Eight million year old ammonite fossil embellished with Mexican fire opals.

 March, 2013: Considered as one of world’s finest heritage jewelers, C. Krishniah Chetty and Sons has introduced jewellery that is sure to catch your breath and stop you on your tracks. In their quest to bring consumers jewellery that is truly rare, they have created a unique jewel made of an Ammonite fossil that has been preserved through centuries.

Embellished with Mexican fire opals, these fossils, which are almost eight million years old, have been found to have qualities attributing to health, prosperity and good luck. Ammonite first appeared 400 million years ago and became extinct around 65 million years ago along with the dinosaurs.

Fossils have captured human imagination over the years  and  today, C Krishniah Chetty and Sons gives you the option to own one in the form of a  pendant or earring or even as cufflinks.

So if you want a piece of this enigmatic mystery, to adorn yourself with the idea of romance surrounding fossils then C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons is the place to be.

Indicative Price INR 8 Lakh


Is today considered as one of the world's finest Heritage Jewellers. With a legacy dating back to 1869, C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons has been a jeweller to the British, to the Royal Houses of India and is today, a preferred partner to leaders in fashion and fine jewellery.


Cotha Krishniah Chetty started by selling coloured beads to the British residents of the then Cantonment in Bangalore. Later, the firm was commissioned to craft designs inspired in Great Britain. The British andIndian armies then placed orders for Infantry gear, swords, breast plates and more. The Royal Houses placed running orders for their Palaces from life-size perambulators, turban ornaments, keys to monuments and buildings, jewellery, mementoes and regalia with the symbol of His Highness the Maharaja of Mysore. The Maharaja of Sandur, The Maharaja of Tranvancore, The Nizam of Hyderabad, The Nawab of Savanur, The Maharaja of Dhranghdhra and more were among the 20 erstwhile kingdoms as famous clients.


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