‘Emeralds for Elephants’, a wild life conservation project, has chosen Madhuri Dixit as its ambassador in India. This project is devoted to the protection of endangered Asian elephants and tigers.
A collaboration between Zambia’s largest emerald mining company Gemfields, the World Land Trust and Wildlife Trust of India, the project includes a collection of special jewellery for India.
Madhuri Dixit near the Ganesha installment Emerald Avighna
Emeralds for Elephants will launch an event in Mumbai later in the week. It will also feature a Ganesha installment made of emeralds by sculptor Arzan Khambatta called Emerald Avighna and many other stunning pieces by 10 top Indian jewellery designers. Gemfields raised a staggering £150,000 (approx Rs 1.07 crore) at a similar event at Selfridges in London in June 2010.
Image courtesy: BCCL
Source: Economic Times
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