It is definitely a great piece of news for the jewelers as the first edition of Dubai Global Gem and Jewelry Fair has concluded and it really turned out to be a huge accomplishment as it saw the presence of high profile visitors from all over the country. The three day event was held between March 20 to 22, 2014, and it saw The Gem and Jewelry Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) India, Dubai Multi-Commodities Center (DMCC), Dubai’s and the regions global gateway for commodity trade and enterprise, as host.
As told by Sanjay Kothari, former chairman, GJEPC, the first edition of the Dubai fair was praiseworthy and flourishing. It noticed huge amount of visitors from countries like Pakistan, Russia and Malaysia. He pointed out the fact that the Middle East jewelry market is potential and that’s the reason that the jewelers give preference to this venue. Needless to say, the gold exhibitors were quite happy with the response and also the diamond and studded jewelry section garnered positive reaction. In all it was a very fruitful show and GJEPC looks forward to organize it every year.
Colin Shah, Managing Director, Kama Schacter opined that the fair was a big initiative by GJEPE, as it provided the jewelry industry with an international business-business platform, which was a great ground to make new connections. The most popular jewelry items showcased at the show were designer twin rings, necklace sets
with illusion setting, broad gold cuffs with laser cuts, manchettes with various gold finishes, and hallmarked jadau jewellery. The new buyers were also present who preferred lightweight chandelier earrings which had fancy cut diamonds and broad bangles pave-set with diamonds and gemstones.
Luxurious looking jewelry pieces which were cost effective as well were most preferred. The success of the show proved that it is essential to know the potential markets in advance in terms of design aesthetics and price points. The jewelers found new buyers from Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Ukraine. There was also a huge market for single-line diamond necklaces and bracelets. Looking at the overall success, it won’t be wrong to say that shows like this are the need of an hour.
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