Design for House of Waris & Forevermark Diamonds

Photographed in The Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa by Christopher Wray McCann as he follows Waris Ahluwalia on his journey to The Kimberly Diamond mine.

Photographed in The Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa by Christopher Wray McCann as he follows Waris Ahluwalia on his journey to The Kimberly Diamond mine.

HOUSE of WARIS, founded by designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia is strongly influenced by the romance and history of ancient kingdoms. His HOUSE of WARIS jewels, which are coveted by fashion icons and sold at the finest boutiques, bring together old world techniques from India and Italy to hatch timeless creations.

HOUSE of WARIS, founded by designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia is strongly influenced by the romance and history of ancient kingdoms. His HOUSE of WARIS jewels, which are coveted by fashion icons and sold at the finest boutiques, bring together old world techniques from India and Italy to hatch timeless creations.

In 2009, HOUSE of WARIS was nominated for the highly competitive Vogue Fashion Fund. In 2010, the designer was inducted into the CFDA, awarded the NYCEDC/CFDA Incubator grant and placed on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed List. Anchored in the land of tradition, yet raised in the ever-changing city of New York, Waris is in a unique position to share with the world an uncommon view.

In 2009, HOUSE of WARIS was nominated for the highly competitive Vogue Fashion Fund. In 2010, the designer was inducted into the CFDA, awarded the NYCEDC/CFDA Incubator grant and placed on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed List. Anchored in the land of tradition, yet raised in the ever-changing city of New York, Waris is in a unique position to share with the world an uncommon view.


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The book follows Waris on a journey of discovery, to the origin and source of his materials. Providing a look into the diamond producing process, sharing where diamonds come from, and the impact the industry has on the people and the land. 

The book follows Waris on a journey of discovery, to the origin and source of his materials. Providing a look into the diamond producing process, sharing where diamonds come from, and the impact the industry has on the people and the land.