Our Legacy

It all began with the Late Burde Sadananda Kamath, a wise travelling merchant in the 1930s. His business took him across Malnad, and during one of his travels, he heard about the demand for Udupi Jewellery. What he discovered in the famed land of Udupi was the finest jewellery ever. He came across craftsmen who were truly invigorated by nature, and perhaps even by virtue of divine engagements, creating some fabulously celestial ornaments. He was enchanted by their intricate patterns and unadulterated beauty. That very moment, in his mind, Abaran was born.

The Abaran Story

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1935

The beginning of a grand voyage. A priceless legacy established in Udupi by Sri. Sadananda Kamath.
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1979

Pioneering innovation with the set up of the very first state-of-art jewellery showroom in Udupi by Sri.Madhukar Kamath.
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1983

With modest beginnings, he expanded the heirloom with a showroom in Bangalore and subsequently launched the second showroom in 1985.

1985-2000

The business grew in colossal proportions and set high standards for other jewellery outlets in the city.
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2000

Following the footsteps of his forerunners, Mr. Pratap Kamath joined the league and became a part of this epic journey.
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2003

The amalgamation of both the showrooms and the launch of Bangalore’s finest jewellery showroom at West of Chord Road.
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2004

Upholding the tradition of being the leaders, Abaran became the first jewellery outlet to obtain the ISO 9001 certificate.
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2005 - 2007

De Beers conferred the Best Showroom Award three years in a row and the Best Diamond Product Innovation Award.
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2008

Abaran won accolades at the Platinum Guild International Awards and was declared Best Showroom for Customer interaction and Service.

25 years of excellence and reliable service in Bangalore.

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2009

The legacy of prosperity continues with the grand opening of an annex for Diamonds and Silver jewellery. Exclusively!
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2010

Abaran becomes the first for yet another: ‘Bride & Bliss’ one full floor that is completely dedicated to Bridal jewellery.
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2011

Prestigious National Jewellery Award for Best Jewellery Design and De Beers chooses Abaran as its first associate in India.
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2012

Abaran receives ‘The Best Marketing Award’ at the Retail Jeweller Awards
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2013

Abaran opens its second grand showroom in the heart of Bangalore, just off MG Road, Opp. Garuda Mall.
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2014

The beginning of 2014 started auspiciously for us, with Abaran’s Managing Director Pratap Kamath receiving the Young Achiever Award and Mr. Pratap Kamath was also listed as one among the 50 Movers and Shakers of the Indian Gem and Jewellery Industry by The Art of Jewellery magazine.