Van Gelder Indian Jewellery is a family-run business founded in 1980 by Bernadette van Gelder – van der Ven. In 2000 Bernadette was joined by her two daughters Fleur Damman – van Gelder and Noelle Viguurs – van Gelder. The firm specializes in traditional jewellery from India and has grown to one of the leading international dealers in this field today. Van Gelder Indian Jewellery has been exhibiting at TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art fair, since 1985.For more than 30 years Van Gelder Indian Jewellery has been on a quest to collect the most extraordinary quality of traditional jewellery from India. Developing and perfecting this collection, targeted at an international clientele, is a continuous process. The Van Gelder’s aim for perfection can be considered as a true life’s work, something that perfectly fits their business and family culture.
The intensive cooperation between mother and her daughters has resulted in a strong foundation of expertise, quality awareness, customer focus and entrepreneurial spirit. Based on the unprecedented contribution and perseverance of “founding mother” Bernadette; van Gelder Indian Jewellery has, over the years, build an impressive international network of influential relationships in India and beyond.
Alongside Van Gelder’s participation in high quality international art fairs, new initiatives are being explored with an open mind and fresh perspective. This family-run business is ready for the challenges and dynamics of our present and future time.