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About Us

Angara is a word in ancient Sanskrit that means "the fire within." It is with this Angara that the Earth has created our magnificent gemstones. Our family has been in the fine gemstone business for generations and has deep roots in gemstone cutting, polishing and design. We specialize in Sapphires, Rubies, Emeralds, Tanzanites, Diamonds and other gemstones. While we have primarily catered to larger retailers around the world, in 2005 we decided to bring our gemstones and gemstone jewelry directly to the public.

What does Angara mean?

We are a vertically integrated company – right from stone-cutting, designing, manufacturing, quality control and fulfillment, everything is taken care of in-house. In thirteen years, we have grown to become a prominent online player in the jewelry industry. With recent partnerships with brands like Harvard University and Natori, we’re expanding our reach across the globe. Currently, we ship to more than 64 countries worldwide with our primary customer base located in the US region, and have jewelry manufacturing facilities in LA, Jaipur and Bangkok. We also recently launched our website for Australia, Britain and Canada. Leading American magazine Newsweek recently recognized us as the best online jeweler in its “Best Online Shops 2020” rankings. In addition to this, we also received the highest rating in the fashion and accessories space and were placed 6th out of more than 9,500 e-commerce sites across the internet.

The Angara Story

We're honored that Forbes, Crain's, Women's Wear Daily, Daily Candy, Harvard Business Review and the others have written about our success, but it's the thousands of you - our cherished customers - who email and call every month to tell us about how our jewelry has made your precious moments even more special, that we're most proud of. We know that we are here only because of you, and will do whatever it takes to exceed your expectations. It is an honor for us to be a part of the special moments of your life, now and in generations to come. To provide the best service possible to our customers, we have put together a stellar team of dedicated experts and innovators who are focused on one thing: Helping you to find the perfect piece of jewelry in a simple and easy to understand way. Though it might sound cliché, providing excellent customer service is vital to the work we do. We hope that you won't hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Angara's Founder

Before founding Angara, Ankur Daga was involved in a family business that sells fine diamonds and gemstones all over the world. He was also previously a consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York. Ankur holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is most fond of fine Colombian emeralds and Ceylon sapphires. Build a brilliant career at Angara. We offer a creative and challenging work environment with a wide range of growth opportunities, and we are always looking for talented and hardworking individuals to join us. If you want to be a part of our exciting team, email your resume to [email protected].