1 FEB 2023

The Made in India Watch With Most Diamonds

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World record

An Indian brand, Renani Jewels, has set a Guinness World Record for the most number of diamonds set on a watch.

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17,524 diamonds

The watch has 17,524 diamonds, beating the previous record by Aaron Shum Jewelry Ltd, who achieved the feat with 15,858 diamonds.

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THE srinika WATCH

The watch is named Srinika, after Goddess Lakshmi or the lotus flower. It is a 'watch of good fortune', inspired from Indian mythology.

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design

The watch weighs 373 grams and contains 54.7 carat of natural hand-cut diamonds. The final product has 17,512 white diamonds and 12 black diamonds.

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conflict-free DIAMONDS

The diamonds used in the watch are sourced through the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) which ensures that all the diamonds are conflict-free.

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diamond certification

Guinness authenticated the diamonds with International Gemological Institute Lab (IGI) certificate, to determine that actual diamonds were used.

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challenges

The main challenge in making the watch was the finding a huge quantity of diamonds in the same colour, size, shape and clarity.

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not the first record

The founder and CEO of Renani Jewels, Harshit Bansal, revealed that it is not the first time that he and his team have broken a record.

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In 2020, they set the Guinness World Record for most diamonds in a single ring, with 12,638 natural diamonds encrusted in the ring.

most diamonds in a ring

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