SHARJAH, Boosting its status as the most popular jewellery show in the region, the 46th Watch and Jewellery Middle East Show will successfully conclude tomorrow (Saturday) with a fantastic five-day run at Expo Centre Sharjah.
The 30,000-square-metre show has attracted more than 500 local and international companies and brands representing in excess of 20 countries from around the world.
The spring edition of the largest and long-running event of its kind has witnessed an impressive participation of leading manufacturers, designers and traders of jewellery and watches from India, Hong Kong, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Lebanon, as well as major companies and prominent brands from the United Kingdom, Japan, Russia, the United States, Latvia, Lithuania, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Jordan, Bahrain, Turkey, along with dozens of UAE companies.
For the first time since its launch 25 years ago, Canada took part in the event, in which India had the largest pavilion of all participating countries, showcasing the season's most exquisite and intricately crafted jewellery creations, followed by obviously Hong Kong pavilion, which exhibited exhibiting latest designs in Gold, Diamond and gems.
The third biggest pavilion was Italy followed by Lebanon, Thailand, Turkey respectively and last but not the least Singapore and Japan, showcasing new and unique designer jewellery. The UAE has also had an exceptional presence with the participation of leading jewelers including Cara Jewellers , Dhakan Jewellers , DANI by Daniel K.
Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, stressed that the participating countries expressed their satisfaction with the high turnout witnessed by the 46th edition, adding that Expo Centre Sharjah will never spare any effort to enhance the show's leading position locally, regionally and internationally.
"We are doing our best to further promote the exhibition's reputation as one of the region's largest and most prominent events of its kind specialized in designing, manufacturing and trading of jewellery, gold, watches, diamonds, precious stones and pearls," Al Midfa said.
Source: Emirates News Agency