FREIBURG, Germany: The jewellery industry is one of the largest export sectors within India, Colombia is producing some of the largest emeralds in the world and Hong Kong has become one of the international headquarters for jewellery manufacturers. In short: Few industries are as internationally inherent as the jewellery and gem industry. The Jewellery & Gem Fair Europe, 1-4 April 2014, brings high quality exhibitors from around the world, to Europe. Many of which have never exhibited in Europe prior to this fair, making this extremely advantageous for the 6,000 expected trade visitors. These visitors have the chance to expand their portfolios and suppliers, explore new materials and products, and develop their international business contacts, without having to travel to Asia, India or the Americas. This provides a huge incentive, especially to jewellers and designers from small and medium sized companies, and with the fair taking place during the spring buying season. More than 430 exhibitors, from over 33 countries and regions will fill the exhibition halls in Freiburg.
Fine jewellery from Hong Kong
One of the companies exhibiting for the first time in Germany is Finex Jewellery Ltd, coming from Hong Kong. Although established in 2005, Finex Jewellery has already made a name for itself as one of the leaders in the industry. Finex Jewellery has more than 400 highly qualified specialists, from various countries, working for the company and produces more than 1 million pieces of jewellery each year. Finex Jewellery's portfolio consists of 14-18 carat gold jewellery with precious stones, semi-precious stones, pearls and diamonds. Also included in the collections are high-quality silver pieces with natural and synthetic stones. These creations are designed by European designers, making them extremely attractive to the European market. Visit Finex Jewellery at stand 1B06.
Diamonds from India
The Indian based manufacturer KARP specialises in the production and marketing of polished diamonds and diamond jewellery. Their distribution is currently worldwide, however, this is the first time they will be present at a German trade show. KARP has 12 global offices will have two booths at the fair. You can find them at booth 1C13 and 2G01.
Award-winning jewellery from Thailand
Founded in 1973, the Pranda Group ranks among the world's leading manufacturers of fine jewellery. This is demonstrated by the dozens of awards received in the past few years. In 2012, they won the JNA Award for Producer of the Year and in 2013 were awarded Sustainability Initiative of the Year, not to mention that they have also previously received awards for design and export. Visit the Pranda Group at booth 1A02.
Exceptional pieces from Russia
Exclusive jewellery designs are what distinguish the Mousson studio from others. The Russian company creates unique, eye-catching jewellery pieces with 18 carat gold, in various colours and with a variety of stones including diamonds, rubies, sapphires, pearls and many more. Many of the pieces are hand-made and the studio can produces individual pieces to order. Find Mousson at both 2A05.
Emeralds from Colombia
Colombia has one of the largest deposits of emeralds in the world and it is for this reason that Colombia will have its own country pavilion at the fair. The Jewellery & Gem Fair are working with the ACODES, a non-profit organisation who work at bringing Colombian emeralds to new markets around the world. They work very closely with the Colombian government to ensure ethical labour standards are adhered to, throughout the supply chain. The basic principle is to help strengthen the trust of buyers around the world.
85% of visitors are decision makers
The Jewellery and Gem Europe is the only European event with a focus on sourcing. Take this opportunity to meet the highest quality manufacturers and suppliers in the jewellery industry, together under one roof, from the 1-4 April 2014. Register online for a free entrance pass to the fair at: http://www.JGF-Europe.com
About the organiser
UBM Asia, organiser of highly professional, international, global jewellery trade fairs creates possibilities for business in the jewellery industry throughout the world. More than 100,000 commercial agents visit the UBM Asia jewellery trade fairs, where more than 9,500 exhibitors from around the globe are registered. The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which took
place in September 2013, is the world's leading trade fair with over 3,500 exhibitors and around 5,2000 visitors. The regular trade fair taking place in June is Asia's biggest international mid-year trade fair in the jewellery industry. Furthermore, UBM Asia organises jewellery trade fairs in Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Shanghai in China; Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata und Mumbai in India; Japan; Istanbul in Turkey; Singapore; Taiwan; Freiburg in Germany and Moscow as well as St Petersburg in Russia.
You can find more information about the Jewellery and Gem Fair Europe here: http://www.JGF-Europe.com
SOURCE UBM Live