04 Oct, 2018
Organised by Reed Exhibitions, the 26th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Jewellery & Watch Show JWS returns to ADNEC, from the 25th until the 29th of October.
For a quarter of a century, JWS Abu Dhabi has played host to some of the best names in the business and the shrewdest buyers – making it the place to see the latest trends in watch design and exquisite fashion jewellery from around the world.
JWS will showcase 140 brands from 25 different countries, including 45 new brands showcasing for the very first time in the UAE capital. International and local brands making their UAE showcase debut include: David Webb, Sartoro, Scavia, Jaipur Gems, Al Masaood, Veschetti Jewels, Charles Oudin, Amwaj, Yoko London, Djula, George Hakim and Persee Paris to name a few.
With a focus on bringing back the true essence of the show, a new un-missable theme highlights Emirati, regional and international talent. Enthusiasts will have the opportunity to ‘Meet the Masters’ discovering the stories and expertise behind exhibitor’s fine craftsmanship. Throughout the show, intricate jewellery and watch pieces from rare, high-end, exclusives to those for everyday use with a hint of glamour will be displayed and available to purchase, catering to all needs and tastes.
The show includes Salon des Grandes Complications curated MPP MIDDLE EAST in partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland and dedicated area displaying some of the World’s finest and latest creations from renowned watchmaking brands including: Frank Muller, Panerai, S.T. Dupont, Louis Moinet and Krayon.
The International Designer Gallery includes 20 new brands and worldwide designers presenting for the first time in Abu Dhabi, exquisite pieces of fashion jewellery, capturing the balance between sophistication and simplicity brands include: Karen Suen, Bee Primus, Ralph Masri, Kohinoor and Da Ring Maker.
The Emirati Designer Gallery is a dedicated gallery to the UAE’s homegrown, upcoming talent and entrepreneurs, showcasing the national identity with bold and inspired creations. Brands include: Thekrayat, Fatima Al Khoory, Baguette, Abdar Jewellery and Tanache.
Visitors can also take their artistic senses on cultural journeys to India and Brazil, exploring displays of sculptural art works, textile fashion trends and gastronomic flavours.
Visiting Abu Dhabi for the very first time, the famous Indian fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani will be present on the first 3 days of the event and will display a wide collection of his latest designs. Brazil Experience will host over 10 brands making their UAE debut, displaying exclusive handmade and luxury home-deco products as well as trendy fashion clothing lines from popular Brazilian designers.
The artesian florists Maison des Fleurs will bring the French tradition and elegance to JWS, offering dedicated, bespoke workshops, teaching the art of floral arrangement with unmatched creativity and technique.