The prestigious 11th annual Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition 2014 has started and is being held at the Qatar National Convention Centre. Having the backing of the Prime Minister of Qatar, Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, this is the most-awaited event of this year. It is orchestrated by Qatar Tourism Authority, in coordination with q.media events. First time in history, Fira Barcelona, the Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition is hosting 34 exhibitors from the State of Qatar and all across the world in nearly 20,000 square meters of space. It is nothing less than a pleasure for the guests to experience the most luxurious gemstone and prestigious watch brands, presented by the exhibitors.
Local exhibitor Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons is displaying their creations. Besides, other exhibitors from Qatar, namely, Al Fardan Jewellery Company, Ali Bin Ali group, Qatar Luxury Group (QELA), Al Majed Jewellery, Blue Salon, Al Muftah Jewellery, Amiri Gems WLL, Fifty One East, Al Jaber watches, Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons WLL, Al Majed Pearls / Dar Al Majid Jewellery, Royal Jewellery (Al Malakia), Bulgari Jewellery, Al Makki Jewellery & Watches, Al Mawla Jewellery, Matis Jewellery , Versailles Jewellery, Wazni Jewellery, Doha Marketing Services Co. (Domasco) Tiara Jewellery, Tzarina Jewellery, Blue Diamond Group, Paris Gallery, Domasco, Mattis Jewellery, Tzarina, Charmeleena, Sabek and Safana Jewellery, also making their presence felt.
However, most eyes are set on the rare pink diamond necklace which is on display at the event. The jewelry is made by major jewelry maker and a member of the Responsible Jewelry Council, Gembel European Sales NV. It is valued QR2.37mn. Pink diamonds are the rarest diamonds and hence the pink necklace set is indeed special. Compromising of a ring, a pair of earrings and a necklace, the set has been brought to Qatar for the first time. It is revealed by an official that different diamonds have been used to make the necklace set. Other than 12 pink diamonds, 12 natural yellow colored diamonds have also been used to design this hand-made necklace set. The pink ones are not very big but they are natural. Entire set consists of 74 carats of diamond, as necklace has 60.67 carats of diamonds, while earrings has 11.91 carats, and the ring, 3.4 carats of diamond.
Started on February 25, the DJWE will conclude on March 2, which makes it a total of 6-day occasion.