Maharaja Jai Singh ΙΙ (1700-1743 A.D.) Popularly Known as Sawai Jai Singh, his renaissance personality helped Jaipur to emerge as a city with many a facet.
A man of highly refined taste, it was he who invited the SURANAS to Jaipur in acknowledgement of the family’s dedication to the kundan art form and their ability in designing timeless pieces of art.
As time passed, the city emerged as an unrivalled centre for Kundan and Meenakari, exhibiting artistic vigour and proficiency.
As for the SURANAS, they became pioneers of the craft, and are today regarded as creators of the finest traditional Mughal jewellery.
Creation of traditional Mughal Jewellery is the outer of well-orchestrated teamwork, which commerces with the designer (chitera), then the goldsmith (sunar), the engraver, the enameller (minakar), the gemsetter(jadiya) and finally the stringer(patua).
The contribution of these craftsmen is immeasurable because the value of Mughal Jewellery is determined as much by its delicate enamelling and design as by the intrinsic worth of the gemstones and gold used.
Creating one of a kind masterpieces that are passed down generations, with the old world charm of Jadau Jewellery.
Currently running under the directorship of Pracheer & Sonal Surana.