Rare uncut emerald dazzles at Sharjah show
The 53rd edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show, unveiled its treasures on January 31st in Sharjah. This prestigious event, a collaboration between Expo Centre Sharjah and the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has become a beacon for luxury connoisseurs worldwide, showcasing an unrivaled collection of fine watches, diamonds, gold, and precious stones.
With over 500 leading companies and brands from around the globe participating, the exhibition stands as a testament to the region’s burgeoning status as a luxury hub. The show’s crowning jewel this year is the exhibition of one of the world’s largest uncut emeralds, a breathtaking four-kilogram gemstone, certified by a Swiss laboratory specializing in rare gems. This rare showcase not only underscores the show’s exclusivity but also offers attendees a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of gemology.
Spanning an impressive 30,000 square meters, the event is set to captivate visitors with its diverse range of exclusive and bespoke pieces, alongside an international jewelry design contest promising to spotlight emerging talent. The 2024 season introduces an exciting array of exclusive designs from renowned jewelry and watchmakers, further cementing the show’s reputation as a trendsetter in the luxury market.
Exhibitors from across the world, including the UK, USA, Russia, India, Italy, the UAE and more, present their latest innovations, drawing attention from industry insiders and enthusiasts alike. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, with special hours on Friday, the event not only showcases the latest in luxury but also offers a rich program of events dedicated to celebrating the craftsmanship and artistry behind jewelry design and watchmaking.