The Legend says, Chettupuzha family settled in Thrissur on request from His Highness Sakthan Thampuran, The Maharaja of Travancore-Cochin State. Chettupuzha family was selected by the king after he came to know about the business excellence of this Old Catholic family.
Being the preeminent jewelers of Kerala, Paul & Mathew Jewelers, has a rich and colourful tradition. The origins can be traced back to the heyday of Maharaja of Travancore-Cochin state. The legend dates back to 1930, when Mr. C J Paul started a small jewellery tools shop in the heart of Thrissur Town. He later started a jewellery manufacturing centre which employed more than 200 craftsmen in 1940’s. It was the largest factory setup in Kerala for jewellery manufacturing. This factory was able to cater up to 40% of the jewellery requirements of the state.