Online jewellery store Bluestone.com has secured $5mn funding from Accel Partners and Meena Ganesh, CEO & MD of Pearson Education Services.
BlueStone is founded by Vidya Nataraj and Gaurav Kushwaha and offers latest jewellery designs and a wide range of products.
Gaurav Khushwha was earlier the CEO of Chakpak (which was later acquired by Flipkart). Vidya Nataraj is an MBA from INSEAD and earlier worked with family-owned Landmark Ltd (a books and lifestyle pan-India retail chain later sold to TATA Trent).
The funding was actually closed 2-3 months back and even Pepperfry, the ecommerce startup by ex-eBay India head is betting big on selling jewellery online. Earlier, another online jewellery store CaratLane raised $6mn from Tiger Global Management LLC.