Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair Is BackWith the grand success of its inception, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is set to place at the halls of the Sands Expo and Convention Centre once again, from 23 to 26 October 2014 .
The biggest and most significant fine jewellery marketplace in Singapore and the region, the fair will present over 200 exhibitors and occupy more than 10,000 square metres of exhibition space. The main fair comprises country pavilions featuring a wide assortment of fine jewellery as well as loose gems, diamonds and pearls, from acclaimed jewellers from Belgium , Germany , Hong Kong , Israel , Italy , Japan ,Switzerland , Thailand , USA and the world over.
The fair will also bring the finest of vintage jewellery at one venue, by showcasing the most mesmerising and extraordinary treasures that only time can create. From private collections to estate fine jewellery, these unique antique masterpieces handcrafted from platinum, gold, and silver and accentuated with diamonds and precious stones all have glorious heritage and history to their names.
Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair Design Awards
On the opening day (Thursday, 23 October 2014), the Singapore Jewellery Design Award (SJDA) will also be presented at the fair, to recognise young jewellery designers for their talent, to provide a public platform for them to display their designs and skills and to open up pathways to the jewellery retail market.
Themed "The Most Important Day of Life", the competition required design students to create a piece of jewellery for the most important day of his or her life in three different periods - the past, the present and the future.
The winners are:
• Cat A (Past) -- Winner: Ms Anastasia Antonovich, Russia, Moscow State University of Design and Technology
• Cat B (Present) -- Winner: Mr Kevin Koh, Singapore, Nanyang Polytechnic
• Cat C (Future) -- Winner: Ms Carla Hesita, Philippines, University of The Philippines Diliman
In support of young, new talent in the jewellery industry, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair committee, in partnership with local design schools including Raffles Design Institute, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, and Jewellery Design and Management International School, will also provide an opportunity for these students to showcase their jewellery creations at the fair.
About Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair
Exclusively endorsed by the Singapore Jewellers Association and the Diamond Exchange of Singapore, the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is the largest fine jewellery event in Singapore and the region, and will see more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries, targeting the region's fastest growing high-net-worth population. The event is organised by UBM Media ( Singapore ) Pte Ltd, a member of UBM Asia, organiser of the most professional international jewellery fairs globally including the world's number one fine jewellery event, the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair.
About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia . Established with its headquarters inHong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global network of 30 offices and 1,300 staff in 24 major cities. We operate in 20 market sectors with 230 exhibitions and conferences, 23 trade publications, 20 online products for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.
About MIA&D Fair
MIA&D Fair, the photography and design art fair, conceived in Milan in 2011 by Fabio Castelli, was created with the aim of highlighting the transverse role that photography has come to play between the languages of expression of the contemporary art system. In 2014 Milan Image Art Fair looks to Singapore for its international expansion and announce its first edition in the new capital of art in the South Pacific from 23rd to26th October 2014 during the 4th Singapore International Photography Festival.
SOURCE Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014