CNCI Excellence award 2020
Lustre Design Co on winning excellence award CNCI 2020
Having established a successful business venture in the field of lapidary arts in Sri Lanka, with a burning passion towards creating exquisite works of art with precious gemstones, Vindya Perera the Founder of Lustre has paved the path towards positive development in the Sri Lankan gem industry with her brand at the age of 25. Today, her work has been recognized and praised by prominent gemmologists and gem enthusiasts alike, bringing a promising future for the Sri Lankan gem industry. It is this success which has enabled Lustre to win the CNCI EXCELLENCE NATIONAL BRONZE award and the CNCI EXCELLENCE PROVINCIAL SILVER award.
the story of lustre
Lustre was introduced by Vindya Perera as a platform to showcase the vast potential and inherited talent of the individuals who are engaged in the Sri Lankan gem industry, where her sole mission is to create a variety of opportunities for Sri Lankans who strive to build their career in the lapidary industry in Sri Lanka. The immense effort which Vindya has put in to developing her brand in order to uplift the Sri Lankan gem industry has made Lustre reach optimum success within a span of merely a year.
The brand was launched to the Sri Lankan gem industry as the first ever brand for cutting and polishing precious gemstones procured from the Sri Lankan soil. The Lustre family specialises in introducing unique designs in precious gemstones faceting techniques to allow the colours of the stone to be flaunted at its best with reflection of light, elevating the stone’s value higher.
Vindya has derived her inspiration to launch her brand Lustre with the cultural experience she has gathered over the years since childhood. Growing up within the rich culture of Sri Lanka, Vindya was privileged to have had exposure to a variety of vibrant ethnicities with flamboyant artistic flair which instilled a knack for creativity and art in her. Her lifelong ambition to pursue a career in art has carved her path towards exploring the world of gems, where today she has conquered the Sri Lankan gem industry by reaching many milestones by achieving much recognition in the industry.
Lustre has been successful in achieving many prestigious awards over the years. The brand was awarded with the Bronze Award in Gem & Jewellery category at the 27th annual NCE Export Award 2019. The immense recognition which Lustre has achieved within the industry is the result of Vindya’s passionate work towards uplifting the Sri Lankan gem industry, where she was awarded with the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 - Gold Award at the Sabaragamuwa Province Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 award ceremony organized by the Sabaragamuwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with National Enterprise Development Authority.