SHARJAH 1 October 2019: Come and marvel at the Guinness world record holder — double toned 18K white and rose gold US$4.9 million ring studded with an astounding 7,777 pieces of round, brilliant-cut natural diamonds.
It goes on display today (Tuesday) at the five-day Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show at Expo Centre Sharjah. Admission is free.
Recreating the stunning Lotus Temple in Delhi, the ring is designed by Bhandari, founder of Lakshikaa Jewels. The record-breaking ring, weighing 70.42 gm, was designed to mimic the shape of a closed lotus flower and is made up of 27 petals studded with thousands of round brilliant-cut diamonds. It took a team of 12 artisans “18 months and innumerable hours” to create it.
Lakshikaa Jewels is a leading manufacturer of wedding jewellery in Mumbai, offering the best in class of craftsmanship and design.
The 47th edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show brings together more than 500 local, regional and international exhibitors and brand, over an area of 30,000 square metres, making it one of the Middle East’s largest shows in terms of occupied exhibition space.
1 Kilo Gold
As with every edition of the show, fabulous prizes await the lucky shoppers, starting from the mega raffle for a kilo of gold on the final day of the show to daily prizes on every purchase of Dh500.
Watch and jewellery makers and designers from Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Thailand, along with a large number of new exhibitors from Bahrain, Brazil, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Turkey, are taking part in the five-day event besides some of the best UAE companies.
An exclusive Designers’ Pavilion will bring together a host of the most prominent jewellery designers to display the most stylish and exquisite jewellery creations from renowned designers.
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and International Gemological Institute (IGI) will also hold seminars run by some of the top experts, who will furnish visitors with essential information on gemstone jewellery, diamonds and pearls in addition to how to read reports and ratings before buying jewellery”.
The show opens its doors to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 pm to 10 pm. It will also be open on Thursday from 12 pm to 11 pm, Friday from 3 pm to 11 pm and Saturday from 12 pm to 10pm. The exhibition will be exclusively open for Ladies on Wednesday from 12 pm to 4 pm.