Reena Ahluwalia Donates Paintings to Benefit JFC

Las Vegas: Noted jewellery designer and artist Reena Ahluwalia has donated two original, museum quality, painting to be auctioned at the Jewelers for Children (JFC) Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas, NV.  The paintings, Portal of Empowerment and Radiate Brilliance , show highly nuanced, hyper-realistic diamonds with ultra-magnified facets.

Ahluwalia is a multiple award-winning Canadian Jewellery designer, diamond painter and educator.  Coveted internationally by jewellery and art collectors, she is recognized as one of the top masters of jewellery design in Canada.  She has won numerous national and international awards, including the coveted De Beers Diamonds International Award, Rio Tinto Diamonds Global Design Competition and the Tahitian Pearl Trophy.

“My paintings are very personal to me and each one is unique creation that has its own personality.  Said Ahluwalia.  Knowing that the sale of them will benefit children who need the most help is truly gratifying for me.”

Both paintings will be on display during the event for potential bidders to view up close.  Portal of Empowerment is valued at $ 20,000 on the collector’s market and Radiate Brilliance is valued at $ 10,000.

“Having a talent such as Reena provide these beautiful paintings to benefit Jewelleers for Children is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for the charity.  Said David Rocha, executive director.  So many more children will be helped due to her generosity and huge heart.”

The Facets of Hope event will take place on Wednesday, June 7, in the South Seas Ballroom at Mandalay Bay Resort Casino.  The paintings will be on display during the cocktail reception starting at 6:00 p.m. and during the dinner and program.  Anyone interested in presenting a reserve bid before the event can contact JFC.