FOUNDER, CHHAVI JEWELS
As a young woman, Chhavi Tandon was always inspired by fashion. She knew that her passion lay in designing jewellery, but her journey to establish her own jewellery brand wasn’t easy. “It all began when I was a student in Cardiff, the UK,” she reveals. “Although I always knew my calling was towards fashion, I wasn’t as sure about designing at the time and took up a conventional 9-to-5 job with the Royal Bank of Scotland.”
Propelled by her intense passion for designing, she eventually started making jewellery on her own in the evenings and over the weekends. “In the early days of my start-up, I went from store to store to sell my items,” she recalls. “Those initial designs are still very close to my heart as they represent the first milestone in my journey.”
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