Gemvara raises $5.2 million in Series B funding from Highland and Canaan. The Company previously raised $5.8 million in 2008.
Per the Company's site - the term "Gemvara" is inspired by the ancient Sanskrit word for wish, "vara." Every beautiful piece of jewelry that Gemvara sells is available as you wish: customized to suit your style.
Ancestors wore brilliantly hued gemstones not just as adornment, but as powerful amulets that could help them realize their potential. At Gemvara, we believe that the jewelry you wear should reflect the many facets of your personality and symbolize the destiny only you can dream. Thats why each piece we create is made to your exact specifications. From your choice of metal, to the sparkle of a brilliant gemstone, creating one-of-a-kind necklaces, rings, or earrings is made easy using our unique jewelry customization process.
Customize each new treasure by selecting from thousands of designer concepts and an array of gems and precious metals. Each click transforms the look of the piece immediately. You may admire your creation and change every detail until you arrive at your perfect piece. Then, let one of our master craftspeople bring your vision to life, and deliver it to your doorstep.
Gemvara uses only the highest quality materials to create your one-of-a-kind jewelry piece. We source rare gemstones and luminous metals from around the world so you have the widest selection possible. All Gemvara jewelry is made with meticulous attention to detail in the USA. Because we believe in the power of jewelry to create lasting impressions, we construct all items so that they can be admired by future generations too.