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Narendra Kothari (Nick) The Creative Director at Universal Gems, he is a GIA Graduate from USA. Having stayed and studies across the globe, Nick can see the future of jewellery and his collection always is a pure blend of Diamonds & Precious Stones.

When asked what is his favorite collection, he is quick to quote "My next one"... His hobbies besides Globetrotting include music and singing. Being a perfectionist he is often seen enjoying his karaoke sessions on his phone & practicing music on his iPad.
Viren Kothari (Bobby) Also a GIA Graduate from USA, he is the Creative Director at Universal Gems. USA. Having stayed and studies across the globe, Nick can see the future of jewellery and his collection always is a pure blend of Diamonds & Precious Stones.

When asked what is his favorite collection, he is quick to quote "My next one"... His hobbies besides Globetrotting include music and singing. Being a perfectionist he is often seen enjoying his karaoke sessions on his phone & practicing music on his iPad.
Shri Bhimrajji Kothari Needing to tap the vast overseas market and be able to supply these rare and very sought after rubies, Shri Ghisilalji prompted his eldest son, Mr. Bhimraj Kothari, to travel to Hong Kong in 1958. In a span of three years after his arrival ,he established Universal Gems in 1961 and very soon was well regarded by the Hong Kong jewellery community. By 1970 he was established as one of the top gemstone traders and stockists in Hong Kong.

To further his quest for expanding the business, Mr. Bhimraj, through his frequent travels to Thailand, set up an office in Bangkok, Thailand in 1981, (Emrusa Ltd), and two offices in Jaipur and Bombay, India, were also set up in 1986, in order to get a constant and well sourced supply of diamonds, and to avail of a good supply of precious stones as well as for the sourcing and creation of Indian enamelled jewellery.
Shri Ghisilalji Kothari Shri Ghisilalji had spent most of his early years in Burma and made frequent trips to the ruby mines in the border areas. Sales were mainly in Burma and India.

Needing to tap the vast overseas market and be able to supply these rare and very sought after rubies, Shri Ghisilalji prompted his eldest son, Mr. Bhimraj Kothari, to travel to Hong Kong in 1958.