Captivating, never-seen-before pieces displayed at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017

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This year’s Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition brings visitors a specially curated Central Exhibition, presenting vintage and privately-owned pieces, never shown in Qatar before under the theme ‘Once upon a time… luxury’.

Qatar’s leading luxury jewellery retailers, Fifty One East, Al Fardan Jewellery, Ali Bin Ali and AlMajed Jewellery, contributed to the exhibition, providing significant jewellery and accessories which showcase exceptional master craftsmanship.

Displaying over fifteen exclusive pieces, the central exhibition enables jewellery aficionados to see a unique 18k yellow gold pocket watch detailed with a 30-minute counter and perpetual calendar presented to His Majesty King Fuad of Egypt by the Swiss Colony in Egypt in 1929.

Boucheron, the famous French brand available at Fifty One East, have lent pieces from its museum in Paris dating from 1902- 1954. These include exquisite gold and diamond brooches, a matching powder case and lipstick holder detailed with diamond flowers, a square yellow gold ladies wristwatch with invisible clasp, and a purse made of twelve articulated panels.

Al Fardan Jewellery have bestowed a dazzling Piaget watch, featuring 217 beautiful baguette cut diamonds with a watch face which displays a radiant sunshine detail

Ali Bin Ali present a wealth of 1950s jewellery from the revered brand Van Cleef & Arpels. Their collection includes a striking gold and diamond necklace and earring set which was part of the former collection of Her Imperial Highness Princess Soraya of Iran.

Al Majed Jewellery present two collections of striking natural pearls: a vast necklace featuring 2,569 individual pearls connected to five pieces of white diamonds and a jewellery set displaying natural pearls, diamonds and enthralling emeralds.

The Central Exhibition is a brand new feature of DJWE, giving visitors a rare opportunity to see unique pieces, each with a fascinating story to tell. This precious jewellery has travelled across the globe, handled with great care to ensure they long continue to enthrall jewellery enthusiasts.

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