HARVINDER kaur KEILA

ALTHOUGH SHE WAS BORN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, RAISED IN CANADA, AND NOW LIVES IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, HARVINDER KEILA HAS ALWAYS BEEN DEEPLY INTERESTED IN HER INDIAN HERITAGE.

AS A CHILD, SHE WAS DAZZLED BY HER GRANDFATHER’S ACCOUNTS OF 19TH CENTURY PUNJAB, WHICH WAS EXPERIENCING A PERIOD OF RENAISSANCE. KAURA JEWELS WAS CONCEIVED IN 2012 FROM HARVINDER’S FASCINATION WITH WEAPONRY FROM THIS BYGONE ERA.

HARVINDER DEVELOPED AN ABILITY TO WORK WITH HER HANDS AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT for 10 years. AFTER COMPLETING A METALSMITHING COURSE IN 2008, SHE BEGAN APPLYING THIS SKILL TO JEWELRY MANUFACTURE AND NEVER LOOKED BACK.