PNG Jewellers bedazzles Dagdusheth Ganpati with its ornaments
The famed PNG Jewellers has designed some stunning masterpieces for the renowned ‘Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati’ this year. This year is even more special as the ‘Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Mandal’ is in its 125th year of celebrations. PNG Jewellers has been consistently a part of Dagdusheth Ganpati’s festivities since its beginning by providing their unique and innovative craftsmanship.
PNG Jewellers involved its forty craftsmen who worked extensively for around five months, 60000 hours to prepare the jewellery made completely in Gold and designs are studded with more than 60000 precious stones like rubies and emeralds, weighing a whopping 40kg. Intricate traditional craftsmanship like Filigree work and Nakashi have been used to create these marvels.
7 different crowns has been created for Ganpati Bappa to be used every day of the Ganpati festivity. The ornaments include meticulously handcrafted Ganesh Mukut, 7 changeable Zali (front part of Mukut) and 7 changeable Prabhaval (net around the Mukut), Uparna, Angarkha, Pitambar, Kaan (ear), Shunda bhushan and a necklace. Designed to perfection, these beautiful pieces derives its inspiration from Indian traditions embracing lotus, kalash, elephant, kirtimukh, peacock and trident and are carved using gold, emeralds, rubies, white diamonds.
On this joyous occasion, Mr. Saurabh Gadgil, Chairman & Managing Director, PNG Jewellers stated “It is a matter of great pride and honor for us to be a part of 125th year celebration of Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Mandal. We are humbled to be consistently a part of the Dagdusheth’s annual Ganesh festivities. We at PNG Jewellers consider ourselves extremely fortunate to be given this opportunity year on year and make sure we leave no stone unturned to create stunning masterpieces set to adorn Bappa every year.”
Mr. Parag Gadgil – Director, PNG Jewellers stated, “Late Shri Dajikaka Gadgil – founder PNG Jewellers has been instrumental in starting the association. The efforts taken by the karigars towards creating these beautiful and intricate ornaments have been done gratis and all the making charges have been waived off. The craftsmanship seen on these pieces is reminiscence of the 185 years old legacy that PNG Jewellers carries forward today.”