The establishment of Krishna Jewellers in Papatoetoe two years ago marked a new chapter in shopping.
It was a bold venture, with a strong belief that when the going gets tough, the tough get going and as such, recession was a word seldom expressed.
Krishna Jewellers began with the motive of marking a distinct difference for jewellery shoppers, as gold is the single most popular item in marriages, religious and social observances and in daily life.
As well as retailing, a wide range of jewellery items including gold and studded ware, the showroom stocks and sells a number of other requisites for people and their homes.
He focussed on quality gold, silver, diamond and crystal jewellery, Mr Raninga and his team source 22 carat, 18 carat and nine carat gold and white gold jewellery from India, Singapore and Dubai.
He belongs to a family of jewellers and left for Fiji more than 20 years ago from his native India.
“I will open my own jewellery showroom some day,” he told himself.
Ten years ago, that dream came true, when he opened his own shop, also called, ‘Krishna Jewellers’ in Suva, Fiji.
Hard work, a concern for customer satisfaction and provision of quality products and services helped the enterprise grow from strength to strength.
“Competition is good but should be healthy,” he said.
Mr Raninga moved to Auckland to take up another challenge – starting a venture at a time when most other businesses were weary of the slump in the market and the feeling of despair orchestrated by economic downturn.
We offer genuine gold at competitive prices and also do insurance valuation and purchase.