Farah Khan: A Bejewelled Life


  • By Paola De Luca  (Editor)
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Rizzoli (2 April 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8891818909
  • ISBN-13: 9788891818904
  • Product Dimensions: 25.9 x 4.1 x 36.1 cm

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From jewelry to lifestyle, this unique book is a journey into an aesthetic appreciation of the wonders of nature, art, and culture, as seen through the exceptional life of jewelry designer Farah Khan Ali.

The World of Farah Khan encapsulates the compelling story of Farah Khan Ali, a contemporary Indian woman, and takes you through the intimate facets of this bold entrepreneur and jewelry designer’s journey. The book showcases her unique aesthetic vision, which embraces the past and the future, avant-garde and traditional, local and global influences, weaving a new perspective through visual codes of the historically rich and present-day India.

Born to Bollywood royalty, Farah Khan Ali always dreamt in Technicolor. As a renowned jewelry designer and gemologist, Farah’s repertoire as a jeweled alchemist comes from triumphantly molding her inspiration into the mastery of her craft and transforming exquisite gems into extraordinary jewelry.

About the Author

Swapnaa Tamhane (b. 1976) is an artist and curator, based in Mumbai and Toronto. She is currently a Fellow with Kulturstiftung des Bundes (2013–14) and co-curator of “In Order to Join”, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach. She has exhibited widely, including at Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art; CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto; and Gallery Seven, Delhi.

Rashmi Varma (b. 1974) is a costume and fashion designer, based in Delhi. She has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto and has received numerous awards. She has worked as costume designer with noted filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta.