our story

Created by Ritika Ravi, Ivar is a fine jewelry brand, born in India and launched in the Maldives.

Inspired by the designer’s experiences and the Maldives island’s laidback lifestyle, Ivar’s jewelry combines the best of traditional Indian craftsmanship and contemporary designs.

The unique portrayal of age-old Indian techniques in modern and western styles results in Ivar’s exclusive and inimitable jewels. The collections bring forth a modern twist to traditional Indian jewelry practices, creating the path for the brand’s international appeal and accessibility.

The name Ivar is derived from Ritika’s family name, more specifically her father’s name, Ravi. Meaningful, fun, and sophisticated, the brand name signifies the designer’s commitment to family and their core values: creativity, quality, and business ethics

about the designer

“I grew up surrounded by nature, dance, music, and art, so I think my designs are shaped by those experiences. My passion for jewelry started when I was 9 and resulted in me doing my BA in Fashion Jewellery from London College of Fashion. My jewelry is all about laid-back sophistication and is inspired by my Indian roots. Essentially is a combination of Indian craftsmanship and a contemporary aesthetic.

5 Things About Me :

  1. If I were a TV show character, I would be a cross between Monica from Friends and Moira from Schitt's Creek.
  2. I don’t believe there is anything such as too much white in a wardrobe.
  3. If you ask me what I want at any given moment I will always say food.
  4. I work out a lot which helps keep me calm and focused.
  5. Nothing makes me happier than spending time with my friends in my garden.”