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Jewellery Arabia 2016 celebrates 25 years

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If you’re looking for some Jewellery inspiration this festive season, then head over to Jewellery Arabia 2016, which is running from 22nd to 26th November at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. The show which celebrates 25 years this year, is the largest & most prestigious fine jewellery and watch exhibition in the Middle East.

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is taking part with a curated pavilion of wedding sector service providers and a high-end bridal fashion show.

The fashion show will be attended by families only, and will showcase exclusive collections of the finest wedding dresses produced by some of the biggest names in the fashion industry at a local, regional and global level. Participants include Tagreed Al Arryed and Zahraa Al Mousawi from Bahrain, Amina Al Jassim and Sherwin Darrel from Saudi Arabia, Nashmia Al Shoryaan from Kuwait, Fashion Dalinda from France, Vyacheslav Zaitsev from Russia, Saiid Kobeisy and Naja Saade from Lebanon and Cristina Edu from Romania.

Jewellery Arabia 2016 sets a perfect platform to market the Kingdom of Bahrain as an ideal destination for weddings, as it is the most prominent jewellery exhibition in the region, and attracts thousands of visitors from different nationalities, covering a large area of 21,000 square meters and brings together more than 600 exhibitors from 30 different countries.

 Also, exhibiting again is The Hong Kong Jewellery Manufacturers’ Association (HKJMA) who is bringing a 47 strong group of Hong Kong’s leading jewellery companies. “Jewellery Arabia is a very important gateway for Hong Kong jewellery manufacturers to enter the Middle East market,” said Kim Chan, a regular exhibitor from Akima Jewellery Limited.

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), an apex body of India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry, is bringing a 50 strong group of leading companies from the Indian gem and jewellery industry. Occupying 750 square metres of space in hall 2, the pavilion will showcase exquisite local craftsmanship and a wide selection of high-end and fine diamond jewellery.

Participating for the 13th consecutive year, the India pavilion will feature high-end diamond jewellery, gold and platinum jewellery, fine jewellery, loose diamonds, studded gold jewellery, designer handmade jewellery, bridal jewellery and exclusive pieces. Catering to the tastes of the Middle East market, Indian participants will focus on jewellery with colour stones, sapphires, emeralds, rubies and solitaire diamonds. Diamond jewellery in palladium and platinum and in different settings will also be showcased.

The presence of the Thailand pavilion for the third consecutive year at Jewellery Arabia reflects the great potential and the growing market for Thai jewellery in the Middle East. It is also expected to establish strong connections between regional traders and Thailand’s gems and jewellery market.

A new highlight at the pavilion this year is the presence of The Gem and Jewellery Institute of Thailand (GIT), one of the world’s best gemmological labs. GIT will provide visitors with lab services and share knowledge with those seeking trustworthy information about gems and jewellery.

The GIA (Gemological Institute of America), a world leader in gem and jewellery education, will conduct complimentary seminars during Jewellery Arabia 2016. GIA experts will offer attendees – ranging from the trade to consumers and connoisseurs – insights into the different aspects of gems and jewellery through daily free to attend 45 minute seminars. As the creator of the famous 4Cs of diamond quality and the 7 Pearl Value FactorsTM, GIA is considered the world’s foremost authority in gemology. Seminar topics include diamond colour on the D-to-Z scale, fluorescence in diamonds, pearl history and its value factors, synthetic diamonds and ruby sources.

For further information and tickets http://www.jewelleryarabia.com/

 

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