Granddaughter of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala is the designer behind ‘Manjusha Jewels’

Nearly ninety years ago, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala commissioned Cartier to turn his abundant cache of loose precious stones into a ceremonial necklace for his crown jewel collection. This necklace later came to be called the ‘Patiala Necklace,’ and is considered to be one of the most spectacular pieces of jewelry ever created. Completed in 1928, it contained 1000 carats with 2930 diamonds.Manjusha JewelsManjusha Jewels

Jyotsna Singh, the gifted granddaughter of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala, inherited her grandfather’s passion for jewelry, and today carries forth the royal legacy with her international brand of jewelry, Manjusha. . Jyotsna’ offers an exquisite and opulent range of semi-precious fascination jewelry inspired by her grandfather’s royal collection. “My fascination with jewelry started at an early age, since I was exposed to the magnificence of the royal family jewels,” she says. Drawing on her rich family heritage, Jyotsna blends generations of exquisite intricate design in materials that make them more wearable and affordable.
 Manjusha, which literally means ‘treasure chest of jewels,’ and presents collections of unique fusion jewelry that combine the majesty of the old with the intensity of the new. Jyotsna Singh is inspired by the beauty of the royal Jadau designs, jewelry reminiscent of a bygone era of royal palaces and princely extravagance. Its versatile beauty is still relevant since she adds some contemporary designs to her pieces. Manjusha is a unique and exciting collection of fusion jewelry, its classic art deco style complimented by intricately crafted oriental motifs using semi-precious stones set in 22 karat gold-plated silver.
  Ms Singh’s collection includes many statement pieces in a myriad of colors that capture the imagination, showcasing bold string combinations of aquamarine, citrine, rotile, amethyst, lapis, turquoise, carnelian and more. The collection also uses the soft colors of rose quartz, aventurine, green amethyst and pearls.
Instead of traveling around the world in search for her stones, Jyotsna heads toJaipur where she is known and also knows the best stone merchants.Manjusha JewelsManjusha Jewels
“I don’t use diamonds since I don’t want the stress of these expensive stones,” she says… a far cry from the 1000 carat neckpiece. Certainly, Jyotsna Singh’s designs will continue the family’s connection with exquisite, opulent and very wearable creations.

Prices are affordable and start from $300 to $1000  which will make every purchaser look like a modern day Maharani.