53rd Watch & Jewelry Middle East Show displays luxurious gold collections

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Watch & Jewelry Middle East Show
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The 53rd Watch & Jewelry Middle East Show (WJMES) is underway at the Expo Center in Sharjah, offering visitors a remarkable opportunity to explore one of the largest collections of gold and jewelry in the country and the wider region.

The largest commercial jewelry exhibition in the UAE and across the region, the Watch & Jewelry Middle East Show is organized by Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS) with support from the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).

The exhibition stands out with its exquisite display of the rarest and finest gold jewelry, drawing inspiration from Emirati and Arab heritage, as well as showcasing international and local designs.

With exclusive pieces of the highest quality jewelry, gold adornments, and unique diamonds, the event features over 500 exhibitors representing major companies and renowned local and international brands, all within the 53rd edition of the exhibition, which concludes on February 4.

53rd WJMES at Sharjah Expo Center

Additionally, there’s a remarkable collection of rare Egyptian artifacts plated with 24-carat gold, valued at $1 million (AED 4 million), as well as scooters and bicycles adorned with 24-carat gold plates, priced at $816,783 (AED 3 million).

One of the standout attractions at the event is the world’s tallest shivering, inspired by ancient Emirati heritage and crafted entirely from pure gold, measuring an impressive length of 2.2 meters with a price tag of $350,000 (AED1.3 million).

The exhibition dazzles with its diverse range of gold jewelry, featuring unique designs that draw inspiration from Arab and Emirati heritage. Salem Al Shueibi Jewelry, a prominent participant in the exhibition, showcases over 60,000 pieces across an expansive 1,200-square-meter area. Its collection includes heritage gold in 21-carat and 18-carat white gold, along with a dedicated section for diamond-studded Arab gold.

According to the statement, “In addition to the local companies, the exhibition also hosts the latest fashion products and lines of jewelry, gemstones, pearls, and jewelry from leading international companies hailing from India, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Russia, China, Singapore, and Thailand.”

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