Van Gelder Jewellery is one of the world’s leading international family run jewellery houses, offering both one- of-a-kind, traditional Indian jewellery in its Heritage Collection, as well as exclusive, India-inspired contemporary jewellery by their own design in the limited-edition Contemporary Collections. The Van Gelder’s drive for perfection can be considered a true life’s work, something that perfectly fits the Van Gelder business and family culture.
Van Gelder Jewellery is run by Dutch sisters Noëlle Viguurs - van Gelder and Fleur Damman - van Gelder, who combine a relentless eye for quality of materials, design and craftsmanship with profound knowledge of and expertise in the (art)historical and cultural context of Indian jewellery.
Inspired by their first love, traditional Indian Jewellery, passion for India and driven by their extensive knowledge of materials, design and craftsmanship, their first Contemporary Collection was officially launched in September 2019. Five more collections followed and their latest addition is the Van Gelder Baoli Collection.
Van Gelder Jewellery was founded in 1980 by Bernadette Van Gelder - van der Ven, who recognized the incomparable and unique quality, beauty and meaning of oftentimes age-old traditional Indian jewellery, In the following two decades, Bernadette grew the company into a leading name in its field, creating a large and dedicated following of international private and corporate clients. In 2000, Bernadette was joined by her two daughters Fleur and Noelle, who took over the reins in 2012.
The design and meaning of many of the traditional jewellery pieces in the Heritage collection give expression to the importance and value of strong women. Needless to say, it gives Noëlle and Fleur immense pleasure to see these unique objects worn by their clients today, again expressing themselves in their own unique ways.
In that sense, the Van Gelder contemporary design also pays tribute to the strong, independent women of this day. Women who freely embrace their own unique beauty, who understand the value of creation and expression and who create their own legacies by passing on the power of meaning!