Banaras Beads Limited was founded in the year 1940 by Late Mr. Kanhaiya Lal Gupta, the father of Mr. Ashok Kumar Gupta. Ashok Kumar Gupta currently acts as Chairman and Managing Director, handling special aspects of the business including property and building expansion, construction, government relations, and other high level projects.
Mr. Ashok Gupta's son Mr. Siddharth Gupta, schooled abroad in London where he earned a Bachelors in Glass Technology, has now taken over as Executive Director, assuming the leadership of all divisions including sales, creative marketing, product development, customer relations, and other company teams that focus primarily on maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships with retail accounts and supplier partners.

Banaras Beads has grown over the last 70 years to become by far THE largest and most productive jewelry and bead company in India– they export 75% of all the beads exported from the country. They can now be counted among a small group of leading international manufacturers that can meet the production capacity needs of large multi store chains such as Michaels and Walmart, with a wide variety of beautiful, high quality jewelry products at extremely competitive prices.
The company supplies fashionable jewelry making supplies and finished jewelry to over 70 countries around the world, with the majority of focus on the U.S. and Europe.