The high commissioner’s wife Girija Sinha and Rajiv Arora of jewellers Amrapali at a recent seminar at India House in London
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by AMIT ROY JEWELLERY IN FOCUS AT LONDON SEMINAR JEWELLERY and textiles, which consti­tute vital export business for India, were the subject of a recent seminar at India House in London. It was chaired by Girija Sinha, wife of the Indian high commissioner, Yash Sin­ha, who focused on two companies – Amra­pali, a Jaipur-based jewellery firm, and Raw Mango, which describes itself as “a brand of contemporary Indian hand-woven tex­tiles crafted using traditional techniques”. Amrapali has designed jewellery for “70 movies”, its owner, Rajiv Arora, told Eastern Eye. In Hollywood, it has been for such films as Warner Bros’ Troy, starring…