House of Kalart | Art jewellery/Abstract mixed media paintings
Mantra I live by :
I live by two mantra " Live & Let live'' and ''Keep it real or get going''.
Tell us about your business journey
I am a graduate from NIFT & have done few courses in jewellery & metalsmithing from SINGEM. My experience in the International & Domestic fashion/Retail industry and my fascination for jewellery & art
What motivated you to become a Skillpreneur?
As a child, I have always been fascinated by arts & crafts. My inspiration was my aunt who would teach me different forms of crafts such as glass painting, origami, & clay modelling during my summer v
How did you know when you had the right idea?
Colours & textures not only inspire me, it also instigates a play of design in my head and to be able to actually touch , hold and add character to something that was just an idea is an immense joy. T
What is your favorite aspect of being a Skillpreneur?
Our PM Mr Narendra Modi recently said “Where there is a soul, there is a story.’’ He was referring to the age old tradition of storytelling.There is a story behind every person. Through HoK, I get to
Share any interesting experience after becoming a Skillpreneur.
I had faced challenges in R&D initially trying to execute the idea of marrying art or surface ornamentation with metalsmithing, replacing art in place of a stone and creating a well-crafted fashionabl
What makes your business unique?
Surface ornamentations are the foundation to my designing. I design premium jewellery where painting, drawing and embroidery is married with metalsmithing to create a well handcrafted fashion jeweller
What Drives You to Keep Going When It's Really Tough?
When the going gets tough, I remind myself that I am responsible for my own happiness. I strongly believe in & am an advocate of 'Self Love'. I practice yoga & mindful meditation to keep myself calm &
What are some of the mistakes you wished you could've avoided?
Entrepreneurship is a journey where we learn through trial & errors. There is no one fit solution for any business or individual. Your business is a larger part of who you are. Like any excited start-
How do you achieve work-life balance?
After working in the export houses & corporates, I realized the importance of work-life balance. I make sure to give enough time for my work, family/friends and myself. All are equally important and I
What advice would you give someone who is interested in starting their own business?
First, embrace your journey as an entrepreneur not as a job but as your identity. Starting a business takes time, hard work and a tremendous amount of patience. You will need determination and persist