Nearly 300 exhibitors of global designers and manufacturers of watch and jewellery as well as local jewellers and Emirati designers will take part in Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show (WJMES) opening in Sharjah, UAE tomorrow (October 5).
The 48th edition of Mena’s largest specialized jewellery and watch trade fair will run until October 9 at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Organised by the Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), the exhibition spans over an area of 30,000 sq m. This year's edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show includes national pavilions for a number of world-leading countries in the gold industry, such as Italy, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and Thailand.
The event is also featuring leading companies and famous brands from the US, the UK, Bahrain, China, Canada, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Pakistan, Yemen, Turkey, Brazil, Malta, in addition to dozens of Emirati companies.
Apart from being a perfect platform to ink deals and forge partnerships, the WJMES showcases state-of-the-art products of jewellery, gemstones, pearls, and watches inspired by contemporary trends, traditions, and different cultures around the world with the possibility of direct purchase.
The show provides an invaluable opportunity to visitors to win the grand prize "BMW x2", in addition to daily raffle draws on gold and diamond prizes.
For the first time, the event will see the organization of introductory workshops on the art and craft of making jewellery that will be delivered by the Emirati Jewellers Group.
The workshops touch on a number of topics, including the art of electrochemical etching on metals, the art of sawing metal and inlaying stones, and methods of drawing and colouring gemstones.
The Organizing Committee of the Expo Centre Sharjah underlined that utmost precautionary and preventive measures have been taken to ensure the public health of everyone.
The show will open its doors to visitors, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 12 pm to 10 pm, Thursday from 12 pm to 11 pm, and Friday from 3 pm to 11 pm. – TradeArabia News Service