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By Somdatta Basu

Aisha Fareed and Azmat Siddqui Share Insights on the New Tanishq Store at the IACCGH Open Forum

 Houston, TX: In a glittering event during the IACCGH Business Hour on Open Forum, Aisha Fareed and Azmat Siddqui shed light on the grand opening of the newest Tanishq store in Houston. The jewelry enthusiasts revealed exciting details about the venture, providing a glimpse into the rich heritage and modern designs that Tanishq is known for. The opening ceremony, held at Post Oak Blvd, marked a significant moment for Tanishq, as it expands its footprint in North America. Aisha Fareed, President of Hindustan Associates North America, expressed gratitude for the opportunity to showcase the best of Indian jewelry in the heart of Houston.

“Tanishq is not just a jewelry store; it’s a celebration of India’s rich cultural tapestry,” Aisha remarked during the interview. “Houston’s diversity and vibrant spirit make it the perfect canvas for us to display the finest creations from India.” With a family association with Tata Group spanning two decades, Aisha and her husband, Azmat Siddiqui, have been instrumental in Tanishq’s journey. Azmat, calling in from India, highlighted the unique blend of tradition and modernity that defines Tanishq’s offerings. The Tanishq store in Houston boasts an impressive range, from affordable yet elegant pieces to intricate heirloom collections. Aisha emphasized their commitment to providing something for everyone, ensuring a diverse selection that caters to the tastes of Houston’s multicultural population. “We’re not just about transactions; we’re about building relationships,” Aisha explained. “Our goal is to revive the emotional connection that often accompanies jewelry purchases.”

Tanishq’s Houston store opened its doors on November 4th, coinciding with the festival of Diwali. The strategic location, nestled among other high-end brands, aims to make Tanishq a prominent destination for those seeking exquisite Indian jewelry.

As the discussion unfolded on IACCGH Open Forum, Aisha shared the challenges of dispelling stereotypes associated with Indian jewelry, emphasizing the diversity and adaptability of Tanishq’s designs. The couple also revealed plans to introduce watches to their offerings, aligning with Tanishq’s expansion strategy. The Tanishq team expressed gratitude for the support from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) and emphasized their commitment to bridging cultures through the language of jewelry.

The Tanishq store in Houston, with its fusion of heritage and contemporary designs, stands as a testament to India’s craftsmanship and elegance. As the store completes its initial months of operations, it is poised to become a go-to destination for Houstonians seeking timeless pieces that tell stories of tradition and innovation.