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Meet the Jeweler to the Stars! Chris Aire Tells His Inspiring Story on CNN’s African Voices

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Chris Aire is popularly known as the ‘King of Bling’. He is a celebrity jeweler and international designer of customized ornaments. However, there’s so much more to this man than just the jewelry he makes for his super star celebrity clients.

In this edition of CNN‘s African Voices, Chris Aire talks to Vladimir Duthiers about his growing up days and the challenges he faced. With his father not in support of his desire to go to America, Chris had to work double hard to prove and establish himself.

His friend’s father opened his eye to the art and craft of jewelry and Chris’ life took a turn. Working his way from the bottom, Chris is now giving back to the society.

Watch this inspiring videos and see the man behind the name.

Part I

Part II

Part III

18 Comments

  1. Pinkfunky

    December 16, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    Very inspiring documentary.
    All of our pushing and pressing through life’s challenges am ount to nothing when God Himself calls us to be and do more than all of our best efforts on our strongest of days all added up together could have ever been apart from Him.

  2. Pinkfunky

    December 17, 2013 at 12:11 am

    Very inspiring documentary.
    All of our pushing and pressing through life’s challenges amount to nothing when God Himself calls us to be and do more than all of our best efforts on our strongest of days all added up together could have ever been apart from Him.

  3. Say the truth

    December 17, 2013 at 2:39 am

    Success story, no govt contract. Fantastic role model for the youngsters. Salute!

    • Autoprincess

      December 17, 2013 at 10:00 am

      Don’t be too sure of that, please!

    • Mariaah

      December 17, 2013 at 11:13 am

      LOL… I’m sleep…

    • Anon

      December 17, 2013 at 12:27 pm

      Isn’t there a rumour that he has an oil block?

  4. mcmeffy

    December 17, 2013 at 2:42 am

    Hmm.. Touching and Inspiring… need more of dzzz…

  5. max

    December 17, 2013 at 5:12 am

    Nice story

  6. inspired

    December 17, 2013 at 6:49 am

    i hope to be celebrated soon too!with God,all things are possible

  7. Momoh

    December 17, 2013 at 8:51 am

    Nice one Big ups 2 u

  8. Ofure

    December 17, 2013 at 10:36 am

    uhmm..very inspiring…,and you make Nigeria proud,love you Chris Aire

  9. troublemaker

    December 17, 2013 at 10:43 am

    great inspiration. very humble man. new found respect for Mr Aire

  10. T.I.

    December 17, 2013 at 11:33 am

    Mature and inspiring interview. Tired of entertainment with no value added inspiration. Chris Aire made Nigeria proud!

  11. lola

    December 17, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Read his interview on how he started his jewellery business in a national newspaper 5 years ago,Chris is a role model to emulate.

  12. Akintunde

    December 17, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Salute Baba Chris Aire…..Keep making us proud and God bless you more…You are one of my role model.

  13. TA

    December 18, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    Kudos Mr Chris,keep it up.

  14. frances

    December 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Very inspiring! Goes to show that if we work hard,are determined with God on our side,we’ll make it,Nigerian or not.

    http://imperfectlyperfect92.wordpress.com

  15. mcmeffy

    December 30, 2013 at 11:59 pm

    Dont forget that his folks are wealthy ooooo!

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