to narrate. It is a story of diamond studded Jewelry that reflects the great work done till date and enthralls all jewelry lovers in the world.

Some of the world’s best diamond crowns for special occasions such as beauty pageant contest were crafted at Tumkur, Karnataka, India. Swarnmandir, the gold and silver jewelry unit at Vivekananda road in Tumkur city has been the manufacturer of these magnificent crowns. Mr. P. Kishoor kumar the owner of the jewelry unit has the credit in his name for the fabulous craftsmanship he showed in creating the 22 karat crowns thrice for the beauty pageant contest.

Swarn Mandir
Swarn Mandir
Mr. Kishoor kumar, the proud owner of Swarnmandir, Tumkur
Mr. Kishoor kumar, the proud owner of Swarnmandir, Tumkur

Famous Beauty Pageant Crown Maker

Forefather of Kishoor, Johraji had come to Tumkur from Rajasthan, 150 years ago. Tumkur was then the hometown for the next four generations that came after him.

Kishoor was running a jewelry shop for 15 years. But he struck gold when he set up the 17,000-sq.ft Swarnmandir 6 years ago. The glow in his eye we see today tells the crown story that he scripted.

In 2004, he crafted the beauty pageant crown for the first time. Sayali Bhagat, Miss India World, Tanushree Dutta, Miss India Universe and Jyoti Brahmin, Miss India Earth were the lucky woman to wear the crown that year. It was Femina Miss India World Natasha Suri, a semi-finalist at Miss World 2006 in Warsaw, got the chance to wear the beautiful crown. Miss India Earth Amruta Patki and Miss India Universe Neha Kapoor were the other two women who wore the crown in 2006. In 2007, Sarah Jane Dias, Miss India World, Pooja Chitgopekar, Miss India Earth and Puja Gupta, Miss India Universe wore the crowns.

All these crowns were designed by Tanishq and were crafted at Kishoor kumar’s Swarnmandir. These crowns were made for the big player in the jewelry field, Tanishq of Tata Industries.

About Tumkur City

Tumkur the proud city is one of the busiest industrial towns located in Karnataka state. It is situated at a distance of 70 kilometers north-west of the Bangalore city along National Highway 4. Two National Highways NH-4 and NH-206 pass through this city. The city was proposed to become a Municipal Corporation of Karnataka in 2011.

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Aishwarya rai
Aishwarya rai

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai’s Necklace designer

Design competition held by the internationally famous, Diamond Trading Corporation, had Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai as their model. The necklace was designed by Tanishq and crafted by the same jeweler, Mr. Kishoor Kumar of Swarnmandir. The skilled workers have also designed some magnificent necklaces and crowns for the idols of the well-known temples at Belur, Halebid and many other places.

Kishoor kumar felicitated at Bangalore

Tanishq, is a leading jewelry brand in India and an associate sponsor for the beauty event. It confirmed that it outsourced manufacturing of three top crowns to the Tumkur based jeweler. The three gold crowns had together cost Rs.75 lakh. The skilled workforce of 80 people from West Bengal had chiseled out the intricate nuances of gold crowns for the winners since 2004 except for a year's break in 2005. Not only for the Miss India Universe, but they were also made for the Miss India World and Miss India Earth.

The silver crowns for the other 18 finalists at the contest were also crafted by Mr. Kishoor’s team. 50 Goldsmiths took exactly 21 days to make 21 crowns. According to Kishoor’s statement, the crowns consist of 22-carat gold, the finest Cubic Zirconia stones, diamonds and precious color stones.

He was felicitated in the year 2004, at Bangalore for his great craftsmanship that made the whole Karnataka state and nation feel proud.

Swarnmandir Jewel Designer Pvt. Ltd. 2nd floor, santhrupthi complex, vivekananda road, Tumkur - 572101, Karnataka, India

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Aesthetic diamond necklace makers at Swarnmandir:

The aesthetic diamond necklace they design and manufacture are widely demanded in the global markets for their beautiful shape, design and glitter. The necklace does not lose the glitter and polish even after every day usage. The aesthetic diamond necklaces are very stylish and trendy.

Today the company not only does the crown craft work but also produces DTC products for TANISHQ – TATA. Considering the influential position in the market it was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation from TANISHQ. They are also one of the most momentous studded ring manufacturers in India. They are among the leading studded watch suppliers for the nation as well.

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    • vivekananda profile image

      vivekananda 5 years ago from India

      Yes, of course, it is hard work for the jeweler to create unique designs for every crown. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on the hub.

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      Lilly 5 years ago from Denmark

      The Pageant Crown is so important for many people. I don't think many of them think about the work behind. Great Hub! :)