6 Must-See Brands At The Abu Dhabi Jewellery & Watch Show

BY Sophie Stevens / Oct 25 2018 / 20:29 PM

The 26th edition of the show kicks off today at 4pm, where 140 brands from around the world will be showcased. Browse through Bazaar's top glittering picks from this year’s event

6 Must-See Brands At The Abu Dhabi Jewellery & Watch Show
Al Hashimi Pearls

1. David Webb

The New York jeweller will be participating at the event for the first time, showcasing a special selection of new one-of-a-kind jewels as well as a full range of its most iconic styles. The latter includes their emblematic Zebra bracelet made from black and white enamel with rubies and diamonds, which pays tribute to the famous design owned by former Harper’s Bazaar editor, Diana Vreeland.

Abu Dhabi JWS David Webb

Courtesy David Webb

2. Karen Suen

Hong Kong designer Karen Suen brings her handmade jewellery collections to the event, with every piece created using the finest natural gems and diamonds mounted in gold or platinum – ideal for casual everyday glamour or knock-out evening elegance.

Abu Dhabi JWS Karen Suen

3. 55FIFTY7 The Diamond Studio

The Dubai-based atelier founded by Maryam Hassani and world-leading diamantaire Dr. Harshad Mehta presents their award winning in-house collections, as well as their bespoke service allowing clients to create their own unique designs.

Abu Dhabi JWS 55Fifty7

Courtesy 55Fifty7

4. Ralph Masri

Jewels by the 29 year-old Lebanese designer are already firm favourites of Her Majesty Queen Rania, Meghan Markle and Gigi Hadid amongst others, and new creations from his Modernist collection will be on view at the event.

Abu Dhabi JWS Ralph Masri

Courtesy Ralph Masri

5. Al Hashimi Pearls

The Bahrain jewellery house has been established since the 19th century, and will exhibit exquisite creations featuring the Queen of gemstones and treasures of the sea that the Gulf is renowned for – natural pearls.

Abu Dhabi JWS Al Hashimi Pearl Tassel Pendant

Courtesy Al Hashimi Pearls

6. Yoko London

Meanwhile the pearl theme continues with the family-run fine jewellery house Yoko London, who place such importance on sourcing the finest cultured pearls from around the world that it can take up to a year to locate a single pearl with the characteristics to complete one of their designs.

Abu Dhabi JWS Yoko London

Courtesy Yoko London

See these brands and many more at the International Jewellery and Watch Show Abu Dhabi, running from 25th–29th October 2018 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), 4pm -10pm daily. Entrance is free.