Rashmi Sharma’s Biography
Rashmi Sharma is a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain and holds an MBA. She is the Jewel of Africa’s own ‘gem’. Ms. Sharma is a trained jewellery designer and an appraiser of jewellery.
As the leader in the design team producing Jewel of Africa’s high-end jewellery, she excels not only at design but also at retail level; from presenting to advising at the highest levels of society, she is the ultimate ‘multi tasker’. Her flagship store is located at 8 Nyerere Road in Long Acres opposite the Lusaka Golf Club. The store provides a luxurious feel with a glass facade allowing consumers a window into the luxury world of designing with precious gems and metals.
Rashmi Sharma is a 33% shareholder capacity member for Gemstone Marketing and Consultancy Ltd, the founding company of the high end jewellery brand and stores representing Jewel of Africa. Often considered exclusive, the jewellery which is created at Jewel of Africa is most renowned for its high standards of quality. The company remains unparalleled in terms of customer service and delivers Zambian ‘home grown’ gemstones with high regard to provenance and ethical practise. With that in mind, the Jewel of Africa has successfully managed to combine style and quality with fair value principles.
The success of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) between Zambia and the United States of America was highlighted a key objective of Hilary Clinton’s office. The former secretary of state made mention of those objectives during a visit to Zambia in 2011; during which time she personally congratulated Ms. Sharma on her success.
Alongside her incredibly busy schedule, Ms. Sharma still manages to fit in presentations at diplomatic missions across the world and set up exhibitions in the United States and the Middle East at least once a year. In her spare time, Ms. Sharma enjoys horsemanship and spending time with her family.