Diamonds and gold
SPONSORED: Jewellery and Watch Show Abu Dhabi has become one of the key events for discovering regional and international designers.
In it’s 27th edition, it will once again be returning to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from October 26 to October 30 at with rare and never-before-seen pieces to delight and dazzle.
With plenty of activations and exclusive pieces to explore, one of the spaces we are looking forward to spending some time at is the Emirati Designer Gallery. Dedicated to promoting young Emirati entrepreneurs, the platform provides an exposure to new names that will adoring your jewellery boxes in no time.
This year there are several new UAE designers who have selected JWS as their debut for their brand, including Arqa Jewellery, Baguette Design, Charms of Arabia, Tanache Jewels and Pearls Gallery.
To celebrate the rich talent in the UAE, JWS is once again hosting the EBDA’A Award in collaboration with Azza Al Qubaisi, the first jewellery artist in the region. The Awards are designed to give designers a chance to submit their jewellery design sketches and be evaluated by experts who will also provide counsel and guidance. The categories for the Awards are: Pearl Design, Emirati Design, Calligraphy and People of Determination. We can’t wait to see who the worthy winner will be this year.
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Once you’ve familiarised yourself if the names of tomorrow, why not stop by the most valuable guitars in the world priced at over Dhs7 million and covered in 11,441 diamonds. Coronet Diamond Guitar is owned by Aaron Shum Jewelry of Hong Kong, parent company of Lifestyle Fine Jewelry. We suggest wearing your sunglasses.
During this year’s event, all visitors have a unique chance to win a jewellery piece of their choice. All you need to do is take a picture of any item (worth up to Dhs20,000), share the image on their Instagram page and include the following in the post for a chance to win. Don’t forget to include @JWSAbuDhbai as well as #JWSDailyJewels and name of the exhibitor in your post. A winner will be announced each day.
See full list of brands and what’s happening at JWS here
Visitors can come on the day or register online for fast track entry + free parking here
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