In the next stage, master craftsmen use the wax model to create the jewel in gold or titanium, which, in itself, presents additional challenges.
Certain designs are set to be made in gold, the softer, malleable, precious and more traditional metal. Her gold pieces are sometimes coloured with custom rhodium finishes. Other designs require the use of the much more challenging and extremely light titanium; a complex metal that can be anodised in incredible colours.
Her pieces are encrusted with the most exquisite diamonds and coloured gemstones, ethically sourced and handpicked by Neha herself. These creations result in voluminous, three dimensional jewelled sculptures.
The work is extremely detailed, and the crafting process is carried out under high magnification, to create perfect forms combined with perfect engineering. Each piece often needs to be broken down into several parts and linked back together to ensure comfort, movement and a surprising view from all angles.
It is estimated each jewel requires an average of 6 months of highly skilled work that can be performed by less than a handful of craftsmen in the world.